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Jean Baptiste Duvernoy

Jean-Baptiste Duvernoy (c. 1802 – c. 1880) was a French pianist and composer of the Romantic period. He is best known for his Elementary Studies, Op. 176, designed to improve finger co-ordination. He is also known for The School of Mechanism, Op. 120.

Duvernoy also wrote many other studies designed to help finger co-ordination.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1802, Died 1880

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26049 10-in. 1/24/1922 A jazz study Guy Maier ; Lee Pattison Piano duet composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Duvernoy, Jean Baptiste," accessed July 29, 2021,

Duvernoy, Jean Baptiste. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from

"Duvernoy, Jean Baptiste." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

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