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A natural history of the piano : the instrument, the music, the musicians--from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between

Author: Stuart Isacoff
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Series: Borzoi book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Unfolds the ongoing history and evolution of the piano and all its myriad wonders: how its very sound provides the basis for emotional expression and individual style, and why it has so powerfully entertained generation upon generation of listeners.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Isacoff
ISBN: 9780307266378 0307266370
OCLC Number: 704383446
Description: xv, 361 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: A gathering of traditions --
The piano is born --
The first piano superstar --
Piano fever --
Performers on the road --
The four sounds --
The combustibles --
The alchemists --
The rhythmizers --
The melodists --
The cultivated and the vernacular --
The Russians are coming --
The Germans and their close relations --
Keys to the world --
On the cutting edge --
Everything old is new again.
Series Title: Borzoi book.
Responsibility: Stuart Isacoff.
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Unfolds the ongoing history and evolution of the piano and all its myriad wonders: how its very sound provides the basis for emotional expression and individual style, and why it has so powerfully entertained generation upon generation of listeners.

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