Mr. Langshaw's Square Piano.

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Mr. Langshaw's Square Piano

Madeline Goold

BlueBridge

240 West 35th Street, Suite 500, New York, NY 10001

9781933346212, $24.95, www.bluebridgebooks.com

The piano, an icon of classical music, did not come into existence until the eighteenth century. "Mr. Langshaw's Square Piano: The Story of the First Pianos and How They Caused a Cultural Revolution" tells the story of the piano and its early days. First only enjoyed by high society as merely a novelty, the large musical instrument began to revolutionize contemporary music and...

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