music The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time  

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Who are the all time greatest harpsichordists? The harpsichord is a unique instrument and the world’s top musicians who specialize in it are hard to find. Since the harpsichord is not as common as other instruments, such as the guitar or piano, it is much more difficult to learn. It is technically considered part of the string family of instruments and has a very unique, appealing sound.
 
The musicians on this list are considered the greatest harpsichordists; they have paved the way for others who hope to learn the harpsichord and are masters of the instrument. This musicians on this list come from different time periods and different genres and the list has been ranked by the community's votes.
 
This list features the all time greatest harpsichordists including Tori Amos, Joanna Newsom, Keith Jarrett, and George Martin. Vote up the best harpsichordists in history below or add a musician who isn't already on the list.

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Gustav Leonhardt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Gustav Leonhardt Classical; contemporary

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Cosimo Damiano Lanza is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Cosimo Damiano Lanza Classical - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosimo_Damiano_Lanza   

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Scott Ross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Trevor Pinnock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Trevor Pinnock Classical; contemporary

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Wanda Landowska is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Wanda Landowska Classical; contemporary

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Tori Amos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Tori Amos Piano rock, Dark cabaret, Electronic dance music

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Christophe Rousset is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Christophe Rousset Classical

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Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Alan Curtis Classical; contemporary

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Kenneth Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Kenneth Gilbert Classical; contemporary; modern; smooth rock

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Ralph Kirkpatrick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Ralph Kirkpatrick Classical; contemporary; folk; Indie

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Ton Koopman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Ton Koopman Classical; contemporary

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Thurston Dart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Thurston Dart Classical

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Igor Kipnis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Igor Kipnis Classical; contemporary

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Keith Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Keith Jarrett Avant-garde jazz, Classical music, Smooth jazz

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George Martin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
George Martin Pop music, Rock music, Classical music

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Christopher Hogwood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Christopher Hogwood Classical music

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Joanna Newsom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Joanna Newsom Folk music, Folk, Experimental music

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Michael Borgstede is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Michael Borgstede Classical; contemporary; smooth rock

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Daniel Pinkham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Daniel Pinkham Classical

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Gary Cooper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Gary Cooper Classical

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Mitzi Meyerson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Mitzi Meyerson Classical; contemporary

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Jos van Immerseel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Jos van Immerseel Classical

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Mahan Esfahani is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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William Christie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
William Christie Classical; contemporary; folk

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George Malcolm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
George Malcolm Classical

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Huguette Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Huguette Dreyfus Classical

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Robert Veyron-Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Lurch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time

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Richard Egarr is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Richard Egarr Classical; contemporary

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Andreas Staier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Andreas Staier Classical

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Mario Raskin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Mario Raskin Classical

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Alan Cuckston is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Alan Cuckston Classical

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Alexander Frey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Alexander Frey Classical

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Nicholas Kraemer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Nicholas Kraemer Classical

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Malcolm Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Malcolm Hamilton Classical; contemporary

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Barbara Harbach is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Barbara Harbach Classical; contemporary

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Eileen Joyce is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Eileen Joyce Classical; folk; Indie

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Marcelle De Lacour is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Marcelle De Lacour Classical

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Bradley Brookshire is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Bradley Brookshire Classical

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Elisabeth Chojnacka is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Elisabeth Chojnacka Classical

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Gavin Black is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Gavin Black Classical

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Anton Heiller is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Anton Heiller Classical

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Charlotta Seuerling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Charlotta Seuerling Classical

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Martin Pearlman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Martin Pearlman Classical

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Jory Vinikour is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Jory Vinikour Classical

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Laurence Cummings is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Laurence Cummings Classical; contemporary; Baroque

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Dave Wright is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Dave Wright Classical; contemporary

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Rosalyn Tureck is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Rosalyn Tureck Classical

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Valda Aveling is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Valda Aveling Classical

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Marie Pauline Åhman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Harpsichordists of All Time
Marie Pauline Åhman Classical