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The piano

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Summary:In 1701, Bartolomeo Christofori, a musician employed by the Medicis, invented the first piano by modifying a harpsichord. Discusses how this instrument has changed over the years, and its inspiration for such composers as Beethoven, Schumann, Liszt, and Bartók.
Provider:TransTel (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Piano
Piano History
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
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