A Natural History of the Piano

The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians — From Mozart to Modern Jazz, and Everything in Between

by Stuart Isacoff

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A Natural History of the Piano
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The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians — From Mozart to Modern Jazz, and Everything in Between
Author
Stuart Isacoff

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Hardcover, 361 pages, Random House Inc, $30, published November 15 2011 | purchase

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A Natural History of the Piano
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The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians — From Mozart to Modern Jazz, and Everything in Between
Author
Stuart Isacoff

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Book Summary

The award-winning founder of Piano Today magazine presents a historical tribute that evaluates the roles of forefront composers and pianists while exploring the artistic development of various genres and the influence of the piano on Western musical traditions.