piano technique has developped in parallel mode with the instrument builders.
ca. 1700 the Italian builder Cristofori put little hammers into a harpsichord instead of plucking devices and thus he could play piano and forte which made the name pianoforte.
Since Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach pianists were thinking more and more about playing techniques and some teachers had certain METHODS:
- Tradition since Franz Liszt
- Tobias Matthay
- Dorothy Taubmann-Method
- THE PIANO CODE of Wolfgang E l l e n b e r g e r
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