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The Cambridge Companion to the Piano
The Cambridge Companion to the Piano.
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The Cambridge Companion to the Piano

  • ISBN: 978-0-521-47986-8
  • Editorial: Cambridge University Press
  • Colección: The Cambridge Companion
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Formato: 28x17,5
  • Páginas: 266
  • Idiomas: Inglés
  • Tipo: LIBRO

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This collection of specially commissioned essays offers an accessible introduction to the history of the piano, performance styles, and its vast repertoire. Part 1 reviews the evolution of the piano, from its earliest forms up to the most recent developments, including the acoustics of the instrument. Part 2 explores the varied repertory in its social and stylistic contexts, including contemporary music, with a final chapter on jazz, blues and ragtime. The Companion also contains a glossary of important terms and will be a valuable source for the piano performer, student and enthusiast.

- Offers an accessible introduction to the world’s most popular instrument
- Specially-commissioned essays by experts and performers
- Perfect for students, their teachers, enthusiasts and general music lovers

CONTENIDO
Introduction;
1. The piano to c.1770 (David Rowland)
2. Pianos and pianists c.1770-c.1825 (David Rowland)
3. The piano since c.1825 (David Rowland)
4: The virtuoso tradition (Kenneth Hamilton)
5: Pianists on record in the early twentieth century (Robert Philip)
6. The acoustics of the piano (Bernard Richardson)
7. Repertory and canon (Dorothy de Val and Cyril Ehrlich)
8. The music of the early pianists (to c.1830) (David Rowland)
9. Piano music for concert hall and salon c.1830-1900 (J. Barrie Jones)
10. Nationalism (J. Barrie Jones)
11. New horizons in the twentieth century (Mervyn Cooke)
12. Ragtime, blues, jazz and popular music (Brian Priestle)

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