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Classical Pacific, July 23, 2018: Keyboard Evolution

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The piano  plays a central role in Classical music. How did it get from its beginnings as a pipe organ or hammered dulcimer to the magnificent 88 key instrument of today? I'll talk a little about its history, and play lots of keyboard music for you today, performed by great artists. 

Here are links to some wonderful resources: 

Note By Note (2016) - notebynotethe movie.com - about the making of Steinway grand piano L1037.

A World of Excellence (2013) -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMT4rfjeJko - about the history of the Steinway corporation.

 

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Louise Keali‘iloma King Lanzilotti comes from a multi-ethnic background that has informed many of her beliefs. Her experience covers artistic, educational and administrative areas of the arts. Lanzilotti taught for over twenty years in public, private and alternative schools K – 12, developing a method of writing music and plays with students, which solidified her understanding of the importance of arts engagement for all.
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