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From Quill To Hammer

Special | 1h 1m 1s

Trevor Stephenson, Madison Bach Musicians. Trevor Stephenson looks at the history and music - and those who composed it - of the harpsichord. He also discusses how the evolving mechanics of these stringed instruments, moving from a crow feather with the the harpsichord to a hammer, altered the way music was composed.

Aired: 06/08/10

Rating: TV-G

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