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Famous Pianists and Their Technique, New Edition

Famous Pianists and Their Technique, New Edition
Author: Reginald R. Gerig
ISBN 13: 9780253348555
ISBN 10: 253348552
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: 2007-04-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 640
List Price: $40.00

Famous Pianists and Their Technique has been a standard in the field since its first publication in 1974. This widely used and acclaimed history of piano technical thought includes insights into the techniques of masters such as C.P.E. Bach, Bartók, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Clementi, Czerny, Debussy, Godowsky, Horowitz, Levinskaya, Leschetizky, the Lhevinnes, Liszt, Mozart, Prokofiev, Ravel, Rubinstein, and Schubert, among others.

Called "the bible of piano technique" by Maurice Hinson, this book is a comprehensive resource for the student, teacher, and professional pianist who seek to discover the secrets of how the immortal professional pianists developed and polished their mechanical and musical technique. This expanded edition contains a foreword by Alan Walker, a new preface, and multiple new appendices.

D. L. Patterson - Choice

[E]ye-opening . . . Recommended . . . [for] libraries that do not own the earlier edition.