Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire

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"The Hinson" has been indispensable for performers, teachers, and students. Now updated and expanded, it's better than ever, with 120 more composers, expertly guiding pianists to solo literature and answering the vital questions: What's available? How difficult is it? What are its special features? How does one reach the publisher?

The "new Hinson" includes solo compositions of nearly 2,000 composers, with biographical sketches of major composers. Every entry offers description, publisher, number of pages, ...

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Overview

"The Hinson" has been indispensable for performers, teachers, and students. Now updated and expanded, it's better than ever, with 120 more composers, expertly guiding pianists to solo literature and answering the vital questions: What's available? How difficult is it? What are its special features? How does one reach the publisher?

The "new Hinson" includes solo compositions of nearly 2,000 composers, with biographical sketches of major composers. Every entry offers description, publisher, number of pages, performance time, style and characteristics, and level of difficulty. Extensively revised, this new edition is destined to become a trusted guide for years to come.

Indiana University Press

"No library will be complete without it, and it will unquestionably prove its value to professional musicians and music-lovers alike."--Journal of the American Liszt Society

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"'The Hinson' has been indispensable for performers, teachers, and students. Now updated and expanded, it's better than ever... Extensively revised, this new edition is destined to become a trusted guide for years to come." —Goodreads

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"'The Hinson' has been indispensable for performers, teachers, and students. Now updated and expanded, it's better than ever... Extensively revised, this new edition is destined to become a trusted guide for years to come." —Goodreads
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253336460
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2001
  • Edition description: third edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 976
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Maurice Hinson, Senior Professor of Piano at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and was founding editor of the Journal of the American Liszt Society. He is known for his many books on piano repertoire, more than 100 articles, videos, and lecture recitals, especially on early American piano music.

Indiana University Press

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Using the Guide
Abbreviations
American Agents or Parent
Companies of Music Publishers
Addresses of Music Publishers
PART I: Individual Composers, Their Solo Piano Works
in Various Editions and Facsimile Reproductions
PART II: Anthologies and Collections
General
General: Contemporary
Tombeaux, Hommages
American
Austrian
Belgian
Brazilian
Bulgarian
Canadian
Chinese
Czech
Czech, Twentieth Century
Dutch
English
English Virginalists
Finnish
French
French Clavecinists
German
German: Bach Family
Greek
Hungarian
Irish
Israeli
Italian
Italian: Twentieth Century
Japanese
Latin American
New Zealand
Polish
Portuguese
Rumanian
Russian
Scandinavian
Scottish
Serbian
Spanish
Swiss
INDEXES
Alphabetical List of Composers under
Nationality Designations
Black Composers
Women Composers
Compositions for Piano and Tape
Compositions for Prepared Piano
Title Index to Anthologies and Collections

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