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Pianos in the Smithsonian Institution

Helen R. Hollis

Pianos in the Smithsonian Institution

by Helen R. Hollis

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 46-47.

    Statement[by] Helen R. Hollis.
    SeriesSmithsonian studies in history and technology, no. 27, Smithsonian studies in history and technology ;, no. 27.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML650 .H64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5417585M
    LC Control Number73009769

      The book was first published in , and this new edition brings the work right up to date (to include the Trump administration). Music at the White House, by Elise Kirk Pianos play an integral part in the history of music at the White House. Coordinator of Education and Training, Museum Conservation Institute (formerly the Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE)), Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. ( to ). Planned and coordinated education and outreach programs and projects at MCI.

    Actress Hedy Lamarr () would have turned on November 9th. In honor of her birthday, Google launched an animated Google Doodle of her life story—just one of many tributes to Lamarr that have appeared over the past several years. Numerous books and articles have talked about Lamarr's fascinating life—her scandalous debut in the Czech film Ecstasy, her .   At the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, there is a yearlong exhibit to celebrate the years of the piano. There, visitors can see - and hear - the piano that was played by.

    The Truman's family room (now Private Dining Room) in shows the probable piano whose leg broke through the floor (Truman Library). The White House piano in the Smithsonian Institution (). The White House piano in the East Room (Library of . There are three surviving Cristofori pianos: a which is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, a from the Museo degli Strumenti Musicali in Rome (which was on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s “Piano ” showcase exhibit of the history of the piano,) and a Cristofori which is in Leipzig, Germany.


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^Pianos in the Smithsonian Aistitution This booklet will serve as an introduction to the important collection of pianos in the Smithsonian Institution. As yet no catalog has been compiled and the collection is little known, but it is one of the largest collections of instruments of.

Pianos in the Smithsonian Institution (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Helen R Hollis; Smithsonian Institution. Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us SmartNews History Science Ingenuity Arts & Culture Travel At the Smithsonian Photos Video Games Magazine Newsletters In Author: Jim Doherty.

A complete list of the keyboard collection is found in A Checklist of Keyboard Instruments at the Smithsonian Institution. It includes the predecessors of the piano, i.e., clavichords and harpsichords, along with a complete list of the pianos.

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In late William wrote an article on the history of the manufacture of pianos (primarily) and other musical instruments (briefly) in America. A story about the Pianos in the Smithsonian Institution book book appeared in The New York Times in.

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The majority of these scrapbooks date from and ; they are arranged chronologically from the back of the book forward. William Steinway (originally Wilhelm Steinweg) was born in Seesen, Germany, on March 5,the fourth son and sixth child of Heinrich (later Henry) and Julianne Steinweg.

Heinrich was a maker of pianos in Seesen, where he had lived since Three more children were born to the family, one of. Why Hedy Lamarr Was Hollywood’s Secret Weapon The starlet patented an ingenious technology to help with the war effort, but it went unrecognized for decadesAuthor: Anna Diamond.

At the time of its purchase Sohmer & Co. employed people, produced pianos yearly, and grossed $5 million in sales. Harry J. Sohmer, Jr., grandson of the founder, in expressing his feelings about the move and the Sohmer piano, compared his piano to old New York beers saying that "they were strictly New York products and in a way so were.

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This CD was also offered as part of a 4-CD boxed set (Jazz Piano: A Smithsonian Collection) with an accompanying softcover book written by Martin Williams, Dick Katz and Francis Davis.

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Smithsonian Chamber Music Society P.O. Box NMAH MRC Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC () Phone • () Fax. In its first fifty years, Steinway made nearly one hundred thousand pianos (99, to be exact; No.delivered to the White House inis now at the Smithsonian Institution).

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On March 8, the National Museum of American History opened Piano in the Smithsonian's International Gallery in Washington, D.C. Celebrating the tricentennial of the piano's invention in Florence by Bartolomeo Cristofori, this remarkable exhibition was seen by more thanvisitors from around the world during the course of a month run.