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Ronald Ratcliffe

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ISBN 10: 0811833895 / ISBN 13: 9780811833899
Published by Chronicle Books, 2002
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: Steinway

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 2nd.

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The exquisite pianos produced by Steinway & Sons are revered by musicians, music lovers, and collectors around the world. Publishing to coincide with the firms 150th anniversary, this beautiful new edition celebrates the history of the family and the instruments it creates with fully updated text and a striking new cover. Interweaving the stories of the pianos, their creation, and the music they inspire with more than 200 photos, designs, sketches, and paintings, Steinway pays elegant tribute to these incomparable instruments.

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Ronald Ratcliffe was professor of music at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a performer on both modern and historic keyboard instruments.

Stuart Isacoff, a pianist and composer, is founding editor of Piano Today magazine and a recipient of the prestigious ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for excellence in writing about music. He lives in New York City.

Henry Z. Steinway, a great-grandson of the founder, was president of Steinway & Sons from 1955 to 1972 and remains a consultant to the firm today.

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