MUSIC THROUGH THE AGES

Development Of The Piano: A Timeline
Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness,
when man first became aware of sound.
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Mural of Jelly Roll Morton,
Sydney, Australia. [ 1 ]

Jelly Roll Morton (1890 – 1941) — American Composer, Arranger, Jazz Pianist (He is quoted as saying “I invented jazz.”) – 20th Century Period (Ragtime/Dixieland Jazz)


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Edgecliff89.  "Mural of Jelly Roll Morton, Sydney, Australia."  Photograph.  Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 12 Jan. 2009.  Public Domain.

Portrait of Sergey Prokofiev. [ 1 ]

Sergey Prokofiev (1891 – 1953) — Russian Composer, Pianist – 20th Century Period


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Library of Congress.  "Prokofiev."  Photograph.  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C., Part of George Grantham Bain Collection, Digital ID ggbainLOC.Gov.  Library of Congress, n.d.  Web.  30 Oct. 2015.  No Known Copyright Restrictions.

Portrait of Cole Porter. [ 1 ]

Cole Porter (1891 – 1964) — American Songwriter – 20th Century Period


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J M Rice.  "Portrait of Cole Porter."  Photograph.  Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 12 Oct. 2008.  Web.  30 Oct. 2015.  Public Domain.

Cow Cow Davenport. [ 1 ]

Cow Cow Davenport (1894 – 1955) — American Blues Pianist


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GifTagger.  "Cow Cow Davenport."  Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 3 Dec. 2014.  Web.  30 Oct. 2015.  Public Domain.

The Young Clara Haskil. [ 1 ]

Clara Haskil (1895 – 1960) — Romanian Classical Pianist


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Wikizoli.  "The Young Clara Haskil."  Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 2 Aug. 2014.  Web.  12 Feb. 2016.  Public Domain.

Kohler & Campbell Piano.

Kohler & Campbell piano company established by Charles Kohler (1868 – 1913) and John Calvin Campbell (1864 – 1904) in New York City.


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Additional References:
  • Palmieri, Robert, ed.  The Piano: An Encyclopedia.  2nd Edition.  New York: Routledge, June 1, 2004.  Google Books.  Web. 14 Sept. 2015.

Portrait of George Gershwin
by Carl Van Vechten, 1937. [ 1 ]

George Gershwin (1898 – 1937) — American Composer, Pianist, Conductor – 20th Century Period


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Van Vechten, CarlPortrait of George Gershiwn.  1937.  Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, D.C., part of Carl Van Vechten Collection,  Digital ID ds 02793LOC.Gov.  Library of Congress, n.d.  Web.  2 Nov. 2015.  No Known Copyright Restrictions.

Jimmy Yancey at the Piano. [ 1 ]

Jimmy Yancey (1898 – 1951) — American Blues and Boogie-Woogie Pianist


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adbo52.  "Yancey Special Jimmy Yancey."  Photograph.  Online Video Still.  YouTube.  YouTube, 6 Dec. 2010. Web.  12 Feb, 2016.  Standard YouTube License.

Duke Ellington and Orchestra
in India
, 1963. [ 1 ]

Duke Ellington (1899 – 1974) — American Composer, Arranger,  Jazz Pianist, Bandleader – 20th Century Period (Big Band/Swing Jazz)


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U.S. Embassy New Delhi.  "Duke Ellington and Orchestra in India, 1963."  Photograph.  Flickr.  Flickr, a Yahoo Company, 29 April 2014.  Web.  2 Nov. 2015.  CC BY-ND 2.0.

Whistlin’ Alex Moore (1899 – 1989) — American Blues Pianist, Singer, Whistler

 

Whistlin' Alex Moore. [ 1 ]

 


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mrdantefontana666.  "Whistlin’ Alex Moore."  Online Video Clip.  YouTube.  YouTube, 2 July 2010.  Web.  2 Nov. 2015.  Standard YouTube License.
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Additional References:
  • Mastehead Image: O’Donnell, Dylan.  "Piano Strings."  Photograph.  Deography.  Dylan O’Donnell, 1 Nov. 2010.  Web.  18 June 2015.  Public Domain.
  • Mandalatrece, Jim Doney.  "History of an Ascended Master, His Connection with Essenes, and The Secrecy of The Kanon."  ThaKanon.  Jim Doney Mandalatrece, n.d.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • Blaise, Gary.  "The Early String Keyboards."  Gary Blaise.  Gary Blaise Early Keyboard Instruments, n.d.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • "History of Classical Music."  Naxos.  Naxos Digital Services Ltd., n.d.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • "History of the Piano."  Piano Technicians Guild.  Piano Technicians Guild, Inc. n.d.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • "Development of the Piano."  Bluebook of Piano.  Bluebook of Pianos, 1933 – 2015.  18 June 2015.
  • Estrella, Steven G.  "Stylistic Timeline of Music History."  Steven Estrella.  Steven G. Estrella, 2013.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • "The History of Graphical Music Notation."  Block Museum.  Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, n.d.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • "The Piano Time Line: A Chronological History."  Concert Pitch Piano.  Concert Pitch Piano Services, 2000 – 2015.  Web.  18 June. 2015.
  • "History of the Piano."  Piano Tuners.  The UK Piano Pages, 1996 – 2015.  Web.  18 June. 2015.
  • Weinstock, Ron.  "A Personal List of Ten Great Blues Pianists."  In a Blue Mood.  In a Blue Mood, 25 Sept. 2009.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • "Romantic Music."  Essential Humanities.  Essential Humanities, 2008 – 2013.  Web.  19 June 2015.
  • "List of Romantic-Era Composers."  Wikipedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 15 Sept. 2015.  Web.  18 Sept. 2015.
  • Duchen, Jessica.  "Top 20: The World’s Greatest Pianists."  Sinfini Music.  Sinfini Music, 23 April 2014.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • Solomon, Jon.  "The Ten Best Jazz Pianists of All Time."  Westword.  Denver Westword, LLC., 27 Aug. 2013.  18 June 2015.
  • Sturm, Connie Arrau, Debra Brubaker Burs, and Anita Jackson, eds.  "Annotated Bibliography of Sources on the History of Piano Technique and Piano Pedagogy."  Piano Technique.  Piano Technique.Net, n.d.  Web.  18 June 2015.
  • Groves Music Online for Music Research.  Oxford Music Online.  Oxford University Press, 2007 – 2015.  Web.  June – December 2015.
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