Famous Pianists & Their Technique

Famous Pianists & Their Technique[PDF] ❤ Famous Pianists & Their Technique Author Reginald R. Gerig – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Famous Pianists and Their Techniue has been a standard in the field since its first publication in 1974 This widely used and acclaimed history of piano technical thought includes insights into the tec Famous Pianists & Their Epub ß and Their Techniue has been a standard in the field since its first publication in This widely used and acclaimed history of piano technical thought includes insights into the techniues of masters such as CPE Bach Bartok Beethoven Brahms Chopin Clementi Czerny Debussy Godowsky Horowitz Levinskaya Leschetizky the Lhevinnes Famous Pianists eBook ↠ Liszt Mozart Prokofiev Ravel Rubinstein and Schubert among othersCalled the bible of piano techniue by Maurice Hinson this book is a comprehensive resource for the student teacher and professional pianist who seek to discover the secrets of how the immortal professional pianists developed and polished their mechanical and musical techniue This expanded edition Pianists & Their MOBI ð contains a foreword by Alan Walker a new preface and multiple new appendices. This book is a fascinating survey of piano techniue from its origination on organ and other early keyboard instruments to current practice I was afraid the book would begin with tedious descriptions of physiology and its relationship to piano playing Those descriptions and diagrams appear in much later chapters after the contrasting and contradicting ideas of techniue throughout the history of piano have created a thirst in the reader to understand the natural design and use of the body Excerpts from personal letters reviews from people who watched these historic performers and the pianists' own writings help explain the developments I found in the early chapters the reasons for stylistic differences between composers and hints at interpretation that have never been clear in private lessons I discovered one of the great flaws of my own organ techniue The book concludes with a concise summary of the terrain that piano techniue has traveled and a number of useful topical appendices and additional resources The wealth of information makes me long to know so much Throughout the volume analytical details are subjected to the real reason for techniue the ability to make music The early portions of the book were very interesting and enjoyable to me perhaps because they were within my grasp given how little piano techniue I am familiar with The later sections contained substantive techniue changes holistic rather the focused on just fingers or just arms but they were packed with the history of how and by whom these changes were made More detail there than I was interested in Some good points but did not blow my mind Academic tone if one minds such things What I took away is that ultimately not much is known about pre 18th century playing Also confirmed to me early piano techniue is pretty much useless on modern grands playing modern material Might be of great internet to those interested in the history of paino

Famous Pianists & Their Technique ePUB ✓
  • Paperback
  • 640 pages
  • Famous Pianists & Their Technique
  • Reginald R. Gerig
  • English
  • 09 September 2016
  • 9780253348555