Piano History Bibliography



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Acknowledgements. and Selective Bibliography



  • Ajello, Peter (Great Grandson to Giuliano Ajello piano maker London)
  • Baldwin Pianos press release
  • BBC Learning Zone "Take Note" November 1999
  • BBC News
  • Bechstein (Mr. Berenice Küpper)
  • Bentley Pianos
  • Belt, R The Piano, Macmillan Ltd 1988
  • Brinsmead. E. The History of the Piano, Simpkin Marshall & Co 1889
  • Broadwood Trust.
  • Boalch H. D, Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord, Oxford Press 1974
  • Bluthner-Haessler, Ingbert, 150 Jahre Pianfortebau, Leipziger Verlgsgesellschaft, 2003
  • Colt C.F.The Early Piano, Stainer & Bell London 1981
  • Clinkscale, M. A. Makers of the Piano 1700 - 1820 Oxford Press 1993
  • Clinkscale, M. A. Makers of the Piano 1820 - 1860 Oxford Press 1999
  • Dolge,A. Pianos and their Makers, Dover Books London. 1972
  • Ellis, A, History of Musical Pitch, Journal of the Society of Arts, March 5th 1880
  • Finchcocks Piano Museum, Bill Dow
  • Grover D Former owner of Bentley Pianos
  • Hayes C Stories and Tales of Old Lancashire Printwise Publications Ltd 1991
  • Harding E.M. Piano-Forte, Harding E.M. Heckscher co Ltd 1978
  • Herrburger Brooks (David Martin)
  • Hildebrandt. D, A Social History of the Piano Hanser WestGermany,1985
  • Hipkins Alfred j, A Description and History of the Piano forte. Novello London 1929
  • Kemble Pianos Ltd,
  • Kibby Bill, (Piano Archives England)
  • Mair Carlene, The Chappell Story 1811 - 1961, Chappell of Bond St, 1961
  • Patent Office (London)
  • Patent Information Unit (Leeds)
  • Philip, James Early Keyboard Instruments, Holland Press, 1930
  • Pierce Piano Atlas 1990
  • Piano Tuners Quarterly 1976, Royal National Institute for the Blind
  • Pollens, S. The Early Pianoforte, Oxford Press 1995
  • Post Office Business Directory s (London)
  • Roberts, Mark J. ex Manager of Royal George Felt
  • Royal National Collage for the Blind, Hereford, England.(Piano Tuning Dep)
  • Roslyn. R. The Harp G Duckworth & Co Ltd 1969
  • Rushworth, David. Rushworths of Liverpool.
  • Steinway & Sons, New York , (Dove, Stephen K. email )
  • Wainwright, David. "Broadwood by Appointment" Quiller Press 1982
  • Wainwright, David. "The Piano Makers" Hutchinson & Co London 1975
  • Welmar Pianos Ltd.
  • Woodchester Pianos Ltd.
  • Wilkins. E. Former lecturer on piano history and tuning.
  • Williams. P. The King of Instruments. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1993.
  • Williams. P. The Organ in Western Culture 750 - 1250 Cambridge University Press 1993
  • Yamaha UK
  • Many individuals on the Internet, who have past on information about their pianos plus over 25 years in the trade and the thousands of pianos I have tuned.

Photos

  • Bluthner Grand c1908 European Piano Expert USA
  • Bechstein Grand c1885 European Piano Expert USA
  • Broadwood Grand c1831 R.N.C.B. Hereford, England
  • Broadwood Square c1817 R.N.C.B. Hereford, England
  • Broadwood Upright c1905 Mrs Story, Lancashire, England
  • Brinsmead Upright c1930 Sheila Warner, Darwen, England
  • Brinsmead Upright Top Tuner c1870 Brian Lawson, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Chappell Group photo c1900 Muriel Passmore, Tulse Hill London, England
  • Eavestaff Grand c1930 Mr Melvin Besbrode, Besbrode Pianos, Leeds, England
  • Eavestaff Mini c1955 Mrs Willams, Darwen, England
  • Eavestaff Royal c1972 Mrs Robinson, Swinton, England
  • Psaltery Janet M Hollinger USA
  • Sames, W c1900 Mr Bailey, Lancashire, England
  • Square Steinway & Sons 1870 Gale Bullock, USA
  • Vert overdamper Mrs Edlstonsons, Lancashire, England
  • Vert overstrung My workshop Lancashire, England