1764-83 Goermans Taskin harpsichord

Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments, University of Edinburgh

Catalogue number HD5-JG1764.29


Double-manual harpsichord by Jean Goermans/Pascal Taskin, 1764/83, Paris


Details about this harpsichord

          This harpsichord is said to be one of the finest sounding harpsichords in the world.  Indeed it is one of the most beautiful instruments both in its decoration and in its musical qualities.


         A few details about this harpsichord are available on the Russell Collection Website:




Unfortunately the information available no longer includes the detailed descriptions and measurements which were available previously.