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Giraffes, black dragons, and other pianos

a technological history from Cristofori to the modern concert grand

by Edwin M. Good

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdwin M. Good.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML652 .G6 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 305 p. :
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3786620M
    ISBN 100804711208
    LC Control Number81050787

    As the "social anchor" in middle-class homes of the nineteenth century, the piano was simultaneously an elegant piece of drawing-room furniture, a sign of bourgeois prosperity, and a means of introducing the young to music. In this admirably balanced and leisurely account of the popular instrument, the late, internationally known concert pianist Arthur Loesser takes a .


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builder Johann Andreas Stein. In Makers of the Piano,Martha Novak Clinkscale opens the door to some surviving pianos by almost individuals or firms.

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