Piano roles : three hundred years of life with the piano

  • New Haven : Yale University Press 2001
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1 online resource (402 p.)
  • 1-281-73094-7
  • 9786611730949
  • 0-300-13082-1
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • Original electronic resource. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
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  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""One 1700 to 1770s: The Need for the Piano""; ""Two Designing, Making, and Selling Pianos""; ""Three 1770s to 1820s: The Piano Revolution in the Age of Revolutions""; ""Four The Piano Lesson""; ""Five 1820s to 1870s: The Piano Calls the Tune""; ""Six The Concert and the Virtuoso""; ""Seven 1870s to 1920s: The Worldâ€?s the Limit""; ""Eight Hollywoodâ€?s Embattled Icon""; ""Nine 1920s to 2000: New Voices from the Old Impersonator ""; ""Afterword: Making the Piano Historical""; ""Notes""; ""Recommended Readings""; ""Contributors""; ""Index""
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