Marie Jaell: The Magic Touch - Piano Music by Mind Training

Marie Jaell: The Magic Touch - Piano Music by Mind Training

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Marie Jaell: The Magic Touch - Piano Music by Mind Training by Catherine Guichard

Admired by Liszt, Saint Saëns and Paul Valéry, Marie Jaëll was at the center of a revolution in musical pedagogy. As a brilliant pianist, she was the first to interpret all of Liszt. At the apogee of her famous career, she quit concert performing and threw herself into mastering the piano in a scientific way by applying rigorous methodology. She reinvented herself as a scientist. What seemed before to be a matter of individual luck and "good days" in playing piano, she turned into a subject of formal mental training. She documented how one can draw forth crystalline sounds from the piano on a conscious basis. While talent remains a powerful ingredient in the art of music, it could now be enhanced by a as powerful methodology. Marie Jaëll's analytical breakthroughs have helped pianists perfect their touch, drawing forth more beautiful musical sonority.

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ISBN-13: 9780875863054
Publisher: Algora Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2004
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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