by Burkat Shudi and John Broadwood, London, 1787 Continue reading


Burkat Shudi established a harpsichord business in London in 1728, patronised by Handel and Frederick, Prince of Wales. In 1769 his daughter married John Broadwood who became a partner in Shudi’s business, which eventually became John Broadwood and Sons, the longest running firm of keyboard instrument makers. The property of the Royal Academy of Music.

J.S. Bach – The King’s Melody, Musical Offering first page of the three-part Ricercar

J.S. Bach – Two-Part Invention, in C major, using the Swell