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.

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