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Three Hundred Years at the Keyboard: A Piano Sourcebook from Bach to the Moderns

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Publisher Comments:

This is the first reference book to include the historical background on most major piano composers, their individual styles, an analysis of their compositions, listings of their major keyboard works, and sample sheet music. (Music)

Synopsis:

Over 130 schools have used this book and it has received recommended reviews in The American Organist, Clavier Magazine, Keyboard Magazine, Choice Magazine and Booklist (the American Library Associaton). Choice Magazine: ...exceptionally well written, assuming an intelligent reader, and conveys a great deal of information concisely...this book contains much well-organized and useful material. For libraries sercving serious amatuer pianints, high school upwards... Booklist: ...this authoritative volume will make a solid addition to the public library music collection... This is the first reference book to include the historical background on most major piano composers, their individual styles, an analysis of their compositions, listings of their major keyboard works and sample sheet music. Essential reading for all piano lovers, Three Hundred Years at the Keyboard will provide readers with a continuing source of pleasure, convenience, and motivation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780894960437
Publisher:
Ross Books
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Author:
Fallows-Hammond, Patricia
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Keyboard
Subject:
Bibliography
Subject:
Piano music
Subject:
Piano music -- Bibliography.
Subject:
Piano music -- Analysis, appreciation.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 289-290.
Series Volume:
Bd. 68.
Publication Date:
April 1994
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
302
Dimensions:
11.00x8.25x.66 in. 1.57 lbs.

Related Subjects

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Three Hundred Years at the Keyboard: A Piano Sourcebook from Bach to the Moderns
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Product details 302 pages Ross Books - English 9780894960437 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Over 130 schools have used this book and it has received recommended reviews in The American Organist, Clavier Magazine, Keyboard Magazine, Choice Magazine and Booklist (the American Library Associaton). Choice Magazine: ...exceptionally well written, assuming an intelligent reader, and conveys a great deal of information concisely...this book contains much well-organized and useful material. For libraries sercving serious amatuer pianints, high school upwards... Booklist: ...this authoritative volume will make a solid addition to the public library music collection... This is the first reference book to include the historical background on most major piano composers, their individual styles, an analysis of their compositions, listings of their major keyboard works and sample sheet music. Essential reading for all piano lovers, Three Hundred Years at the Keyboard will provide readers with a continuing source of pleasure, convenience, and motivation.
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