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Cengage Learning
On Piano Playing: Motion, Sound, and Expression / Edition 1

On Piano Playing: Motion, Sound, and Expression / Edition 1

by Gyorgy Sandor


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ISBN-13: 9780028722801
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 09/01/1995
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.16(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. PART ONE: THE DETERMINING FACTORS IN PIANO TECHNIQUE. 1. Music, Motions and Emotions. 2. The Piano. 3. The Human Performing Mechanism. PART TWO: BASIC TECHNICAL PATTERNS. 4. Free Fall. 5. Five-Fingers, Scales, and Arpegglos. 6. Rotation. 7. Staccato. 8. Thrust. 9. Summary of the Basic Technical Patterns. PART THREE: TECHNIQUE BECOMES MUSIC. 10. Identification and Application of the Basic Technical Patterns. 11. Independence and Interdependence. 12. The Pedals. 13. Singing Tone. 14. Practicing. 15. Memorization. 16. Musical Diction. 17. Public Performance. 18. Mannerisms and Excess Energy. Index.

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