The Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards is delighted to announce the arrival of Conrad Graf Opus 502 (ca. 1823-24) into our collection. The piano is the generous gift of Nancy Garrett, Professor Emeritus of Piano at the Butler School of Music, University of Texas at Austin (who is also the benefactor of our 1799 Broadwood).
Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards fosters original and imaginative approaches to the performance and study of keyboard instruments, their technological underpinnings, their intersections with other arts, and their participation in the global currents of cultural and social history.
Brahms and the Passage of Time
A celebration of Alan Bostrom's recent gift of an 1857 J. B. Sreicher piano, anchored around the 1854 and 1889 versions of Brahms's Op. 8 Piano Trio.
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Future Imperfect: Brahms and the Passage of Time
Miriam Fried, Clancy Newman, and Miri Yampolsky present Brahms’s Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8 (revised version, 1889)
A DECADE OF JULIUS EASTMAN
Developing a Contemporary Performance Practice
DMA candidate Richard Valitutto documents his ongoing work into the music, performance practice, and personality of Julius Eastman.
Congratulations to David Yearsley, who has been appointed Herbert Gussman Professor of Music (a title previously held by Neal Zaslaw) by the University’s Board of Trustees.
By Lucy Fitz Gibbon. The necessary Covid restrictions, and the sacrifices we must all make to keep each other safe, have placed onerous burdens on
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