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|Five London Piano Makers
Brinsmead, Challen, Collard, Danemann, Welmar
The artistic, technical and commercial aspects of piano making, illustrated by the histories of five famous firms: with biographies of the colourful characters who created them, and anecdotes from the factory floor [more about this book]. For a sequel, scroll down to the next item.
Softback, 136 pages. ISBN 978–0–9555590–1–3
|This book is officially out of print, but we have a few slightly imperfect copies available while stocks last at the reduced price of £13.50 plus post & packing|
More London Piano Makers
Eavestaff, Rogers, Squire, Knight, Chappell, Hopkinson
This is a sequel to Five London Piano Makers by the same author (see above), with histories of six more piano-making firms, presenting a picture of a bustling craft industry based in the streets around Camden Town in North London [more about this book].
Softback, 144 pages. ISBN 978–0–9555590–4–4
|Price: £15.00 plus post & packing|
|The Mirror of Human Life
A handbook to François Couperins harpsichord pieces, with explorations of the social, literary and theatrical worlds from which he drew so much of his inspiration. This is a second, revised edition of the book first published by Kings Music in 2002, incorporating the latest research and including a new essay by Jane Clark on the architecture of the Ordres [more about this book].
Softback, 224 pages. ISBN 978–0–9555590–3–7
|Price: £14.50 plus post & packing.|
|Clavichord Tuning and Maintenance
The indispensable guide for all clavichord owners, amateur or professional. The second edition, fully revised and updated [more about this book].
Softback, 224 pages. ISBN 978–0–9555590–2–0
OUT OF PRINT
A new edition is in preparation. Please e-mail us for further information or to reserve a copy in advance.
|Cordofones de Tecla Portugueses do Século XVII/Portuguese Stringed Keyboard Instruments of the 18th Century
The definitive book on Portuguese clavichords, harpsichords and fortepianos, written by two foremost experts in the subject. [more about this book].
Softback, 498 pages, 109 plates, nearly all in full colour. Complete text in both English and Portuguese. Originally published by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon. ISBN 978–9–72666–077–4
Price: £39.00 plus post & packing
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|The Hubert Clavichord Data Book
A study of all eighteen surviving clavichords made by Christian Gottlob Hubert (1714–1793), illustrated with over 700 photos and comprehensive descriptions of each instrument. New edition, published by Keyword Press [more about this book].
Hardback, 304 pages. ISBN 978–0–9555590–5–1
|Price: £90.00 plus post & packing.|
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