The Resource A natural history of the piano : the instrument, the music, the musicians--from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between, Stuart Isacoff

A natural history of the piano : the instrument, the music, the musicians--from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between, Stuart Isacoff

Label
A natural history of the piano : the instrument, the music, the musicians--from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between
Title
A natural history of the piano
Title remainder
the instrument, the music, the musicians--from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between
Statement of responsibility
Stuart Isacoff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unfolds the ongoing history and evolution of the piano and all its myriad wonders: how its very sound provides the basis for emotional expression and individual style, and why it has so powerfully entertained generation upon generation of listeners
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isacoff, Stuart
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML650
LC item number
.I83 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Borzoi book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piano
  • Piano music
  • Pianists
  • Pianists
  • Piano
  • Piano music
  • Klavier
  • Klaviermusik
  • Pianist
  • Pianos
  • Piano music
  • Pianists
  • Klavier
  • Klaviermusik
  • Pianist
Label
A natural history of the piano : the instrument, the music, the musicians--from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between, Stuart Isacoff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A gathering of traditions -- The piano is born -- The first piano superstar -- Piano fever -- Performers on the road -- The four sounds -- The combustibles -- The alchemists -- The rhythmizers -- The melodists -- The cultivated and the vernacular -- The Russians are coming -- The Germans and their close relations -- Keys to the world -- On the cutting edge -- Everything old is new again
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 361 pages
Isbn
9780307266378
Lccn
2011011557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)704383446
  • (OCoLC)ocn704383446
Label
A natural history of the piano : the instrument, the music, the musicians--from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between, Stuart Isacoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A gathering of traditions -- The piano is born -- The first piano superstar -- Piano fever -- Performers on the road -- The four sounds -- The combustibles -- The alchemists -- The rhythmizers -- The melodists -- The cultivated and the vernacular -- The Russians are coming -- The Germans and their close relations -- Keys to the world -- On the cutting edge -- Everything old is new again
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 361 pages
Isbn
9780307266378
Lccn
2011011557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)704383446
  • (OCoLC)ocn704383446

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