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NO SENSE OR SENSIBILITY

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GEORGE BALCOMBE dismisses
Patrick Piggott's book about music
in the life and writings of Jane Austen

 

This Review concerns a book which is about pianos, or, more accurately, about piano-fortes in the Regency era.

The author was pianist and composer, Patrick Piggott, born in 1915 and died in 1990. His book, The Innocent Diversion, was originally published in 1979 and re-issued as a paperback in 2011, complete with illustrations and indexing...

Copyright © 30 June 2011 George Balcombe,
London UK

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BOOK INFORMATION: THE INNOCENT DIVERSION

PATRICK PIGGOTT

PIANO

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