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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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800, Music Notation
900, Psaltery

900, Portable Organ

Print of a portable organ by Friedrich Kaiser.
Paul Hoffhaimer, Renowned Imperial Organist and Composer, print by Friedrich Kaiser. 1

The portable organ, or positive organ, used initially for liturgical music and operated by two players; one working the bellows while the other designated notes manually, or by a rudimentary keyboard.

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AndreasPraefcke.  "Paul Hoffhaimer.  Famous Imperial Organist and Composer, Born 1449, ed. By G. Grefe, Print by Friedrich Kaiser."  Illustration.  Original in the Austrian National Library, Picture Archive, Vienna. Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 20 Jan. 2011.  Web.  5 Oct. 2015.  Public Domain.
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