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Arts, Design

The By Design separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week as Fenella Kernebone looks at how we shape our world, from the ground up.


Design File with Colin Bisset on the piano

August 22nd, 2014

Episode 45 of 102 episodes

The piano first made an appearance in the early years of the 18th century, thanks to a harpsichord maker in Padua called Bartolomeo Cristofori. The harpsichord with its plucked strings could only be played at the same volume through out.

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