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