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The Piano : a history in 100 pieces / Susan Tomes.

By: Tomes, Susan.
Publisher: London : Yale University Press, 2021Description: 388 pages, illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780300253924.Subject(s): Piano -- History | Music | Music -- historyDDC classification: 786.209 Summary: "A fascinating history of the piano explored through 100 pieces chosen by one of the UK’s most renowned concert pianists. An astonishingly versatile instrument, the piano allows just two hands to play music of great complexity and subtlety. For more than two hundred years, it has brought solo and collaborative music into homes and concert halls and has inspired composers in every musical genre—from classical to jazz and light music." Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions 2022
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"A fascinating history of the piano explored through 100 pieces chosen by one of the UK’s most renowned concert pianists. An astonishingly versatile instrument, the piano allows just two hands to play music of great complexity and subtlety. For more than two hundred years, it has brought solo and collaborative music into homes and concert halls and has inspired composers in every musical genre—from classical to jazz and light music." Book cover

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