Bartolomeo Cristofori longs to create an instrument that can be played both soft and loud. Could hammers be the key to the new instrument? Time line of the life of Bartolomeo Cristofori and the piano. Information about the three surviving Cristofori pianos and about modern pianos. Classical and modern piano music suggestions. Notes about primary and secondary sources. Bibliography. Sources for quotations. Full-color illustrations rendered in gouache and ink.
The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the PianoBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781481444842 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Atheneum Page Count: 48 Trim Size: 12" x 9" Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.9, Points: 0.5 Lexile: Level: 980L Awards & Honors: NSTA Best STEM Books 2018
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