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|TITLE:||History of the piano-forte (Continued from page 144).|
|SERIES:||MessageBird, Vol. 1, No. 11 (1 Jan 1850), pp. 177-178.|
|PUBL. DATA:||[Harpsichords produce unusual timbres: 'jeu céleste' and 'angélique'; improvements made by Godfrey Silbermann of Freyberg and Blachet of Paris. Emergence of several great harpsichordists: François Couperin, Domenico Scarlatti, Rameau and Bach. Neglected accomplishments of Schobert; clavecin d'amour of Godfrey Silbermann and the 'vis-à-vis' of Johann Stein of Augsburg. Early attempts at pianoforte construction by Marius (France, 1716), Christian Amadeus Schroeter (Germany, 1717) and Cristofori (Italy, 1718)].|
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