• Short Summary

    A look at pianos through the ages.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Chords, Cues and Costers"

    A look at pianos through the ages. M/S of English Spinet, M/S of harpsichord, M/S of two manual harpsichord with two keyboards. M/S of stops and pedal. The first pianoforte was made by Cristofori of Padua, Italy about 1709.

    M/S of square piano with shifting keyboard. M/S of conductor's piano from 1805. M/S of Chopin's piano. M/S of more modern semicircular piano with bowed legs. M/S of piano with snakeskin pattern, M/S of upright grand. M/S of piano that doubles as desk for storing writing paper.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1224.07
    Media URN:
    41737
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:40:00 / 01:13:11:00
    Canister:
    NSP 35

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