The Development of a six octave fortepiano in Vienna around 1801. English translation of an article which was originally published in Netherlands EPTA Piano Bulletin, 2016.
The Stein 1802 Project research articles have been posted on this site since 2015. They are available for download. You will find the links here.
The latest edition of the Piano Bulletin published by EPTA Netherlands features an article on the development of a six octave fortepiano in Vienna around 1801.
In our June 2015 article we examined the first edition of Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano sonata n. 14 by the Viennese publisher Johann Cappi. Part II of the Impossible Note is a partial musical analysis of the Sonata’s first movement, the Adagio Sostenuto. It aims to provide a solution for the reading D# in bars 11 and 20. >> READ MORE
Through a strange concurrence of circumstances, the notes of Beethoven’s Sonata number fourteen have come to haunt us again. An article by Birgitta Arts and Sietse Kok. >>READ MORE
SUBMITTED by PAUL ELING
Dr. Paul Eling is Associate Professor at the Radboud University Nijmegen – Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behaviour in the Netherlands. >>READ MORE
FIRST ONLINE PUBLICATION – DOWNLOAD PAGE
A recent study and restoration of a pianoforte initially attributed to Nannette Streicher reveals that it is in fact an instrument built by the firm Geschwister Stein in 1802. >>READ MORE
DISCOVERY OF AN INSTRUMENT
Nine years ago instrument builder and restoration expert Sietse Kok acquired a pianoforte >>READ MORE