The CD recording Beethoven 1802 with Keiko Shichijo on fortepiano was released in September 2019 by ETCETERA Records. This is a unique opportunity to listen to an original Frère et Soeur Stein d’Augsbourg à Vienne instrument.
On this 27th of September I would like to bring to your attention a recent publication by Uta Goebl-Streicher
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.
The Young Pianists Festival features a varied program dedicated to the fortepiano, Friday November 20 at Amsterdam’s Muziekgebouw.
A REVIEW by TILMAN SKOWRONECK
Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies’ Forte/Piano—A Festival Celebrating Pianos in History was held at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, on August 5—9, 2015. A major event of the festival was the two-part Reunion Concert on Saturday, August 8, featuring the “Cornell seven”: the seven pianists who, in 1994, became the first to perform the complete Beethoven piano sonatas live on period pianos.
IN CONVERSATION WITH TOBIAS KOCH
Tobias Koch is a versatile specialist of the pianoforte and other keyboard instruments. He teaches at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf. In his continuous exploration of sound, he is firmly rooted in the present, and with a forward view he tries to understand what has been done in the past.
The mechanic of a Frère et Soeur Stein 1802 pianoforte was recorded in isolation, at 500 frames/s. >>VIEW