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Piano Fever - How Composers and Performers Changed the Sound of the Piano at Metropolitan Museum of Art

01/18/12 Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. Map
212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org Ages: All Ages

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J. Kenneth Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge, Department of Musical Instruments; Stuart Isacoff, pianist, composer, and author of A Natural History of the Piano. An adventurous exploration of the story of the piano: how it was invented and grew to become the most prominent instrument of its day, and how it evolved from a delicate contraption to a majestic presence. This historical journey will be richly illustrated with instruments from the Museum's collection. Musical performances will be included. 2:30pm.

Venue Description: Sun.-Thurs., 10am-5:30pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-9pm. Recommended admission: $25.

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