The Art of Piano Playing

Heinrich Neuhaus
Book
9781871082456
$29.95
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Description

Neuhaus taught at the Moscow Conservatory and his pupils included some of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century: Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, Nina Svetlanova, Alexei Lubimov and Radu Lupu. His legacy continues today and many teachers around the world regard this book as the most authoritative on the subject of piano playing.

Paperback

256 pages

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Preface to Second Edition
  • In Lieu of a Preface
  • 1. The Artistic Image of a MusicalComposition
  • 2. A Word or Two about Rhythym
  • 3. On Tone
  • 4. On Technique
  • 4.1 General Considerations
  • 4.2Confidence as a Basis for Freedom
  • 4.3 The Locomotor System
  • 4.4 On Freedom
  • 4.5 On Fingering
  • 4.6 ThePedal
  • 5. Teacher and Pupil
  • 6. Concert Activity
  • 7. In Conclusion
  • Index

Additional Information

Item Number: 9781871082456
Format: Sheet Music
Instrumentation: book

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