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Bechstein

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

German firm of piano makers founded in Berlin in 1853 by Wilhelm Carl Bechstein (1826–1900). His first grand piano was inaugurated in 1856 by Bülow; he went on to make ...

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Bechstein

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 239 words.

After a working schedule lasting several months, craftsman Carl Bechstein of Berlin, Germany, completed the first of these aristocrats among

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Bechstein

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 66 words.

German firm of piano makers founded in Berlin in 1853 by Wilhelm Carl Bechstein (1826–1900). His first grand piano was inaugurated in ...

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Bechstein

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

German firm of piano makers founded in Berlin in 1853 by Wilhelm Carl Bechstein (1826–1900). His first grand piano was inaugurated in 1856 by Bülow; he went on to make ...

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Bechstein

Cyril Ehrlich.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 526 words.

German firm of piano makers. Friedrich Wilhelm Carl Bechstein (d Gotha, 1 June 1826; d Berlin, 6 March 1900), who founded the firm in 1853 in Berlin, served his apprenticeship with the...

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Ludwig Bechstein

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

(1801–1860), German writer and collector of fairy tales. Born in Weimar, the illegitimate son of a single mother, Bechstein spent his early years in economically difficult conditions before...

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Bechstein, Ludwig

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art. 41 words.

German, 19th century, male.

Born 1 July 1843, in Meiningen.

Painter, illustrator. Genre scenes.

Ludwig Bechstein joined the academy of art in Munich in 1860,...

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Bechstein, Lothar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 113 words.

Swiss, 20th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 1884, in Solothurn; died 1936, in Munich.

Painter. Figures, portraits, landscapes.

A student of P....

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Bechstein (1 June 1826)

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 600 words.

German firm of piano makers. Friedrich Wilhelm Carl Bechstein (b Gotha, Germany, 1 June 1826; d Berlin,

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Neo-Bechstein-Flügel

Hugh Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 390 words.

(Ger.: ‘Neo-Bechstein grand piano’) [Bechstein-Nernst-Siemens-Flügel]

Electric piano designed about 1928–30 at the university institute of the German physicist (Hermann)...

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Bechstein

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 168 words.

• canine • asinine • leonine • saturnine • Antonine • pavonine • rapine • alpine, cisalpine • pitchpine

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Bechstein

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 168 words.

• canine • asinine • leonine • saturnine • Antonine • pavonine • rapine • alpine, cisalpine • pitchpine

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Bechstein Hall

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 25 words.

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Bechstein, Ludwig

Adrienne E. Gavin.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 329 words.

(1801–1860), German writer and collector of fairy tales. Born in Weimar, the illegitimate son of a single mother,

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Neo-Bechstein Piano

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Semi‐elec. pf. dating from 1931, based on research by W. Nernst of Berlin. Str. are set in vibration by hammers, but blow required is very light (frac120 that given on ordinary pf). No...

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Neo‐Bechstein Piano

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 53 words.

Semi‐elec. pf. dating from 1931, based on research by W. Nernst of Berlin. Str. are set in vibration by

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Neo-Bechstein-Flügel

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 402 words.

Electric piano designed about 1928–30 at the university institute of the German physicist (Hermann) Walther Nernst (1864–1941) with the assistance

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BECHSTEIN, Ludwig (1801–60)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 66 words.

A collector of German folk tales, following the example of the brothers *Grimm. His collections appeared between 1823 and ...

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Bechstein, Ludwig (1801–60)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 1012 words.

His two widely popular collections of fairy tales, the Deutsches Märchenbuch (German Fairy Tale Book, 1845) and the ...

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Neo‐Bechstein Piano

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 53 words.

Semi‐electronic piano dating from 1931, based on research by W. Nernst of Berlin. Str are set in vibration by hammers, but blow required is very light (120 that given on ordinary pf). No...

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Bechstein, Friedrich Wilhelm Carl (1826)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 113 words.

After working in pf. factories in Ger., Fr., and Eng., founded his own firm in Berlin, 1853. His first

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