New PDF release: 88 Keys - The Making of a Steinway Piano

By Miles Chapin

ISBN-10: 0517703564

ISBN-13: 9780517703564

(Amadeus). greater than 500 individuals are all in favour of the construction of only one of the world's maximum pianos, the Steinway. From the choice and getting older of wooden to the fragile voicing of the completed software, this exact reissue of 88 Keys The Making of a Steinway Piano relates the tale at the back of the instrument's difficult formation, as informed through Miles Chapin, a fifth-generation descendant of Steinway's founder, Henry Engelhard Steinway. Readers will know about how the piano will get its trademark curve, the "belly males" who healthy the steel harp to the wood body, the carvers who form the piano's legs and pedal lyre, and the numerous different craftspeople who've perfected their really expert contributions to the completed product. they're going to additionally get an insider's inspect the company's historical past opposed to a timeline of significant around the globe tune occasions, and into the jobs of piano greats, together with Anton Rubinstein and Sergei Rachmaninoff, in contributing to its prominence. A thesaurus of technical phrases is incorporated. For track fanatics, aspiring musicians, and pianists everywhere.

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