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Keyboard instruments in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Emanuel Winternitz

Keyboard instruments in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

a picture book

by Emanuel Winternitz

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical instruments -- Catalogs and collections,
  • Musical instruments -- New York -- New York.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Emanuel Winternitz, curator of musical instruments.
    GenreCatalogs and collections
    ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML 462 N56 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16875237M

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      Band II of the complete keyboard works contains a series of four dance suites and two partitas. It is played here on the Cristofori piano from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection of.   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 .

    International pianist Michael Tsalka recorded six keyboard sonatas by Daniel Gottlob Türk on four keyboard instruments from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Liner notes written by Jayson Kerr Dobney.   It takes centre stage in a new exhibition entitled “The Art of Music through Time” at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Cristofori piano has a smaller 54 note keyboard The Met houses its extensive collection of musical instruments in the André Mertens Galleries.


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Keyboard Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Picture Book. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York,pg. fig. 20, ill. Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Historical Groups, Gallery The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

New York,pg. Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of. Keyboard instruments were ideal for playing the polyphonic, or “many-voiced,” music of the Renaissance, because more than one key or melody could be played at the same time. The Metropolitan Museum of. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Keyboard Instruments in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Paperback or Softback) at the best online.

Genre/Form: Catalogs and collections: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Libin, Laurence. Keyboard instruments. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dept. of Musical Instruments, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), Laurence Libin Metropolitan Museum of Art, - Musical instruments - pages 0 Reviews.

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The Crosby Brown collection of musical instruments of all nations; catalogue of keyboard instruments. by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Crosby Brown Collection,Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown. Thanks for Sharing. You submitted the following rating and review. Pollens trained as a violin and keyboard instrument maker, and served as the conservator of musical instruments at the aforementioned Metropolitan Museum of Art between and He previously wrote a book about Antonio Stradivari, generally considered the most famous musical instrument maker of all time.

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