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Masters of the Keyboard, Enlarged Edition Individual Style Elements in the Piano Music of Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, and Brahms

by Konrad Wolff

Masters of the Keyboard, Enlarged Edition Individual Style Elements in the Piano Music of Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, and Brahms Synopsis

... fluently written and often humorous... -Notes ... should be required reading for performers and teachers. -The Eighteenth Century Konrad Wolff characterizes in detail the personal musical language of several great masters of the piano, pursuing different lines of investigation to discover each composer's essential traits. He brings the accumulated wisdom of his long career as a pianist and teacher to this delineation of compositional styles. Both intellect and musicality contribute to his cogent observations, and his literary style is as eloquent as the music he describes.

Masters of the Keyboard, Enlarged Edition Individual Style Elements in the Piano Music of Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, and Brahms Press Reviews

... fluently written and often humorous ... - Notes ... should be required reading for performers and teachers. - The Eighteenth Century

Book Information

ISBN: 9780253205674
Publication date: 1st June 1990
Author: Konrad Wolff
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 328 pages
Categories: Keyboard instruments,

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