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factory “rough,” meaning they had unfinished the ship, and the Steinway pianos were The RMS Olympic’s Second Class staircase, as seen from the landing cases and were missing components such as the installed in these places. As the builders and between B and C decks. At the lower fallboard, pedal lyre, book rest, and legs. These the finishing carpenters completed the lastleft is the piano for C Deck. The base were specially crafted by carpenters, who, after minute details on Titanic, the pianos were of the main mast is seen penetrating delivery, finished each piano with fine wood or brought on board, some on March 14, others the decks. The Olympic was a sister on March 18, about three weeks prior to the veneer to complement the décor of the room in ship of the Titanic, and is reflective departure date of the maiden voyage.3 which the piano was to be installed.1 of how these areas appeared on the Even though the hired musicians would never On April 10, 1912, RMS Titanic sailed out Titanic. play in Third Class, an upright piano was providof Southampton, England. Each passenger in ed so passengers could play for their own enterthe First and Second Classes received a small tainment. It was located in the General Room, a booklet entitled White Star Line MUSIC. cheery place with long wooden benches, clean Commonly known as The White Star Line Songbook, it listed the titles and composers of 341 numbers. Besides white walls, and red-patterned floor tiles. Sheet music was all the these there were musical categories such as “National Anthems, rage at the time, and it was common for people to gather round a Hymns etc., of all nations” and “Strauss Waltzes.”4 It is unknown piano to sing and play favorite tunes. Many Third Class passengers how many titles in sheet music the hired musicians had available to traveled with their own instruments as well. Eugene Daly, an them. Irishman, had his uilleann pipes aboard and was seen pacing at the Among those who embarked were eight musicians who traveled stern of the ship playing “Erin’s Lament.”2 In the ship’s plan, the performance venues in First and Second as Second Class passengers, men who carried instrument boxes Class were located in areas where the music would carry throughout along with their luggage. The band had been specially selected by a
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Clavier Companion - January/February 2012

Clavier Companion - January/February 2012
Contents
Editor's Page: New discoveries
Variations: Tackling a twelve-year old's slump
Musings: Creative being and the disciplined life
An interview with Jean-Yves Thibaudet
The story of music on board the RMS Titanic
The enchanted world of piano fairy tales
Jazz & Pop: The rhythms of jazz: Syncopation
Music Reading: Recipes for effective teaching
Perspectives: Coping with burnout
Technology: Virtual reality in the piano studio
Tech Tips
First Looks: What Music Means To Me
New music reviews
CD & DVD reviews
News & Notes
Pupil Saver
Keyboard Kids' Companion
Advertiser Index
Questions & Answers
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Clavier Companion - January/February 2012
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Cover2
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Contents
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 2
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 3
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Editor's Page: New discoveries
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 5
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Variations: Tackling a twelve-year old's slump
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 7
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Musings: Creative being and the disciplined life
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 9
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - An interview with Jean-Yves Thibaudet
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - The story of music on board the RMS Titanic
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - The enchanted world of piano fairy tales
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 35
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Jazz & Pop: The rhythms of jazz: Syncopation
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 37
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Music Reading: Recipes for effective teaching
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 39
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 40
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 41
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Perspectives: Coping with burnout
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 43
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 44
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 45
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Technology: Virtual reality in the piano studio
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Tech Tips
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 48
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 49
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - New music reviews
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 51
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 52
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 53
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - CD & DVD reviews
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 55
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - News & Notes
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Pupil Saver
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 58
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 59
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Keyboard Kids' Companion
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 61
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Advertiser Index
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 63
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Questions & Answers
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