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.
TransTel (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Performing Arts, Music; Music; Performing Arts; Piano; Piano History
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- Physical Description
28 minutes; color
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- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090257; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1958; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1099; OCLC: ocm43288374; Catalog Key: alephsys002942431; Catalog Key: FFH 6682
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