Mr. Langshaw's Square Piano

Mr. Langshaw's Square Piano : The Story of the First Pianos and How They Caused a Cultural Revolution

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A handwritten serial number inside a neglected Broadwood square piano built in 1807 launches a captivating quest to uncover the remarkable history of these now almost forgotten musical instruments.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 280 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 30.48mm | 498.95g
  • BLUEBRIDGE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, frontispiece
  • 1933346213
  • 9781933346212
  • 716,052

Review quote

"A journey that will fascinate the reader . . . a riveting glimpse into a musical and social world, all thanks to Broadwood square piano #10651." --"The Historical Novels Review"show more

About Madeline Goold

Madeline Goold holds a law degree from the London School of Economics. A sculptor and artist, she has also taught piano, which she has played since childhood.show more

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