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great pianists

Harold C. Schonberg

great pianists

from Mozart to present.

by Harold C. Schonberg

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pianists -- Biography.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML397 .S3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination448 p.
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21090022M
    ISBN 100671213393
    LC Control Number63-15367

    This is the best book ever written on how to practice at the piano! Most books list what skills are needed (scales, arpeggios, trills, etc.), but not how to acquire them. This book teaches how to solve technical problems, step by step. Learn practice methods, how to acquire technique and memorize hours of repertoire, sight reading, musical playing. The great pianists. [Harold C Schonberg] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harold C Schonberg. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.

    Piano A super collection of the greatest showstoppers for piano Piano Solos. TV-Film-Musical-Show. Book Only. Wise Publications #MUSAM Published by Wise Publications (). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      A collection of some memorable moments in double-notes playing. Of course the collection does not strive for completeness. 1) Saint-Saens Etude en forme de Valse op, Cortot () 2) Chopin. Genre/Form: Biography Biographies Discographies Discography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kaiser, Joachim, Great pianists of our time.


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erg's book on "The Great Pianists" brought the history of classical pianists to life. The book covered pianists since the piano was invented- from the Bach family in the 18th century up to Paul Jacobs & David Tudor.

It is an interesting read of the musical trends of these many by:   Great Contemporary Pianists Speak for Themselves (Dover Books on Music) by Elyse Mach Paperback great pianists book Customers who viewed this item also viewed Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed/5(9).

Franz Mohr was (and still is) a legend in the piano industry. This book is an excellent glimpse into the life of the most famous piano technician of the 20th century; but more so, a glimpse into the heart and soul of the man.

As you read other reviews, you'll notice about half are positive, and half are negative/5(43). Great Pianists. Harold C. Schonberg. Simon and Schuster, - Biography & Autobiography- pages. 4Reviews. From Mozart’sfabulous legato that “flowed like oil” to Beethoven’s oceanlike surge, /5(4).

In this book Great pianists discuss topics ranging from piano technique and musical development to becoming a virtuoso. "Called 'the bible of piano technique' by Maurice Hinson, this book is a comprehnsive resource for the student, teacher and professional pianist.

January 7, " (The Washington Times) " the expanded part of Gerig's book [is] so impressive that this section by itself is worth more than great pianists book price of the s: Beginner Classical Piano Music: Teach Yourself How to Play Famous Piano Pieces by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven & the Great Composers (Book, Streaming Videos & MP3 Audio) Damon Ferrante out of 5 stars The most astounding performance is a blistering, driven account of the Bartok Piano Concerto # 2 which makes the classic Anda/Fricsay version (also in the Great Pianists edition) sound downright romantic.

Kovacevich brings the same clear, energetic, thoughtful precision to his Beethoven, Chopin and Brahms. The Pianist is a memoir by the Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman in which he describes his life in Warsaw in occupied Poland during World War II.

After being forced with his family to live in the Warsaw Ghetto, Szpilman manages to avoid deportation to the Treblinka extermination camp, and from his hiding places around the city witnesses the. Originially published in"Great Pianists On Piano Playing" consists of interviews arranged in the form of essays with 28 great pianists and teachers.

The American pianist and author James Francis Cooke ( -- ) conducted the interviews and wrote two introductory by: 3. The great pianists. Schonberg, Harold C. Publication date. Topics. Pianists, Pianistes, Muziek, Piano's. Publisher. Including profiles of Horowitz and Van Cliburn, among others, and chapters detailing the playing and careers of such modern pianists as de Larrocha, Ashkenazy, Gilels, Gould, Brendel, Bolet, Gutierrez, and Watts, The Great Pianists is a comprehensive and fascinating look at legendary performers past and ed on: J   For anyone who has ever attempted to play the piano or who has enjoyed listening to a great performer, this is your book.

Those interviewed speak about their early years, the compulsion each felt to follow such a demanding career, the teachers who guided them, & their attitudes towards performing in concert versus by:   Each section covers a piano lesson, musical theory topic, and technical information about the elements of music and the piano itself.

This is the most highly recommended adult piano book on the market right now. Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Book 1. The Hal Leonard series of piano lesson books is a compelling one for students. The. Author. Cooke, James Francis, Title. Great Pianists on Piano Playing.

Study Talks with Foremost Virtuosos. A Series of Personal Educational Conferences with Renowned Masters of the Keyboard, Presenting the Most Modern Ideas upon the Subjects of Technic, Interpretation, Style and Expression.

Language. Including profiles of Horowitz and Van Cliburn, among others, and chapters detailing the playing and careers of such modern pianists as de Larrocha, Ashkenazy, Gilels, Gould, Brendel, Bolet, Gutierrez, and Watts, The Great Pianists is a comprehensive and fascinating look at legendary performers past and present.4/5().

Including profiles of Horowitz and Van Cliburn, among others, and chapters detailing the playing and careers of such modern pianists as de Larrocha, Ashkenazy, Gilels, Gould, Brendel, Bolet, Gutierrez, and Watts, The Great Pianists is a comprehensive and fascinating look at legendary performers past and by: From Mozart's fabulous legato that "flowed like oil" to Beethoven's oceanlike surge to Chopin's earsplitting dissonances, from Clara Schumann's touch "sharp as a pencil sketch" to Rubinstein's volcanic and sensual playing to Rachmaninoff's exquisitely shaped phrases, The Great Pianists brings to life the brilliant, stylish, and sometimes eccentric personalilties, methods, and.

This book, 'Great Pianists On Piano Playing' offers invaluable insight to the thought process used by various artists to make their own performances unique, musically innate and stylistically enhancing such as Teresa Carreno finds great inspiration in Shakespeare, inspiration that was communicated in her interpretations of musical masterpieces.

This pianist, composer, and conductor was born inin Russia. He becomes an all-around artist that defies categorization. His parents are great musicians, and he displays exceptional talent from an early age. The historical period covered runs from when the piano was invented and first played in the s by Clementi and Mozart over three centuries to the late s.

Author Harold C. Schonberg presents a thoroughly researched introductory panorama of piano-playing and its great pianists.A bumper collection of 45 fantastic hit songs from the movies, all arranged as sumptuous Piano solos.

Whether you're looking for the groovy 60s Jazz of Alfie, the blistering rock of Live And Let Die or the heart-warming harmonies of You've Lost That Loving Feeling (Top Gun), you'll find that special movie moment just waiting to be rekindled in this special anthology.This is an alphabetized list of notable solo pianists who play (or played) classical music on the those who worked with other pianists as piano duos, see List of classical piano duos (performers).For a list of recorded classical pianists, see List of classical pianists (recorded).