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A history of the pianoforte and pianoforte players.

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano -- History.,
  • Pianists.

  • Edition Notes

    An unabridged republication of the first English ed. of 1899.

    StatementTranslated and rev. from the German of Oscar Bie, by E. E. Kellett and E. W. Naylor. With a foreword to the Da Capo ed. by Aube Tzerko.
    SeriesDa Capo Press music titles
    ContributionsKellett, E. E. 1864-1950., Naylor, Edward W. 1867-1934.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML700 .B586 1899a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 336 p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5996239M
    LC Control Number66028445
    OCLC/WorldCa681882


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