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A new green Early Keyboard Cloth available shortly

We always aim to produce the most authentic cloths possible of the highest quality and…

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Zumpe Book

A new book about Zumpe and his pianoforte

Until now, no book had ever been written exclusively about Zumpe and his pianoforte. So,…

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Finchcocks – The tradition of music making continues

  The closure of the Finchcocks Musical Museum, Goudhurst, Kent, England was reported on this…

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Carolina Music Museum

In the rather disappointing outlook for early keyboard instrument museums in the UK it is…

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Royal piano made in 1790 sold for £13,500

It is not every day that a piano made for a king’s daughter comes onto…

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Historically Important keyboard instruments are sent to auction

The most comprehensive collection of early keyboard instruments in the UK is not well-known and…

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Sale of early keyboard cloths

A new damper cloth is available from 15 February 2016 that is even closer in…

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New book on an 1804 Broadwood Square Piano

In Mrs Findlay’s Broadwood Square Piano, author Michael Hannon traces the extraordinary history of his…

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Finchcocks Musical Museum to close at the end of December

News: 29 November 2015 It is with sadness to hear that the Finchcocks Musical Museum…

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An important collection of keyboard keyboard instruments to be sold at auction

The collection of early keyboard instruments of the late Christopher Hogwood will be sold at…

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Historically important square piano sold at auction

A rare and historically important square piano was sold at Sarl Vichy Auctions in France…

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Testimonials

Testimonials

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A paper on the Early Pianos of Thomas Tomkison

There has been little written about Thomas Tomkison until now but Norman MacSween has undertaken…

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Square Piano Weekend 2014 at Finchcocks Musical Museum

The 4th Square Piano Weekend will be held at Finchcocks Musical Museum, Goudhurst in Kent,…

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Historical keyboard instrument course

Broadwood & Sons in association with Finchcocks Musical Museum held an event on the 19th…

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Finchcocks Square Piano Event

A successful square piano event

On Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May,  36 people attended the 3rd Square Piano Weekend…

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Finchcocks Square Piano Weekend 2013

To be held on the 11th and12th May 2013, this is a social and informative occasion for all those who have interest in square pianos and the restoration of these instruments. It is undertaken at the kind invitation of Richard and Katrina Burnett and is organised by John Broadwood & Sons and Friends of Square Pianos.
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Redesign of Website

The Early Piano website was originally launched in October 2009 and redesigned in February 2013.…

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Changing Keys: Keyboard Instruments for America, 1700–1830

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, United States is featuring an exhibition of keyboard instruments from…

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Second International Square Piano Competition

Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 5 and 6 October 2012 Information for participants…

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