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Makers of the piano

Martha Novak Clinkscale

Makers of the piano

by Martha Novak Clinkscale

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano -- Construction,
  • Piano -- History,
  • Piano makers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMartha Novak Clinkscale.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML652 .C57 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1407849M
    ISBN 100198163231
    LC Control Number93016320

    The heart of this book, however is a close history of the development of the nineteenth-century piano, with full credit to the great designers and manufacturers. More than pages are devoted to American advances alone, all highly specific. and the book reviews in the Reference section contains detailed reviews of the most relevant books. Students: If you don’t have a teacher, pick any piece of music you want to learn (that is within your technical skill level) and start practicing it using the methods described here; the.

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