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Composer of the Month, November 2017: Muzio Clementi
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by Sarah Folkerts | Composer of the Month
Muzio Clementi,1752-1832, is an Italian composer of the Classical period. When young, he spent significant time in England studying the piano. In Clementi's time, our modern-day piano (then called a pianoforte) was just gaining popularity. In comparison with earlier instruments, the pianoforte was able to create expressive sounds, both loud and soft.
Clementi was a virtuoso pianist, and the first significant figure who composed music which took advantage of the pianoforte's special features. He also had a company that manufactured pianofortes. Because of these facts, Clementi is known as the "Father of the Pianoforte."
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