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The piano

Author: John-Paul Williams
Publisher: Toronto : McArthur, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Piano, written by expert restorer and technician John-Paul Williams, provides: comprehensive portraits of over 40 manufacturers and famous composers' favorite makes; lists, charts, and tables to help identify, date, and value your piano; an in-depth illustrated breakdown of the anatomy of the piano; and step-by-step photographs showing how a piano can be cared for and restored.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John-Paul Williams
ISBN: 1552783014 9781552783016
OCLC Number: 48940996
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 p. : ill., ports. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: [1] History and Development --
Introduction --
Development of the piano --
Pianos of the great composers --
Anatomy of the piano --
[2] Directory of Piano Makers --
[3] Maintenance --
Choosing a piano --
The restorer's art --
Caring for a piano.
Responsibility: John-Paul Williams.

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The Piano, written by expert restorer and technician John-Paul Williams, provides: comprehensive portraits of over 40 manufacturers and famous composers' favorite makes; lists, charts, and tables to help identify, date, and value your piano; an in-depth illustrated breakdown of the anatomy of the piano; and step-by-step photographs showing how a piano can be cared for and restored.

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