Men, Women, & Pianos.
Preface by Jacques Barzun. Foreword by Edward Rothstein. Traces the history and social importance of the piano and its forebears the clavichord and harpsichord in the centuries leading up to the time when recorded music filled the air. Lighthearted approach, thorough and entertaining. This is a reprint of the 1954 book with new foreword and introduction. Of course Jane Austen appears. 654 pgs. Paper. Dover. 1990. NEW. $20.00