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Excerpt from How the Piano Came to Be
From the dried sinews stretched across the shell of a dead tortoise to the concert-grand piano of the present day is a far ﬂight. Yet to this primitive source, it is said, may be traced the evolution of the stringed instrument which reached its culmination in the piano. The latter has been aptly called the household orchestra, and in tracing its origin one must go far back into the annals of the past. If we accept the Bible as history, and it is the greatest of all histories, the stringed instrument is of very ancient date. It is recorded that the ambassadors.
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bound: 86 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (May 8, 2017)
isbn: 1330070151, 978-1330070154,
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