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[book cover: More London Piano Makers] NEW: More London Piano Makers
Eavestaff, Rogers, Squire, Knight, Chappell, Hopkinson

by Alastair Laurence

This is a sequel to Five London Piano Makers by the same author (see below), 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

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[book cover: Five London Piano Makers] Five London Piano Makers
Brinsmead, Challen, Collard, Danemann, Welmar

by Alastair Laurence

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].

Softback, 136 pages. ISBN 978–0–9555590–1–3

Price: £15.00 plus post & packing

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[book cover: The Hubert Clavichord Data Book] The Hubert Clavichord Data Book

by Koen Vermeij

A study of all eighteen surviving clavichords made by Christian Gottlob Hubert (1714–1793), illustrated with numerous photos and comprehensive descriptions of each instrument. [more about this book].

Hardback, comb binding, 300 pages. Published by Clavichord International Press, now exclusively distributed by Keyword Press. ISBN 90–73029–10–4

Price: £80.00 plus post & packing.

[book cover: Clavichord for Beginners] Clavichord for Beginners by Joan Benson

A complete course in clavichord technique, not only for newcomers to the instrument but also for those striving to improve their playing without the help of a teacher. The student is taught how to produce a cantabile sound, with photos showing how to place the hands, arms and fingers. Guidance on repertoire and style follows. [more about this book].

Softback, 117 pages. Includes instructional DVD and CD recital by the author. Published by Indiana University Press. ISBN 978–0–253–01158–9

Price: £28.00 plus post & packing.

[book cover: The Mirror of Human Life] The Mirror of Human Life

by Jane Clark and Derek Connon

A handbook to François Couperin’s 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 King’s 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.

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[book cover: Clavichord Tuning and Maintenance] Clavichord Tuning and Maintenance
by Peter Bavington

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

Price: £18.00 plus post & packing.

[book cover: Portuguese Stringed Keyboard Instruments] Cordofones de Tecla Portugueses do Século XVII/Portuguese Stringed Keyboard Instruments of the 18th Century by Gerhard Doderer and John Henry Van Der Meer

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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