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Pianoforte, a social history of the piano

Hildebrandt, Dieter

Pianoforte, a social history of the piano

by Hildebrandt, Dieter

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Published by Braziller in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano music -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Pianists -- 19th century,
  • Piano music -- 19th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPianoforte, oder, Der Roman des Klaviers im 19. Jahrhundert. English.
    Statementtranslated from the German by Harriet Goodman ; introduction by Anthony Burgess.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML650 .H5313 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21097279M
    ISBN 100807611824
    LC Control Number88-4314

      Pollens's The Early Pianoforte is the most important book on this subject, in that the continuity in the development of the hammer action before Cristofori has not been treated in great depth in the previous books on the history of the piano. The book is thus highly recommended for the technical specialist, restorer, and organologist.   At another level is the fascinating history of the Steinway family, the Steinway company, history of the pianoforte sprinkled with glimpses of New York real estate and social history, and fascinating stories about composers and noted performers.5/5(5).

      The grand pianoforte was ordered for the year-old Victoria by her uncle, King William IV, in It is the instrument on which she learnt how to play from her teacher Mrs. Lucy Anderson.   David Rowland traces the history of piano pedaling from its beginnings in the eighteenth century to its first maturity in the middle of the nineteenth century and beyond. Pedaling technique was a major feature of nineteenth-century piano performance and, coupled with new developments in piano structure, inspired many composers to write Author: David Rowland.

      Pianos, pianofortes, harpsichord, organs around the world through the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Beautiful pictures and easy to read information. Enjoy lots of historical and edited images from fashion plates, museums, and sellers.   Sold: An Ornate Piano Found on a World War II Battlefield It traveled three continents, survived desert warfare, and accidentally ended up with a man who’d been looking for it all : Matthew Taub.


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