The Richard Burnett Heritage Collection

Fourteen original and important period keyboard instruments from the seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries


Cawton Aston spinet, circa 1700

Jacob Kirckman harpsichord, 1756

Lindholm and Söderström Swedish clavichord 1806

Michael Rosenberger Viennese fortepiano, circa 1795

Johann Fritz Viennese fortepiano, 1815

Conrad Graf Viennese fortepiano, 1826

John Broadwood grand piano, 1801

John Broadwood grand piano, 1823

Clementi & Co grand piano, 1822

Pleyel grand piano, 1842

Erard grand piano, 1866

Longman & Broderip square piano, 1780

Anton Walter square piano, circa 1805

Clementi & Co square piano, 1824

These instruments will be available for study, concerts, courses and recordings and other projects. There has been extensive programme of restoration of the collection over the past months, led by Ben Marks and Bruce Luckhurst.