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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.

LIST
1404, Clavichord Name
C. 1450s, Hammered Dulcimer

1425, Harpsichord Minden

Earliest representation of a harpsichord from 1425, on the altarpiece of the Cathedral in Minden, Germany.
Representation of an Harpsichord, 1425. 1

The first known representation of the harpsichord (figured left) is on an altarpiece in the cathedral of Minden, Germany, 1425.

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Opus33.  "The Earliest Representation of a Harpsichord, 1425."  Photograph.  Original Photograph by Arnold den Teuling.  Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 7 Sept. 2009.  Web.  21 Aug. 2015.  CC BY-SA 3.0.
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