NEUPERT harpsichord "Couperin"

NEUPERT harpsichord 
The NEUPERT "Couperin" harpsichord combines different and exciting aspects of the harpsichord's renaissance in the 20th century.

NEUPERT's design of the "Couperin" harpsichord in terms of the construction, acoustics, and basic touch was chosen in accordance with the spirit of the period of the first half of the 20th century.

Technical details

double manual harpsichord

keyboard compass: C-f 3 (= 4 1/2 octaves)

lower manual: 81', 4' 
upper manual: 82', lute to 82'
manual coupler

length 183 cm (6') 
width 95 cm (3'2") 
net weight 94 kg

optional plastic or wooden jacks, Delrin plectra

case: optional: nut or different kinds of veneer or painted in the colours of theNEUPERT samples, also with gold-coloured banding

Additional options

  • Benches and covers matching the instrument
  • pedals instead of hand-stops
  • 4'-shifting coupler (i.e. optional playing of the 4' from lower or upper manual)
  clavecin à deux claviers

étendue de clavier: Do-fa3 (= 4 1/2 octaves)

I. clavier: 81', 4' 
II. clavier: 82', 82'-luth; 
accouplement à claviers 
longueur 183 cm, largeur 95 cm, net 94 kg

2 manuali

estensione della tastíera: 4 1/2 ottave (Do-fa3)

I. manuale: 81', 4' 
II. manuale: 82', liuto a 82
accopiamento manuale 

lunghezza 183 cm, larghezza 95 cm, netto 94 kg

2 teclados

extensión del teclado: 4 1/2 octavas (Do-fa3)

I. teclado: 81', 4' 
II. teclado: 82', laúd a 82
acoplamiento de teclado 

largo 183 cm, ancho 95 cm, neto 94 kg