Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness, when man first became aware of sound.
Kirkman established by German born Jacob Kirchmann (1710 – 1792) (Changed his name to Kirkman) in London – Builder of harpsichords and pianos.
- "Kirkman." Antique Piano Shop. Antique Piano Shop, n.d. Web. 14 Sept 2015.
- Palmieri, Robert, ed. The Piano: An Encyclopedia. 2nd Edition. New York: Routledge, June 1, 2004. Google Books. Web. 14 Sept. 2015.