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:
The Handel House Museum:­
The British Clavichord Society:­Home.html
The Galpin Society:­euchmi/­galpin
National Centre for Early Music. York:
National Early Music Association, NEMA:
The Thomas Tomkins Society:
East Anglian Academy of Organ & Early Keyboard Music:

Early Music Festivals

Brighton Early Music Festival. (Oct/Nov):
East Cork Early Music Festival (Sept):
Galway Early Music Festival (May):
Leicester Early Music Festival, (May-June):
Lufthansa Festival, London (May):
Sligo Festival of Baroque Music. (Oct):
Stour Festival of Early Music, East Kent (June):
York Early Music Festival (July):
Cambridge Early Music Festival (August):
Annual International Festival & Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music:
Rocky Ridge Early Music Festival, CO, USA, Program Director, Jory Vinikour:­seminars/­emf.htm
Madison Early Music Festival (MEMF), Wisconsin USA:

Harpsichord Collections

International Directory of Instrument Collections­euchmi/­cimcim/­id/­index.html

MIMO -Musical Instruments Museums On-line.­portal/­search.html?query=harpsichords

Location and details of Historic Instruments in various Collections­disegniTecnici/­disegni.xls

The Cobbe Collection of Keyboard Instruments, Hatchlands, Surrey

Finchcocks Musical Museum, Goudhurst, Kent.­

The Russell Collection, University of Edinburgh­russell/­

Christopher Hogwood Collection of Keyboard Instruments, Cambridge.
See­instruments for a complete catalogue.

The Bate Collection, Oxford University­

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

Horniman Museum, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ­visit/­displays/­display/­music-gallery/­display-chapter/­music-gallery

The Benton Fletcher Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments at Fenton House, Hampstead, London, NW3 6SP­fenton-house/­things-to-see-and-do­research/­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