Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Photo of a Grand piano by Manuel Antunes, Lisbon, 1767. One of the earliest, best-preserved pianos known to survive!! Ex collection: Augusto Carvello Monteiro, Lisbon. Marjorie T. Rawlins Collection, 1990. [Click here to hear this piano]!!!... (excerpt from Lodovico Giustini, Sonata No. 11 in E major , Allegro assai). Excerpted from the CD, [The Portuguese Fortepiano: 18th-Century Iberian Keyboard Music ], available from the National Music Museum's [Gift Shop].