Some useful links

The following links might be of interest to visitors to this website. If you would like to add your site to the list, please send me an email with a brief description of your site and it will be considered!

British Harpsichord and Early Music Societies:

The British Harpsichord Society: http://www.harpsichord.org.uk
The Handel House Museum: http://www.handelhouse.org/­
The British Clavichord Society: http://www.clavichord.org.uk/­Home.html
The Galpin Society: http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/­euchmi/­galpin
National Centre for Early Music. York: http://www.earlymusic.org.uk
National Early Music Association, NEMA: http://www.nema-uk.org
The Thomas Tomkins Society: http://www.thomastomkins.org.uk
East Anglian Academy of Organ & Early Keyboard Music: http://www.eastanglianacademy.org.uk

Early Music Festivals

Brighton Early Music Festival. (Oct/Nov): http://www.bremf.org.uk
East Cork Early Music Festival (Sept): http://www.eastcorkearlymusic.ie
Galway Early Music Festival (May): http://www.galwayearlymusic.com
Leicester Early Music Festival, (May-June): http://www.earlymusicleicester.co.uk
Lufthansa Festival, London (May): http://www.lufthansafestival.org.uk
Sligo Festival of Baroque Music. (Oct): http://www.sligobaroquefestival.com
Stour Festival of Early Music, East Kent (June): http://www.stourmusic.org.uk
York Early Music Festival (July): http://www.ncem.co.uk
Cambridge Early Music Festival (August): http://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org
Annual International Festival & Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music: http://www.fimte.org
Rocky Ridge Early Music Festival, CO, USA, Program Director, Jory Vinikour: http://rockyridge.org/­seminars/­emf.htm
Madison Early Music Festival (MEMF), Wisconsin USA: http://madisonearlymusic.org

Harpsichord Collections

International Directory of Instrument Collections
http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/­euchmi/­cimcim/­id/­index.html

MIMO -Musical Instruments Museums On-line.
http://www.europeana.eu/­portal/­search.html?query=harpsichords

Location and details of Historic Instruments in various Collections
http://www.williamhorn.it/­disegniTecnici/­disegni.xls

The Cobbe Collection of Keyboard Instruments, Hatchlands, Surrey
http://www.cobbecollection.co.uk

Finchcocks Musical Museum, Goudhurst, Kent.
http://www.finchcocks.co.uk/­

The Russell Collection, University of Edinburgh
http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/­russell/­

Christopher Hogwood Collection of Keyboard Instruments, Cambridge.
See http://www.hogwood.org/­instruments for a complete catalogue.

The Bate Collection, Oxford University
http://www.bate.ox.ac.uk/­

V&A Museum Collection, London.
Information about the collection, dispersed or put into store, February 2010.
http://www.vam.ac.uk/­collections/­furniture/­furniture_features/­musical_instruments/­index.html

Horniman Museum, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ
http://www.horniman.ac.uk/­visit/­displays/­display/­music-gallery/­display-chapter/­music-gallery

The Benton Fletcher Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments at Fenton House, Hampstead, London, NW3 6SP
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/­fenton-house/­things-to-see-and-do

http://www.rncm.ac.uk/­research/­resources/­collection/­#
The Royal Northern College of Instruments, Manchester, has a valuable collection
of keyboard instruments including an Italian pentagonal virginal, bentside spinets
by Harris and Anon and harpsichords by Culliford and Shudi/Broadwood.
Contact the Librarian to make an appointment.

The Hans Adler Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
http://hansadlercollection.blogspot.com