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The story of the keyboard instruments. Vol. 1 [sound recording] / played by Franzpeter Goebels

Commentator:
Goebels, Franzpeter  Search this
Composer:
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791  Search this
Bach, Johann Sebastian 1685-1750  Search this
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1962
15th century
17th century
Topic:
Clavichord music  Search this
Solo instrument music  Search this
Harpsichord music  Search this
Hammerclavier music  Search this
Instrumental music  Search this
Local number:
FLP 70824
Folkways 3326
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231897

The story of the keyboard instruments. Vol. 2 [sound recording] : harpsichord / played by Franzpeter Goebels

Commentator:
Goebels, Franzpeter  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1962
15th century
17th century
Topic:
Harpsichord music  Search this
Harpischord music  Search this
Solo instrument music  Search this
Clavichord music  Search this
Hammerclavier music  Search this
Instrumental music  Search this
Local number:
FLP 70825
Folkways 3327
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231898

Keyboard Instruments - Bach, October 11

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 35
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90055, Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts, Records
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fat90055-refidd1e13173

Early keyboard instruments

Author:
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Physical description:
[3] p. , [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1959
C1959
Topic:
Harpsichord  Search this
Call number:
ML650.V64
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_100510

Early keyboard instruments

Author:
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Physical description:
[3] p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1959
Topic:
Harpsichord  Search this
Call number:
ML650.V64
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_96940

Keyboard instruments / Laurence Libin

Author:
Libin, Laurence  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs and collections
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2006
1989
Topic:
Keyboard instruments  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1061396

Early keyboard instruments : a practical guide / David Rowland

Author:
Rowland, David Dr  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 154 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2001
Topic:
Keyboard instruments  Search this
Keyboard instrument music--History and criticism  Search this
Performance practice (Music)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686358

Hugo Worch Piano Photos

Source:
Worch, Hugo, 1855-  Search this
Former owner:
Worch, Hugo, 1855-  Search this
Extent:
40 Cubic Feet (82 boxes )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
undated
Content Description:
The collection includes photographs of pianos and other keyboard instruments.
Biographical / Historical:
b Potsdam, Germany, Nov 15, 1855; d Washington, DC, Nov 14, 1938). American collector of and dealer in keyboard instruments. His father, Christian, had a music business in Trenton, New Jersey, from c1858 to 1861, and in Washington from 1863 to 1868 and again in 1883; Worch and his brother Emil took this over in 1883, and after Emil's death his widow and Hugo continued the business as Hugo Worch & Co. from 1884 until 1895. After 1895 the firm of Hugo Worch sold instruments (including pianos sold under the Worch name but manufactured elsewhere), sheet music, and, as tastes changed, phonographs, recordings, and radios. The firm went out of business in 1960 on the retirement of Hans Hugo Worch, who had bought it from his brother Carl and sister Paulina in 1954.

In the 1880s Worch began collecting keyboard instruments that showed the development of the American piano industry from the 1790s to 1850. Later he added to his collection examples of clavichords, harpsichords, and pianos by such European makers as Shudi, Ruckers, Stein, and Broadwood. From 1921 to 1938 he held the title of honorary custodian of musical instruments at the Smithsonian Institution. Absorbed with the history of the piano, he acquired a collection of nearly 200 instruments and over 2000 photographs showing details of keyboard construction. From 1914 his collection of keyboard instruments formed the nucleus of the keyboard collections at the Smithsonian. His library of over 3000 books relating to keyboard construction and 500 bound volumes of American sheet music was dispersed after World War II.

Source

Worch, Hugo. Oxford Music Online, Grove Music Online. http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/grovemusic/view/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.001.0001/omo-9781561592630-e-1002219658 (accessed October 18, 2018)
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquistion unknown.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Keyboard instruments  Search this
pianos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints
Citation:
Hugo Worch Piano Photos, Archives Center, national Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1452
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Hugo Worch Piano Photos
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1452

The Piano Will Never Be the Same

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-11-07T18:14:59.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ZRCn3dkO5D4

8030134 New Wall - Keyboard Instruments Exhibit - Museum of History and Technology, 6/20/1980 VC

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 82-012, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Central Files
See more items in:
Central Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa82-012-refidd1e725

Keyboard instruments in eighteenth-century Vienna / Richard Maunder

Title:
Keyboard instruments in 18th-century Vienna
Author:
Maunder, C. R. F  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Austria
Vienna
Date:
1998
18th century
Topic:
Keyboard instruments--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565862

Encyclopedia of keyboard instruments / edited by Robert Palmieri

Author:
Palmieri, Robert 1930-  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
1994-
Topic:
Keyboard instruments--Dictionaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453786

Dr. Arne / done from an original sketch by F. Bartolozzi

Title:
Doctor Arne
Author:
Gillray, James 1756-1815 egr  Search this
Bartolozzi, Francesco 1727-1815 art  Search this
Humphrey, William approximately 1740-approximately 1810 pbl  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Arne, Thomas Augustine 1710-1778  Search this
Physical description:
1 print ; plate mark 27 x 19 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Portraits
Caricatures
Stipple engravings
Date:
1782
1780-1790
Topic:
Musicians  Search this
Keyboard instruments  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_988175

Keyboard instruments at the Victoria and Albert Museum / James Yorke

Author:
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Yorke, James  Search this
Subject:
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1986
Topic:
Keyboard instruments--Pictorial works  Search this
Call number:
ML549.V38 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_320445

A checklist of keyboard instruments at the Smithsonian Institution

Author:
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Musical Instruments  Search this
Physical description:
v, 79 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
1967]
Topic:
Keyboard instruments--Catalogs and collections  Search this
Call number:
ML549 .U56
ML549.U56
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_3639

Child Seated at a Piano

Artist:
Christina Malman, American, b. England, 1911–1959  Search this
Medium:
Pen and dark blue ink
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1935–45
Accession Number:
1960-214-120
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1960-214-120

Wood and Brooks Company Records

Creator:
Wood & Brooks Company  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Specifications
Date:
1925-1966.
Scope and Contents:
Archival records of the firm, including action specification sheets and a 1959 report on pressed felt specifications.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Piano key and piano action manufacturers, North Tonawanda, New York.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Keyboard instruments  Search this
Piano  Search this
Genre/Form:
Specifications
Citation:
Wood and Brooks Company Records, 1925-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0457
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0457

Non-piano instruments made by Chickering [register]

Creator:
Chickering & Sons Piano Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
Chickering, Jonas, 1798-1853  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (14.0" x 12.2")
Type:
Archival materials
Registers (lists)
Date:
1906 to 1920
Arrangement:
In box 38, ledger Miscellaneous Instruments.
Local Numbers:
AC0264-0000001-01 (AC scan no.)

AC0264-0000001-02 (AC scan no.)

AC0264-0000001-03 (AC scan no.)

AC0264-0000001-04 (AC scan no.)

AC0264-0000001-05 (AC scan no.)

AC0264-0000001-06 (AC scan no.)

AC0264-0000001-07 (AC scan no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Keyboard instruments  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Registers (lists)
Collection Citation:
Chickering and Sons Piano Company Collection, 1864-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Chickering & Sons Piano Company Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0264-ref668
Additional Online Media:

Laurens Hammond (1895-1973)

Subject:
Hammond, Laurens 1895-1973  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Hammond organ  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3293]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_387414

Changing keys : keyboard instruments for America, 1700-1830 / John R. Watson

Author:
Watson, John 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 132 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs and collections
Catalogs
Place:
Virginia
Williamsburg
Date:
2013
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Keyboard instruments  Search this
Keyboard instruments--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1009848

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