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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
1809, Mendelssohn
1810, Schumann

1810, Plaidy

Portrait of Louis Plaidy, photographed by August Brasch, c. 1860s.
Portrait of Louis Plaidy, c. 1860s. 1

Louis Plaidy (1810 – 1874): German Piano Pedagogue

  • Taught Hans von Bülow.
  • Considered a master of technique and touch.
  • Wrote Technical Studies for the Piano (Technische Studien für das Pianofortespiel) (1903) and The Pianoforte Teacher’s Guide (1882), and was the first to publish a book only on technical studies.

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Brasch, August.  Portrait Louis Plaidy.  c. 1860s.  Library of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe, University of Frankfurt in the Portrait Collection of Friedrich Nicolas Manskopf, Frankfurt.  Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.,  8 Oct. 2009.  Web.  9 Oct. 2015.  Public Domain.
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