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History of the American pianoforte

Daniel Spillane

History of the American pianoforte

its technical development, and the trade.

by Daniel Spillane

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Published by D. Spillane in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano -- History

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination369 p.
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13541861M
    OCLC/WorldCa1157198

    Alfred Dolge started the American Piano Supply in New York City. The American Felt Co. acquired APSC in Civil war broke out in America. D. H. Baldwin established his firm in America. In the name was changed to the Baldwin Piano Company. Bluthner made their th piano and by this was up to Ajello & Sons. THE DIRECTORY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AMERICAN PIANO CHRONOLOGICAL SUMMARY - In about , Bartolommeo Cristofori produced his Clavicembalo col piano e forte, the first step in the evolution of the piano as we know it. Half a century later, the London firm of Broadwood was the world's largest manufacturer of pianos.

      a is the string; b the key bottom; c the first lever, or key. There is a pad, d, upon the key, to raise a second lever, e, which is pivoted upon f.g is the hopper—Cristofori's linguella mobile—which, controlled by the springs i and l, effects the escape, or immediate drop, of the hammer from the strings after a blow has been struck, although the key is still kept down by the finger.   Leeds International Piano Competition Presenter Suzy Klein presents a history of the pianoforte, from its roots in early 'plucked string' instruments to the modern concert grand.

    This is the first comprehensive study of the life and work of Bartolomeo Cristofori, the Paduan-born harpsichord maker and contemporary of Antonio Stradivari, who is credited with having invented the pianoforte around the year while working in the Medici court in : Stewart Pollens. These are the outlines of the history of the horizontal, or grand, piano. The upright pianoforte so familiar in the modern household is a thing of comparatively recent introduction. The earlier forms introduced about the beginning of the nineteenth century were much larger than our present convenient instrument which came into vogue some fifty.


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