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Encyclopedia of the Piano (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) Paperback – August 1, 1996

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Product Details

  • Series: Garland Reference Library of the Humanities (Book 1131)
  • Paperback: 536 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; Reprint edition (August 1, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0815325827
  • ISBN-13: 978-0815325826
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 7.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,635,704 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"A comprehensive, informative, and indispensable work." -- Billy Joel

"A user-friendly compendium, very well indexed, devoted to the piano." -- Early Music News

"Interesting, informative and well-written articles on numerous piano firms and on the piano trade in all of the major countries." -- Galpin Society Journal

Performers, teachers, scholars and general readers will appreciate this in-depth review of the piano, which includes over 600 alphabetically-arranged articles written by international contributors who comment on piano history, composition problems, and key piano developments. -- Midwest Book Review

About the Author

Robert Palmieri, Professor of Music at Kent State University, resides in Kent, Ohio.

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