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PIANO TIMELINE

History Of The Piano

Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness, when man first became aware of sound.

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Early 1300s, Clavicytherium
1360, Chekker

1323, Clavicymbalum

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Clavicymbalum a Martelli. 1

Another of the earliest ancestors of the harpsichord, the clavicymbalum had attached keys but no dampers. It was referred to as a monochordium by Johanness de Muris in a latin treatise, Musica Speculativa, as having the familiar triangular form with one curved side.

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Bartoccini, Marius.  "‪Arnault de Zwolle: Clavicymbalum a Martelli."  Online Video Clip.  YouTube.  YouTube, 20 June 2015.  Web.  13 Oct. 2015.  Standard YouTube License.
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