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Harpsichord Gifts

Harpsichord Gifts

The harpsichord is a rare treat, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are many listening choices available. We love everything from the famous harpsichord music of the Baroque period to dynamic young musicians like Jean Rondeau.

You’ll have no trouble finding the perfect harpsichord gifts for musicians and music lovers. Choose from famous harpsichord music, T-shirts, cooking aprons, refrigerator magnets, cotton canvas tote bags, trucker hats, colorful buttons, coffee mugs, and more unique harpsichord gifts.

Johann Sebastian Bach
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Johann Sebastian Bach

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Famous Harpsichord Music

Johann Sebastian Bach

Ah, Bach! Born in 1685, Johann Sebastian Bach is the most celebrated composer to have written music specifically for the harpsichord. He painstakingly copied out music so he could practice more difficult pieces. Bach was a pioneer of the harpsichord concerto. His solo works continue to be performed widely, often on the piano.

Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg VariationsJohann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg VariationsBach: The Works for Harpsichord, Vol. 1Bach: The Works for Harpsichord, Vol. 1

Johann Sebastian Bach: Concertos for Two HarpsichordsJohann Sebastian Bach: Concertos for Two HarpsichordsJohann Sebastian Bach: Concertos for 3 and 4 HarpsichordsJohann Sebastian Bach: Concertos for 3 and 4 Harpsichords

Bach Complete Works for HarpsichordBach Complete Works for HarpsichordBach Imagine by Jean RondeauBach Imagine by Jean Rondeau

Unique Gifts for Music Lovers

We’ve created more than 2,000 products for string instrument players and music lovers. Find a unique gift for your favorite harpsichord player or enthusiast. Beware of inferior copycats! Our original designs are available here and in our String Kings Music Harpsichord collection.

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Harpsichord Shirts

Shirts are popular gifts and these designs are hand-picked to celebrate the uniqueness of the harpsichord. There are dozens of style options available in a wide range of colors and sizes. Click on any image to see what’s available for recipients of all ages and body types.

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I Love Harpsichord Sunshine Yellow Orange Mandala Heart

Mandala heart design in warm orange and yellow tones is perfect for any harpsichord player or fan of this unique string instrument.

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Cats and Dogs Easily Distracted by Harpsichord Players

Here are some designs for animal lovers who are easily distracted by the sound of harpsichord players. Choose from playful cats and dogs in a variety of styles, colors, and sizes for the whole family.

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The Coolest People on Earth Play Harpsichord

Who are the coolest people on earth? Harpsichord players, of course! Spread the word about this cool string instrument. Makes a great gift for any music student, music teacher, or harpsichordist.

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Double Bass Clef Heart I Love Playing My Harpsichord

Share your love for the harpsichord. Mirror image bass clef heart designs are available for both harpsichordists and enthusiasts.

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Red & Black Double Bass Clef Heart I Love Playing My Harpsichord

Red and black double bass clef heart design is perfect for any harpsichord player or fan of this unique string instrument.

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First Coffee, Then Harpsichord

Caffeine loving harpsichord players and fans will love to wear these shirts. Whimsical designs feature a large mug of hot coffee.

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Harpsichord Chef Aprons

Classic cotton-poly twill blend aprons are another of our top picks for practical harpsichord gifts. Choose from several style and color options. Spacious front pockets hold plenty of utensils and cooking tools. Aprons are machine washable and proudly made in the U.S.A.

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Harpsichord Magnets

You’ll go for Baroque with these magnets, one of the most affordable harpsichord gifts we’ve seen. Everyone needs refrigerator magnets. These designs are printed on 100% recycled paper, then covered with scratch and UV-resistant Mylar. Click on any design to see the available options in square and round magnets.

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Harpsichord Trucker Hats

Harpsichord trucker hats are available in eleven color choices. Hats feature a 100% polyester foam front and a 100% nylon mesh back to keep you cool. Trucker hats are adjustable from 17 to 24 inches.

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Harpsichord Coffee Mugs

Mugs are one of our favorite affordable harpsichord gifts. Everyone can use a few mugs. Click on any mug to see how the design looks from different angles. Choose from many sizes, styles, and colors to create a personal gift for your favorite harpsichordist.

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Harpsichord Tote Bags

Versatile and durable cotton canvas tote bags are another practical gift idea. These designs are available in many style and color choices to please any harpsichord player or enthusiast.

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Harpsichord Buttons

Here’s another inexpensive way to show appreciation for this unique string instrument. Standard size square buttons measure 2 inches by 2 inches and round buttons are available in several sizes. The designs are printed on 100% recycled paper, then covered with scratch and UV-resistant Mylar for added durability. Some styles allow you to choose a new background color for complete customization.

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Harpsichord Playing Cards

One of the most popular harpsichord gifts is a set of playing cards. Each comes packaged in a cardboard box for easy gifting. Poker size cards measure 2.5 by 3.5 inches, with 52 playing cards and 2 jokers per deck. Click on any design to see the available options. Standard cards are printed on smooth card stock, and premium quality Bicycle playing cards are printed on durable semi-gloss card stock.

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Lego Harpsichord

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

This clever harpsichord was built from a box of standard Lego blocks. Tuning pegs and rubber bands were added to create the notes. When a key is pressed, a corresponding string is plucked to create a sound. That’s what makes a harpsichord different than a piano. On a piano, the strings are struck rather than plucked. Brilliant!

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Harpsichord Information

Learn more about this classical string instrument and listen to the music of the harpsichord.

Harpsichord Facts

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Harpsichord Facts

Harpsichord Facts

The harpsichord is a musical string instrument, somewhat similar in appearance to a piano. Both instruments are played by means of a keyboard. However, when a key is pressed on a harpsichord keyboard, a corresponding string is plucked to create a sound.

Similar plucked keyboard instruments in this family include the archicembalo, clavicytherium, ottavina, spinet, and virginal.

Replaced in popularity by the piano at the beginning of the nineteenth century, the harpsichord has enjoyed a renewed interest in recent times. Its unique sound is appropriate for historical music as well as contemporary compositions.

More Harpsichord Facts

Fun Fact
A person who performs on this string instrument is called a harpsichordist.

Notable harpsichordists include Tori Amos, Francesco Baroni, Michele Benuzzi, Michael Borgstede, Elizabeth Farr, Ketil Haugsand, Kim Heindel, Anthony Newman, Trevor Pinnock, Jean Rondeau, Andreas Staier, and Peter Watchorn.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Etude Magazine Poster Print (1944)

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Johann Sebastian Bach

The harpsichord was widely used in Renaissance and Baroque music. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) was perhaps the most celebrated composer to write music specifically for the instrument. His solo works continue to be performed widely, though often on the piano. Bach was a pioneer of the harpsichord concerto, and featured the instrument in his Fifth Brandenburg Concerto.

Chaconne, The Novel

by Joseph C. Mastroianni

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Johann Sebastian Bach lost both of his parents at an early age, then outlived 10 of his 20 children. His beloved wife died while he was away on a brief assignment. Chaconne, the Novel takes you back to the early 1700s when the legendary composer created what many consider his most emotionally raw piece of music. The story alternates between Bach and Brooklyn-born Milo Damiani, whose earliest memory is of his estranged father playing Chaconne on the violin. Though the characters are separated by two and a half centuries, their stories are woven together as both men deal with tragedy, pain, love of family, and joy.

Listen to the Harpsichord

Performed by Jean Rondeau

French harpsichordist Jean Rondeau plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s Chaconne for his debut album Imagine. Born in 1991, Rondeau is an accomplished musician with impeccable credentials. An award-winning master of the harpsichord, he is also proficient as an organist, a choral conductor, and a pianist. Rondeau co-founded Note Forget, an ensemble that features his jazz-oriented compositions and piano improvisations.

Best Gifts for Music Lovers

We’ve created more than 2,000 products for string instrument players and music lovers. Find a unique gift for your favorite harpsichord player or enthusiast. Beware of inferior copycats! Our original designs are available here and in our String Kings Music Harpsichord collection.

Music Gifts Harpsichord

Build a Piece of Music History

The Art of Making a Harpsichord

by Darryl Martin

For nearly three centuries the harpsichord was a commonly played musical instrument, as well as a fashionable piece of furniture. This book gives readers an opportunity to learn some interesting harpsichord facts, and perhaps discover the challenging and rewarding pursuit of building an heirloom quality musical instrument.

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