Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness, when man first became aware of sound.
Arthur Whiting (1861 – 1936): American Pianist, Composer, Teacher – Neo-Classicist
- Studied at the New England Conservatory.
- Studied in Germany at the Munich Conservatory (1883 -1885).
- In 1907 he taught an educational series of chamber music known as Expositions at Harvard, Yale and Princeton Universities.
- In 1909 he published The Lesson of the Clavichord in New Music Review writing “the reproduction of the Clavichord and Harpsichord is as important to the present-day students of keyboard music as are some recent discoveries of the antique to archaeologists.” [ 2 ]
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Library of Congress. "Portrait of Arthur Whiting." Photograph. Original from Louis C. Elsen, The History of American Music. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904: pg. 212, fig. 60. Music Division. Library of Congress. Call number:ML200.E46. LOC.Gov. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 27 Oct. 2015. No Known Copyright Restrictions.
Haskell, Harry. The Early Music Revival, A History. Mineola: Dover Publications, Inc. 1996. Google Books. Web. 17 Sept. 2014.
- "Arthur B. Whiting (1861-1936) [biography]." The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress, 12 Oct. 2014. Web. 17 Sept. 2015.