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The great pianists

from Mozart to the present

by Harold C. Schonberg

  • 127 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Pianists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarold C. Schonberg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML397 .S3 1987
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination525 p.
    Number of Pages525
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2372350M
    ISBN 100671638378
    ISBN 109780671638375
    LC Control Number87000341

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Including profiles of Horowitz and Van Cliburn, among others, and chapters detailing the playing and careers of such modern pianists as de Larrocha, Ashkenazy, Gilels, Gould, Brendel, Bolet, Gutierrez, and Watts, The Great Pianists is a comprehensive and fascinating look at legendary performers past and ed on: J From Mozart's fabulous legato that "flowed like oil" to Beethoven's oceanlike surge to Chopin's earsplitting dissonances, from Clara Schumann's touch "sharp as a pencil sketch" to Rubinstein's volcanic and sensual playing to Rachmaninoff's exquisitely shaped phrases, The Great Pianists brings to life the brilliant, stylish, and sometimes eccentric personalilties, methods, and.

This book of interviews with great pianists of the early 20th Century fell into my hands by accident as a gift, twice removed, from an elderly woman who loved the piano and knew that I did as well.

Originially published in"Great Pianists On Piano Playing" consists of interviews arranged in the form of essays with 28 great pianists and /5. Great Pianists on Piano Playing: Godowsky, Hofmann, Lhevinne, Learning from a virtuoso is something that any piano student would love to do. But while master classes are rare, this remarkable book allows us to share the thoughts, musical insights, and experience of the world's greatest 28 separate Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

The Great Pianists Summary & Study Guide Harold C. Schonberg This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Great Pianists.

Editorial Reviews. Spanning a century of keyboard virtuosity, The Art of Piano offers priceless mementos of great pianists from Ignaz Jan Paderewski to Glenn Gould. In a format as entertaining as it is educational, this video (broadcast on PBS stations) includes vintage film and video clips, interviews, and commentary by contemporary pianists such as Evgeny Kissin and Price: $ Godowsky, Hofmann, Lhevinne, Paderewski, and 24 Other Legendary Performers.

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From Mozart's fabulous legato that "flowed like oil" to Beethoven's oceanlike surge to Chopin's earsplitting dissonances, from Clara Schumann's touch "sharp as a pencil sketch" to Rubinstein's volcanic and sensual playing to Rachmaninoff's exquisitely shaped phrases, The Great Pianists brings to life the brilliant, stylish, and sometimes eccentric personalilties, methods, and 5/5(3).

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by booksale-cataloger1 Pages: Best book for classical pianists. A superb work of art on the history of piano players for the past years.

Thoughtful and personal delving into the lives of all the great pianists. My third reading of this work and relishing more and more appreciating these masters/5(2). This is one of the most amusing, entertaining, yet historically accurate books I have read. From Mozart's opinions of other pianists to Debussy's ideas of pedalling to Percy Grainger's thoughts on flappers and the feminist movement, this book is as alive as the great story it tells-the story of the piano and the influence it is had on every society that has known by: The Great Pianists Summary.

This work of historical non-fiction was published inand updated in The historical period covered runs from when the piano was invented and first played in the s by Clementi and Mozart over three centuries to the late s.

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It is an interesting read of /5(50). Buy a cheap copy of Claudio Arrau: II - Great Pianists of book. Free shipping over $The Great Pianists brings to life the brilliant, stylish, and sometimes eccentric personalities, methods, and technical peculiarities of history's greatest pianists--from Mozart to the modern-day masters.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.4/5().Perhaps this is inevitable in book of that sort, but I am under the impression, perhaps a wrong one, that The Great Pianists is designed for as wide a reading public as possible. Mr Schonberg gives brief explanations what is legato or rubato, but he never bothers to say something about the definition of scales, octaves, technique, and colours/5(4).