Early Keyboard Instruments (The New Grove Musical Instrument Series) by Edwin M. Ripin

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Keyboard instruments were further developed in the early twentieth century. Early electromechanical instruments, such as the Ondes Martenot, appeared early in the century.

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Most early instruments were made in the Upper Paleolithic age. Percussion Instruments [, years ago] Continue reading. This is a guide to the construction, history and repertory of early keyboard instruments: the clavichord, harpsichord, spinet and virginal.

The accompanying diagrams and illustrations show details of the instruments' construction as well as the decorative nature of their cases. The New Grove Early Keyboard Instruments Book Summary: The New Grove Musical Instruments Series, a companion to the much-acclaimed New Grove Composer Biography Series, presents in book form many of the lengthy and informative articles published in The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments.

Each book is a comprehensive guide to all facets of an instrument: its history. The series is liberally illustrated with diagrams and photographs. The New Grove Early Keyboard Instruments begins with and account of the structure and history of. Early Keyboard Instruments can expand the words and meanings of symbols that are often seen daily.

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Raymond Russell FSA FTCL () began to collect early keyboard instruments shortly after the Second World War and in published his book "The Harpsichord and Clavichord - an Introductory Survey", in which many of his own acquisitions now in the Raymond Russell Collection are illustrated.

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This title in the Historical Performance of Music series discusses a variety of issues involved in the performance of keyboard music from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.

It brings together a range of topics that have come to the fore in recent decades and forms a useful introduction to historical performance issues for the student performer or amateur, whether playing on period.

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c It includes descriptions of the harpsichords, clavichords, pianos and other stringed-keyboard instruments used by performers of the period as well as aspects of technique such as harpsichord registration, piano pedalling and keyboard fingering. Early Keyboard Instruments discusses a variety of issues involved in the performance of keyboard music from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.

It brings together a range of topics that have come to the fore in recent decades and forms a useful introduction to historical performance issues for the student performer or amateur, whether.

Early Keyboard Instruments covers a wide range of performance issues on keyboard instruments relevant to the music from c–c It includes descriptions of the harpsichords, clavichords, pianos and other stringed-keyboard instruments used by performers of the period as well as aspects of technique such as harpsichord registration, piano pedalling and keyboard : David Rowland.

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Spinet virginals (not to be confused with the spinet) were made principally in Italy (Italian: spinetta), England and Flanders (Dutch: spinetten).The keyboard is placed left of centre, and the strings are plucked at one end, although farther from the bridge than in the harpsichord.

This is the more common arrangement for modern instruments, and an instrument described simply as a "virginal" is Classification: Keyboard instrument. A piano or keyboard is a first instrument for many people. This is because a foundation of piano playing can make other instruments, like the guitar, simpler.

Understanding chords, scales and melodies can be easier on the piano. The New Grove Early Keyboard Instruments. New York: W. Norton & Company, 1 vol., pp. This book compiles and updates all articles in New Grove concerning early keyboard instruments into an accessible organization of information.

It includes detailed discussions of the construction and history of the harpsichord, virginal and spinet. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: James, Philip, Early keyboard instruments.

London, Holland Press [] (OCoLC) Development of the keyboard Evolution from early forms. Long before the appearance of the first stringed keyboard instruments in the 14th century, the keyboard was developed and applied to the organ.A keyboard of the kind familiar today—a series of parallel levers hinged or pivoted so that they can be pushed down by the fingers—first appeared on the hydraulus, an organ probably invented in.

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Free shipping for many products!History Precursors. As electricity became more widely available, the early 20th century saw the invention of electronic musical instruments including the Telharmonium, Trautonium, Ondes Martenot, and theremin.

The Hammond organ, introduced inwas the first electronic instrument to enjoy wide success. Inthe Canadian engineer Hugh Le Caine completed the electronic sackbut, a.View musical instruments from around the world, ranging from ancient times to the late twentieth century.

The Museum is home to over 1, instruments, including many European and American examples, as well as numerous pieces from Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas.

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