Keyboard Instruments from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Keyboard Instruments from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (playlist)

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1. Graf Piano
Excerpt from Impromptu in G Flat Major, D. 899, Op. 90, No. 3, by Franz Schubert (1797--1828) played by Michael Tsalka at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, August, 2012.

Performed on a piano made by Conrad Graf (1782--1851) in Vienna, ca. 1838.

2. Hofmann Piano
Gigue in G Major K 574 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1754--1791) played by Michael Tsalka at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, August, 2012.

Performed on a piano made by Ferdinand Hofmann (1756--1829) in Vienna, ca. 1790.

3. Schmidt Piano
Excerpt from Variations in F Major K 613 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756--1791) played by Michael Tsalka at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, August, 2012.

Performed on a piano attributed to Johann Schmidt (active late 18th century) ca. 1790 in Salzburg, Austria.

4. Hofmann Piano
Sonata I in A Minor, HedT.104.8.1, II. Poco Adagio, patetico e sostenuto by Daniel Gottlob Türk (1750--1813) played by Michael Tsalka at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, August, 2012.

Performed on a piano made by Ferdinand Hofmann (1756--1829) in Vienna, ca. 1790.

5. Kintzing Clavichord
Excerpt from the Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685--1750) played by Michael Tsalka at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, August, 2012.
Performed on a clavichord by Christian Kintzing (1707--1804), Neuwied, Germany, 1763.

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