A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist

A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist

by Stephen Siek


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810888791
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Series: Dictionaries for the Modern Musician Series
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Stephen Siek is a pianist, musicologist, and piano historian. He is former professor of music at Wittenberg University and is author of England's Piano Sage: The Life and Teachings of Tobias Matthay (2011).

Table of Contents

Pitch Chart
A Few Words About Recordings
The Dictionary
Appendix A Dictionary Entries Listed by Category
Appendix B A Brief Overview of the Acoustic Piano’s Action for the Performer
Appendix C Historical Pianos and their Relationship to the Standard Repertoire by Edmund Michael Frederick
Appendix D Digital Pianos in the Modern Pianist’s World by S. David Berry
Appendix E The Player Piano and the Reproducing Piano by Robert J. Berkman

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