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August 8, 1803: Parisian Piano Maker Sebastien Erard Gives One of His Sturdy New Creations to Beethoven

From: The WFMT Radio Network
Series: The Keeping Score Series: 13 Days When Music Changed Forever
Length: 59:00

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With this instrument, the composer was able to set aside his forte piano and write more expressive and emotional music, beginning with the Waldstein Sonata.  New instruments and new technologies have inalterably changed music many times, but the pace of change quickened in the 20th century, with the record player, the computer, and the Internet.

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With this instrument, the composer was able to set aside his forte piano and write more expressive and emotional music, beginning with the Waldstein Sonata.  New instruments and new technologies have inalterably changed music many times, but the pace of change quickened in the 20th century, with the record player, the computer, and the Internet.

Timing and Cues

In- (Music)
Out- "...WFMT Radio Network."

Length- 58:59

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http://www.keepingscore.org