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The Cambridge companion to the piano / edited by David Rowland.

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  • ISBN: 0521474701 (hb)
  • ISBN: 052147986X (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 244 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 1998.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-237) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The piano to c.1770 / David Rowland -- Pianos and pianists c.1770-c.1825 / David Rowland -- The piano since c.1825 / David Rowland -- The virtuoso tradition / Kenneth Hamilton -- Pianists on record in the early twentieth century / Robert Philip -- The acoustics of the piano / Bernard Richardson -- Repertory and canon / Dorothy de Val and Cyril Ehrlich -- The music of the early pianists (to c.1830) / David Rowland -- Piano music for concert hall and salon c.1830-1900 / J. Barrie Jones -- Nationalism / J. Barrie Jones -- New horizons in the twentieth century / Mervyn Cooke -- Ragtime, blues, jazz and popular music / Brian Priestley.
Subject: Piano

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