Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness, when man first became aware of sound.
François Couperin (1668–1733): French Composer, Harpsichordist, Organist, Teacher (Son of Charles Couperin) – Baroque Period
- His treatise The Art of Playing the Harpsichord (L 'Art de Toucher le Clavecin) (1716) covers fingering, touch, ornamentation and performance on the harpsichord.
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Unknown, and uploaded by Charvex. François Couperin. Early 18th C. Palace of Versailles, Versailles. Commons Wikimedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 28 Dec. 2007. Web. 18 Aug. 2015. Public Domain.
- Higginbottom, Edward. "François Couperin." Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press, 2007 – 2015. Web. 14 Sept. 2015.