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Metodo pel Clavicembalo... a Sua Altezza Imperiale Il Principe Eugenio Napoleone di Francia Vice Re d'Italia dedicato dall' Autore
Milano Ricordi [PN 100] [1811 or 1812]. Oblong folio. Full vellum boards. [1] (title), [2] (blank), [3] (dedication), [4] (privilege), [5-6] (preface), 7-84, [iv] (index and list of subscribers) pp. Engraved. With musical examples throughout. Subscribers include Bonifazio and Giovanni Asioli, Simone Mayr, Alessandro Rolla and Carlo Mozart (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's eldest son). Binding worn, rubbed, bumped, slightly stained and quite warped. Slightly worn and foxed; light marginal staining throughout; lower outer corners of several leaves frayed with slight paper loss.. First Edition. Very scarce. OCLC (one copy only in the U.S.). "... when the [Milan] conservatory was founded [Pollini] was made an Honorary Member...This was the first Italian piano method and it remained in use for many years, achieving wide circulation. It stands out from other treatises of the period (by Clementi, Adam, Dussek and Pleyel) for the particular attention Pollini pays to the relationship between technique and sound-quality." Elena Biggi Parodi in Grove online
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