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

By Stephen Siek

A Dictionary for the fashionable Pianist combines approximately 400 entries protecting classical and renowned pianists, famous lecturers, terminology germane to the piano’s building, and significant manufacturers—both commonplace organizations and remarkable, self sufficient developers who've risen to the vanguard lately. chatting with the wishes of the trendy performer, additionally it is entries on jazz and dad artists, electronic pianos, and interval tools.

As a source for pros and scholars, A Dictionary for the trendy Pianist can be available to extra common readers, as all of its issues are provided in transparent, readable expositions. Drawing at the latest learn of various experts, writer Stephen Siek emphasizes the piano's uniquely wealthy history, giving pianists a renewed appreciation for the well-known artists and academics who've formed their paintings. Transcending basic alphabetical definitions, the dictionary’s cautious realization 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 beginner and complicated musicians key info at the box of research and function of a massive device or software category. not like different encyclopedic works, contributions to this sequence concentration totally on the information required via the contemporary musical scholar or performer. From quickly definitions of complicated phrases to in-depth overviews of historical past and culture, the dictionaries are perfect references for college kids, execs, and tune fans of every kind.

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