By Stephen Siek

ISBN-10: 0810888793

ISBN-13: 9780810888791

A Dictionary for the trendy Pianist combines approximately 400 entries overlaying classical and renowned pianists, famous academics, terminology germane to the piano’s development, and significant manufacturers—both regularly occurring organisations and remarkable, self sustaining developers who've risen to the vanguard in recent times. chatting with the wishes of the fashionable performer, it is also entries on jazz and pa artists, electronic pianos, and interval tools.

As a source for execs and scholars, A Dictionary for the fashionable Pianist is usually available to extra basic readers, as all of its themes are provided in transparent, readable expositions. Drawing at the most modern study of various experts, writer Stephen Siek emphasizes the piano's uniquely wealthy historical past, giving pianists a renewed appreciation for the recognized artists and academics who've formed their artwork. Transcending easy alphabetical definitions, the dictionary’s cautious awareness 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 complicated musicians key info at the box of analysis and function of an enormous device or device category. not like different encyclopedic works, contributions to this sequence concentration totally on the data required via the contemporary musical pupil or performer. From quickly definitions of complicated phrases to in-depth overviews of heritage and culture, the dictionaries are perfect references for college kids, pros, and song fans of every kind.

Show description

Read or Download A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist (Dictionaries for the Modern Musician) PDF

Similar music_1 books

New PDF release: Imagination Movers Songbook: Songs from Playhouse Disney

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). What could take place if the Beastie Boys collaborated with Mr. Rogers? the answer's came across at the mind's eye Movers' significantly acclaimed indie CDs Calling All Movers , stable rules and 8 toes and their first nationwide unencumber, Juice field Heroes . Our piano/vocal/guitar folio compiles 19 in their most interesting from the hit Disney Channel convey, together with: The growth growth music * Brainstorming * are you able to Do It?

Dimitri A. Bogazianos's 5 Grams: Crack Cocaine, Rap Music, and the War on Drugs PDF

In 2010, President Barack Obama signed a legislations repealing some of the most arguable guidelines in American felony justice historical past: the only hundred to 1 sentencing disparity among crack cocaine and powder wherein somebody convicted of “simply” owning 5 grams of crack—the identical of some sugar packets—had been required by way of legislations to serve at the very least 5 years in felony.

Download e-book for iPad: Easy Classical Masterworks for Saxophone: Music of Bach, by Easy Classical Masterworks

This assortment includes a choice of classical masterworks through the main well known composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, George Frideric Handel, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Antonio Vivaldi and Richard Wagner. every thing are provided in simplified model for the newbie.

Download e-book for iPad: How Cuba put the World to Dance: Twenty years of Buena Vista by Juan Carlos Roque Garcia,Juan A. Dominguez

What number happenstances have been wanted in order that Omara, Ibrahim, Compay, Eliades, Rubén, Cachaito and Juan de Marcos, between others, might come jointly in Amsterdam’s Carré Theater and Carnegie corridor in NewYork? How a lot musical genius and what kind of of likelihood was once had to make the Buena Vista Social membership the main profitable overseas Cuban phenomenon?

Extra resources for A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist (Dictionaries for the Modern Musician)

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist (Dictionaries for the Modern Musician) by Stephen Siek

by Charles

New PDF release: A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist (Dictionaries for the
Rated 4.66 of 5 – based on 33 votes