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About The Book:-It Is Claimed For This Book, Intended To Illustrate Rare Historical And Beautiful Musical Instruments, That It Is Unique. Classical, Mediaeval, Japanese, And Other Varieties Of Decorative Art, Weapons And Costumes, Have Found Worthy Illustration And Adequate Description, But Hitherto No Attempt Has Been Made To Represent In A Like Manner The Grace And External Charm Of Fine Lutes And Harps Of Viols Virginals And Other Instruments. Engravings Have Been Produced In Historical Or Technical Work But The Greater Number Of These Are Mere Repetitions Continued From Aone To The Other And Have No Specially Aesthetic Interest. About The Author:- Alfred James Hipkins FSA (1826 – 1903) Was An English Musician, Musicologist And Musical Antiquary. In 1840, At The Age Of 14, Hipkins Became An Apprentice Piano Tuner In The Pianoforte Factory Of John Broadwood & Sons Ltd. In 1846, He Was Charged With Training All Of Broadwood's Tuners In Equal Temperament, As Many Were Still Using The Older Meantone System. In 1849, He Was Named To The Status Of "senior Workman," And He Remained An Employee Of This Company For The Rest Of His Life. Despite Having Very Limited Musical Training On The Pianoforte And The Organ, He Gained A Reputation For His Performances Of Chopin's Music. He Wrote Many Reviews Of Books On Musical Ethnology Or Musical Antiquity For The Athenæum And The Musical Times. In 1891 He Gave The Cantor Lectures On Musical Instruments, Their Construction And Capabilities To The Royal Society Of Arts.

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About The Book:-It Is Claimed For This Book, Intended To Illustrate Rare Historical And Beautiful Musical Instruments, That It Is Unique. Classical, Mediaeval, Japanese, And Other Varieties Of Decorative Art, Weapons And Costumes, Have Found Worthy Illustration And Adequate Description, But Hitherto No Attempt Has Been Made To Represent In A Like Manner The Grace And External Charm Of Fine Lutes And Harps Of Viols Virginals And Other Instruments. Engravings Have Been Produced In Historical Or Technical Work But The Greater Number Of These Are Mere Repetitions Continued From Aone To The Other And Have No Specially Aesthetic Interest. About The Author:- Alfred James Hipkins FSA (1826 – 1903) Was An English Musician, Musicologist And Musical Antiquary. In 1840, At The Age Of 14, Hipkins Became An Apprentice Piano Tuner In The Pianoforte Factory Of John Broadwood & Sons Ltd. In 1846, He Was Charged With Training All Of Broadwood's Tuners In Equal Temperament, As Many Were Still Using The Older Meantone System. In 1849, He Was Named To The Status Of "senior Workman," And He Remained An Employee Of This Company For The Rest Of His Life. Despite Having Very Limited Musical Training On The Pianoforte And The Organ, He Gained A Reputation For His Performances Of Chopin's Music. He Wrote Many Reviews Of Books On Musical Ethnology Or Musical Antiquity For The Athenæum And The Musical Times. In 1891 He Gave The Cantor Lectures On Musical Instruments, Their Construction And Capabilities To The Royal Society Of Arts.
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ISBN-13 9788121262200 Binding PAPERBACK
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