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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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1685, Bach
1700, Pianoforte

1692, Marchand

Louis-Joseph Marchand (1692 – 1774): French Theorist, Composer, Priest – Baroque Period

  • His book Singing from the Book (Traité du Contrepoint Simple, ou Chant sur le Livre) (1739) considered to be the first French counterpoint handbook.

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Additional References:
  • Aleksandrowicz, Milosz.  "The Rules of the Improvised Vocal Religious Polyphony.  Louis-Joseph Marchand’s Traité Du Counterpoint Simple (1739)."  KUL.  The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, n.d.  Web.  14 Sept. 2015.
  • Montagnier, Jean-Paul.  "Marchand, Louis-Joseph."  Oxford Music Online.  Oxford University Press, 2007 – 2015.  Web.  14 Sept. 2015.
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