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The Wighton Harpsichord

The instrument

The Wighton Harpsichord is a French double-manual instrument after the C18 maker Nicholas Blanchet. It was built by Mark Stevenson, Cambridge 1983.

Technical details :


2 x 8' and 1 x 4'

with buff to 2nd 8'


shove coupler


FF - f3


transposing from A415Hz to A440Hz


2.36m x 0.91m

(93'' x 36'')


Accessing the Wighton Harpsichord

In addition to its use in Residency concert work, the Wighton Harpsichord will in due course be made accessible for the purposes of personal study, teaching and concert loans. Enquiries to: harpsichord@wighton.org


Concerts featuring the Wighton Harpsichord

06 November 2004

20 November 2004




© Sally LK Garden 2004













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