Stephen Siek's A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist (Dictionaries for the PDF

By Stephen Siek

ISBN-10: 0810888793

ISBN-13: 9780810888791

A Dictionary for the fashionable Pianist combines approximately 400 entries protecting classical and well known pianists, famous academics, terminology germane to the piano’s building, and significant manufacturers—both widespread organizations and amazing, autonomous developers who've risen to the leading edge in recent times. talking to the desires of the trendy performer, it's also entries on jazz and pa artists, electronic pianos, and interval tools.

As a source for pros and scholars, A Dictionary for the trendy Pianist can also be available to extra normal readers, as all of its subject matters are offered in transparent, readable expositions. Drawing at the most modern learn of various experts, writer Stephen Siek emphasizes the piano's uniquely wealthy background, giving pianists a renewed appreciation for the recognized artists and lecturers who've formed their paintings. Transcending easy alphabetical definitions, the dictionary’s cautious cognizance either to legacy and aspect make it a useful addition to any pianist’s library.

Titles within the Dictionaries for the fashionable Musician sequence supply amateur and complex musicians key info at the box of analysis and function of a huge tool or device type. in contrast to different encyclopedic works, contributions to this sequence concentration totally on the data required by way of the contemporary musical pupil or performer. From quickly definitions of complicated phrases to in-depth overviews of historical past and culture, the dictionaries are perfect references for college students, pros, and song fanatics of every kind.

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