The Organ and its evolution

I have started this blog by discussing the beginning of the string instruments. The string instrument: how it all started A hammered string instrument: the dulcimer A plucked string instrument: the epigonion The first string keyboard: the chekker The first pipe keyboard instrument was  the hydraulis.  It was an ancient Greek water organ, invented in the 3rd... Continue Reading →

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The string instrument: how it all started

As I mentioned in my first post, I am starting this blog by discussing the evolvement of the piano. Whilst researching, I could not find a reliable accessible online source that included all the information that I was looking for. Therefore, I am aiming to provide in the following posts the origin and the evolvement... Continue Reading →

Introduction

Firstly, I will introduce my self. I am a classical pianist, historical musicologist and music teacher from Cyprus. I have graduated with a Bmus/music from the University of Sheffield and with an MA from Goldsmiths, University of London. In September I will be starting a PhD in Music focusing on the reception of Ignaz Moscheles... Continue Reading →

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