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Author Pollens, Stewart, author.

Title Bartolomeo Cristofori and the invention of the piano / Stewart Pollens.

Publication Info. Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    786.219 Cristofori,B POL    DUE 11-09-21
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Description xv, 384 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Bartolomeo Cristofori in Padua -- Cristofori in Florence -- Cristofori's extant instruments -- Musical life in Florence in Cristofori's time -- Cristofori's influence -- Conclusions -- Appendix 1. Scipione Maffei's notes made in connection with his interview with Bartolomeo Cristofori -- Appendix 2. Scipione Maffei's "Nuova invenzione d'un gravecembalo col piano, e forte" in the Giornale de' letterati d'Italia 5 (Venice, 1711).
Subject Cristofori, Bartolomeo, 1655-1732.
Musical instrument makers -- Italy -- Biography.
Piano -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781107096578 hardback
110709657X hardback

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