A Good Read

A Good Read

Below is a list of recommended literature about or related to all aspects of pianos. Please feel free to make further suggestions.

 

AuthorTitleBrief description
Burnett, RichardCompany of PianosA celebration of the pianos at Finchcocks Museum
Carhart, T.E.The Piano Shop on the Left BankThe Hidden World of a Paris Atelier
Donahue, ThomasA Guide to Musical TemperamentAn in-depth practical and theoretical exploration of temperament
Fine, LarryThe Piano BookA Guide to Buying a New or Used Piano
Isacoff, StuartTemperamentHow Music became a battleground for the great minds of Western Civilization
Mason, DanielThe Piano TunerThe adventures of a Victorian piano tuner in Burma
Sherlock, LesThe Pianoforte Tuners' Association 1913 - 2013A complete record of the history of the PTA
Sullivan, Anita T. The Seventh DragonThe Riddle of Equal Temperament
Williams, John-PaulThe PianoAn inspirational Style Guide to the Piano and its Place in History
Worth, Erica, ed.PianistMagazine for pianists of all levels with CD and sheet music