The PianoBook - 1996
For centuries, the piano has been an inspirational force in the world of music and has given pleasure to millions of people around the world, who play or listen with equal delight.This winning book goes back to the origins of the instrument and shows how the piano has become such a dynamic force in all arenas of the musical world. Including makes, makers and hybrids, music composed for the piano, and the countless interpreters who have made it their tool of choice for expression, this is truly a stunning tribute to the versatile, noble piano.Sections range from Scenes in the Life of the Piano, which discusses technical developments, novelties and experiments, to Great Composers, from Bach to Boulez.
Publisher: London : Carlton, c1996
Branch Call Number: 786.219 Sie
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill