Symphony No.96 in D major (1) Joseph Haydn Download 'Symphony No.96 in D major (1)' on iTunes
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Music's greatest inventions: amazing, mad and brilliant instruments
With roots in the 14th Century, the Harpsichord became one of the Renaissance and Baroque periods' most important instruments. History points to a date in 1397, when a man called Herman Poll claimed to have invented a keyboard instrument vaguely similar to how the Harpsichord ended up.