Doppio Borgato

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Doppio Borgato
Doppio Borgato

Doppio Borgato is a double piano of extensive[clarification needed] form, joining a concert grand together with a second piano, activated by a pedal board with 37 pedals (A0 to A3), similar to that of the organ. Designed and hand-crafted by Luigi Borgato, it was patented in 2000.

Compositions for Doppio Borgato[edit]

Specifically for Doppio Borgato are composed:

Further reading[edit]

  • Jean Guillou, La Lettre de l'Argos, Paris, December 2001.
  • Brian T.Majeski, The Music Trades, November 2000, p. 86.
  • Pianist Magazine, April May 2006 UK.
  • Honka Verdurmen, Piano Wereld, Holland, August–September 2005.
  • Larry E.Ashley, Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th edition, Larry E.Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque NM U.S.A., 2008, p. 58.
  • Géreard Gefen, Piano, Editions du Chêne - Hachette Livre, 2002 p. 59, 166, 170, 180.
  • Atanasio Cecchini, Piano Dream. History of the Piano, Mosè Edition, 2007 p. 170-171.
  • Dario Miozzi, in Musica Rivista di cultura musicale e discografica, Zecchini Editions, December 2010 - January 2011 p. 54, 59-60.
  • Luca Segalla, in Musica, Rivista di cultura musicale e discografica, Zecchini Editore, n°224 March 2011 p. 68
  • Stuart Isacoff, on the book A Natural History of the Piano, The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians—from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between, edited by Alfred A. Knopf, New York 2011, p. 48