Beethoven’s Keyboard

Arizona Musicfest Community Room 7950 E. Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale

Explore cutting-edge musical technology of the late 1700s! Beethoven would have been trained and composed not on the modern piano we hear filling concert halls today, but on its predecessor, the Fortepiano. Innovative for its ability to express a wider range of volumes (forte to piano), the Fortepiano enabled the young Beethoven [...]