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history of pianoforte playing and pianoforte literature

C.F Weitzmann

history of pianoforte playing and pianoforte literature

by C.F Weitzmann

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

An unabridged republication of the first edition published in New York in 1897 by G. Schirmer.

Statementby C.F.Weitzmann.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 379p.
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19842096M

  Simultaneously entertaining, amusing, informative, and artistically gratifying, The History of the Pianoforte is a landmark. Author Bio Musicologist Eva Badura-Skoda publishes extensively on the history of the piano and on performance practices of the 18th and 19th centuries. A history of pianoforte-playing and pianoforte-literature, (New York, G. Schirmer, ), by Karl Friedrich Weitzmann, ed. by Otto Lessmann (page images at HathiTrust) The groundwork of the Leschetizky method. With forty-seven illustrative cuts of Leschetizky's hand. (New York, er, ), by Malwine Brée (page images at HathiTrust).

  A Celebration Of The Piano Pianist and author Stuart Isacoff begins his new book, "A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians -- from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between" at a seemingly odd place well in the middle of the story/5. He promoted the pianoforte in the salons of Europe and, more importantly, he opened a new era in the history of the instrument by offering the first public concert in London in , in the company of Carl Friedrich Abel Bach. He used a square piano, probably the one purchased a month earlier from Zumpe.

  Emma by Jane Austen. It bruises Emma that Jane Fairfax is so very good at playing the piano (if only she had practised a little more). Jane's prowess at the keyboard becomes central to the plot. The piano’s immediate predecessor, the pianoforte, was invented by the Italian Bartolomeo Cristofori in The pianoforte was sensitive to the touch, allowing the performer to play soft and loud at the same time and shade one’s dynamics as we do today.


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Excerpt from A History of Pianoforte-Playing and Pianoforte-Literature The earliest history of clavier-playing goes hand in hand with that of organ-playing; not until the beginning of the 16th century (in the clavier performances of noted organists sometimes find special by: 1.

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A History of Pianoforte-Playing and Pianoforte-LiteratureCited by: 1. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weitzmann, Karl Friedrich, History of pianoforte-playing. A history of pianoforte-playing and pianoforte-literature From the 2d augm.

and rev. German ed., by Dr. Baker. by Karl Friedrich Weitzmann. Published by G. Shirmer in New York. Written in EnglishCited by: 1. A history of pianoforte-playing and pianoforte-literature.

New York: G. Schirmer. MLA Citation. Weitzmann, Karl Friedrich. and Baker, Theodore. and Lessmann, Otto. A history of pianoforte-playing and pianoforte-literature / by C. Weitzmann ; with a biographical sketch of the author, and notes by Otto Lessmann G.

Schirmer New York A History of the Pianoforte and Pianoforte Players By E. Kellett; E. Naylor; Oshar Bie J M Dent and Company, Read Overview Makers of the Piano, By Martha Novak Clinkscale Oxford University Press,   As a specific study of pedalling, the book complements the organological information provided by Rosamond Harding, whose landmark The Pianoforte: its History Traced to the Great Exhibition of (rev.

edn., ) has some 50 entries under 'pedals' in the index, including references to the bassoon, drum and cymbal pedals. The Pianoforte The pianoforte was revealed in as an invention by an Italian harpsichord maker named Bartolomeo Cristofori. Cristofori based his design on the wooden frame of a harpsichord, combining it with a unique mechanism similar to the striking action of the clavichord.

The Pianoforte in the Classical Era aims to chronicle the history of the instrument from the s, when this belated period of enthusiasm and development began, to the second decade of the nineteenth century.

This, of course, covers the active periods in the lives of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, so most readers will be happy with the book's. A history of pianoforte-playing and pianoforte-literature by C. Weitzmann () A history of the pianoforte and pianoforte players by O.

Bie () A noble art - three lectures on the evolution and construction of the piano by F. Smith ()Seller Rating: % positive. A History of Pianoforte-Playing and Pianoforte-Literature by C. Weitzmann MLW45 Check Availability From the Author's Preface and Introduction to the book.

A fortepiano [ˌfɔrteˈpjaːno] is an early principle, the word "fortepiano" can designate any piano dating from the invention of the instrument by Bartolomeo Cristofori around up to the early 19th century.

Most typically, however, it is used to refer to the lateth to earlyth century instruments for which Haydn, Mozart, and the younger Beethoven wrote their piano music. A History of Pianoforte-Playing and Pianoforte-Literature () - By: C. Weitzmann - pages.

Answers to Criticisms of Piano Class Instruction () - By: Ella H. Mason and Raymond Burrows - 36 pages. Artistic Piano Playing as Taught By Ludwig Deppe () - By: Fraulein Elisabeth Caland - Seller Rating: % positive.

History Is the Piano Essay Words | 8 Pages. H The Piano Prepared By: Maria Darbinian Prepared For: Professor Daniel Moser Introduction to Humanities DeVry University Online In the ’s the piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori in Florence, Italy first introduced to the world as the "pianoforte" meaning “Soft loud”.

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Consisting of rare and ancient original books derived from the 's and 's or earlier. These books have been digitized for your. The pianoforte dates circa and was used by the musical genius for composing and performing up until his death in Made in Vienna by famed piano maker Anton Walter, the pianoforte is two octaves shorter than a modern piano and is much lighter and smaller.

It weighs just pounds and measures feet long. A fascinating celebration of the piano, including tales of its masters from Mozart and Beethoven to Oscar Peterson and Jerry Lee Lewis, told with the expertise of composer and author of Temperament, Stuart Isacoff.

This history takes us back to the piano's humble genesis as a simple keyboard, and shows how everyone from Ferdinando de’ Medici to Herbie Hancock affected its 5/5(1).

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History of The Pianoforte. The tonal range of the piano increased from the five octaves of the pianoforte to the seven and more octaves found on modern pianos. Upright Piano Aroundthe upright piano was created by Johann Schmidt of Salzburg, Austria, and later improved in by Thomas Loud of London whose upright piano had strings that ran : Mary Bellis.Piano, also called pianoforte, French piano or pianoforte, German Klavier, a keyboard musical instrument having wire strings that sound when struck by felt-covered hammers operated from a keyboard.

The standard modern piano contains 88 keys and has a compass of seven full octaves plus a few keys. Excerpt from Fantaisie-Impromptu () for.A history of pianoforte-playing and pianoforte-literature by C. F. Weitzmann () A history of the pianoforte and pianoforte players by O.

Bie () A noble art - three lectures on the evolution and construction of the piano by F. M. Smith () A progressive and complete method for the piano-forte by H. Bertini ().