Custom Made Harpsichord

SØRLI Lautenwerke and Harpsichords

Steven Sørli, 425 Pratt Corner Road, Amherst, MA 01002
Telephone: 413-259-1774
email: sorli(at)lautenwerk(dot)com

HARPSICHORD PRICE LIST

GUT-STRUNG CLAVICYTHERIUM - $11,000.00
Upright lyre with keyboard, soundboard on wrest plank only, 37" wide, 19" deep, stands 81" tall, 58" transport length, weight without legs: 66 pounds, compass: GG-d3, Not transposing, 1x8', synthetic gut strings, music rack, 4 turned legs.

PEDAL BOARD CLAVICYTHERIUM - $15,000.00
Upright semi-open lyre with pedal board and bench, soundboard at top, 34" wide, 83" tall, 14" deep, stands behind bench and player providing perfect stereo balance, Baroque style flat and straight pedal board with light action, compass: C-d', not transposing, 2x8', all brass strung, trestle stand to support any style harpsichord. Manual instrument not included.

Pedal Board Clavicytherium Pedal Board Clavicytherium with German Double

METAL-STRUNG CLAVICYTHERIUM - $15,000.00
Upright open lyre with iron and brass strings, 32" wide, 19" deep, stands 8' 8" tall, 6' 8" transport length, weight without legs: 64 pounds, compass: AA-a" (49 notes, BB can be tuned to GG), Not transposing, 1x8', music rack, 4 turned legs. Unique resonant sound with a delightful, thick texture. Available with lute strings in lieu of metal.

Metal-Strung Clavicytherium Metal-Strung clavicytherium

HARP CLAVICHORD - $15,000.00
Upright lyre with metal strings, 35" wide, 21" deep, stands 7' 2" tall, 5' 3" transport length, weight without legs: 82 pounds, compass: AA-d3 (54 notes, BB tuned to GG) 6.25" octave span, jack-assist clavichord action (jacks can be engaged to pluck in unison with the tangents to boost the volume four times.) The sound with the jacks is more like a clavichord, making this the loudest clavichord ever made. A beautiful vibrato (bebung) is possible by vibrating keys up and down. Not transposing, 1x8', music rack, 4 turned legs.

Harp Clavichord Harp Clavichord

CELESTIAL LAUTENWERK SINGLE MANUAL - $20,000.00
64" long, 36 3/4" wide, compass: GG-d3, transposing: A415/440, 1x8', 1x4', 8' has two ranks of jacks at different plucking points (these may be engaged at the same time for greater volume and texture), additional upright soundboard located on wrest plank provides a brighter lute sound, 3 turned legs.

65" LAUTENWERCK SINGLE MANUAL - $19,000.00
65" long, 35" wide, compass: GG-d3, transposing: A415/440, 1x8', 1x4', 8' has two ranks of jacks at different plucking points (these may be engaged at the same time for greater volume and texture), 3 turned legs.

LAUTENWERCK DOUBLE MANUAL - $30,000.00
77" long, 36" or 40" wide, compass: GG-d3 or FF-g3, transposing: A392/415/440, all lute-strung: 2x8', 1x4', no coupler, lower manual slides in to engage 4', two sets of jacks for one 8', one on each manual with dogleg damper jacks, other 8' on lower manual, double curve bentside, German banister or trestle stand.

GERMAN DOUBLE HARPSICHORD/LAUTENWERCK - $30,000.00
84" long, 33" wide, upper manual: FF-a", 1x8' lute-strung, lower manual: GG,AA,C-d3, 2x8' brass-strung, total range with left hand on upper and right hand on lower: FF-d3 (58 notes), transposing: A392/415/440, 6.25" octave span, both keyboards have two ranks of jacks, no coupler as keyboards are offset a fourth, German apron stand with 8 turnings, compact double-manual harpsichord in 17th century style.

German Double Harpsichord German Double Harpsichord

GERMAN DOUBLE HARPSICHORD - $30,000.00
84" long, 33" wide, compass: GG,AA,C-d3 (53 notes), 2x8' brass-strung, 1x4' lute-strung, transposing: A392/A415/A440, 6.25" octave span, two 8' ranks of jacks on the lower, one 8' rank on the upper, dogleg 4' plays from either manual, dampers for the 8' choir with two ranks of jacks are located on 4' dogleg jacks, no coupler, German apron stand with 8 turnings, compact double-manual in 17th century style. Available without 4' stop for $27,000.00

GERMAN SINGLE HARPSICHORD - $22,000.00
78" long, 36" wide, compass: GG-d3, transposing: A415/440, 2x8', 1x4', metal-strung, buff stop, 3 turned screw-in legs with bottom apron. Available with lute-strung 4'.

PEDAL BOARD HARPSICHORD - $16,000.00
Two narrow cases stack together with Baroque style flat and straight pedal board, compass C-d', 1x8' with 2 ranks of jacks, all brass stringing, trestle stand to support any style harpsichord, bench included. Manual instrument not included.

Pedal Board Harpsichord Pedal Board Harpsichord

EXTRAS
Casein Tortoiseshell key tops with Casein Ivory sharp tops, $200.
Brown Mallee Burl key tops with Casein Ivory sharp tops, $200.
Red Mallee Burl key tops with Casein Ivory sharp tops, $300.
Harfenzuge stop (for lute choir), $350.
Wooden jacks, $800. Per choir
Swivel piano stool or economy bench, $350.
Transposing Keyboard is not available for the Clavicytheria and Pedal Harpsichords

Deliveries to Massachusetts add 6.25% sales tax
No-interest financing available in the USA only

Mallee Burl Keys

Brown and Red Mallee Burl with Casein Ivory Key Tops


Harpsichord Cover

Quilted cotton cover included with all instruments

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