A history of pianoforte-playing and pianoforte-literature, by C.F. Weitzmann.

; Lessmann, Otto, 1844-1918, editor ; Baker, Theodore, 1851-1934, translator
New York, Da Capo Press, 1969.

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Standard Title Geschichte der Klaviermusik. English
Other Authors Baker, Theodore, 1851-1934,
Lessmann, Otto, 1844-1918,
Subjects Piano -- Histoire.
Piano -- History.
Piano music -- History and criticism.
Piano music.
Piano, Musique de -- Histoire et critique.
Series Da Capo Press music reprint series.
Description xix, 379 pages illustrations, music 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes "[XVIII] clavier compositions of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries": pages [287]-354.
"From the second augmented and revised German edition, by Th. Baker."
"This Da Capo Press edition is an unabridged republication of the first edition [sic] published in 1897."
"With a biographical sketch of the author, and notes, by Otto Lessmann."
Translation of Geschichte der Klaviermusik.
Contents Earlier history: the clavichord : I. The strict contrapuntal organ-style and the freer clavier-style : The earlier Italian school of clavier-playing ; The earlier English school of clavier playing ; The earlier French school of clavier-playing ; The earlier German school of clavier-playing -- II. The clavier style resulting from the new system of harmony : Karl Philipp Emanuel Bach and his predecessors ; The earlier dance-forms -- Modern history: the fortepiano : III. The lyrical clavier style : Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; Muzio Clementi ; Contemporaries of Em. Bach, Haydn, Mozart, and Clementi ; Clementi's pupils ; A pupil of Mozart -- IV. The dramatic pianoforte style : Ludwig van Beethoven ; Franz Schubert -- V. The brilliant style: Germany and Italy ; Tomaschek, Dionys Weber, and Proksch in Prague ; G. J. Vollweiler and A. Schmidt in Frankfort-on-the-Main ; Ignaz Moscheles ; Carl Maria von Weber ; Felix Mendelssohn ; Adolf Henselt ; B. France
VI. The Romantic style : Francois Frederic Chopin ; Robert Schumann ; Schumann's successors ; Contemporaries of Mendelssohn, Chopin, and Schumann ; Musical review at the present time ; Franz Liszt ; Liszt's pupils and contemporaries ; Raff, Brahms, and Rubinstein ; Grieg, Saint-Saens, and Tschaikowsky. History of the pianoforte : The clavier, and the earlier instruments related to it -- Origin of the clavichord -- Origin of the harpsichord -- Accounts from the 16th and 17th centuries concerning claviers -- Tuning of the clavier-strings -- Further development of the clavichord and harpsichord -- The piano-violins and pantaleon -- The hammer-clavier or pianoforte -- Pianoforte-making in England -- Pianoforte-making in France -- Pianoforte-making in Germany et cetera -- The modern pianoforte.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)57767
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Weitzmann, Karl Friedrich, 1808-1880.
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