Harpsichords

The following harpsichords are owned by Eastman, and are available for regular use by students:

  • A two-manual harpsichord by William Dowd, patterned after instruments by the 18th century German harpsichord maker Michael Mietke.
  • A single-manual harpsichord by Anderson Dupree, restored by Kevin Spindler, built according to the tradition of the Ruckers family in the early 17th century.
  • A two-manual harpsichord by William Dowd, in 18th-century French style, after Blanchet.
  • A single-manual harpsichord in 17th-century Italian style, built by William Post Ross. 

In addition, the following instruments are available for occasional use, primarily in concerts:

  • A single-manual Flemish harpsichord built by Richard Kingston, located in the room of the Collegium Musicum.
  • A two-manual harpsichord built by William Dowd, in 18th-century French style, after Pascal Taskin, located in Kilbourn Hall.
  • A two-manual harpsichord built by Eric Herz, located in Ciminelli Lounge in the Student Living Center.