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

By Stephen Siek

A Dictionary for the trendy Pianist combines approximately 400 entries masking classical and renowned pianists, famous lecturers, terminology germane to the piano’s development, and significant manufacturers—both frequent businesses and awesome, self sufficient developers who've risen to the leading edge lately. chatting with the desires of the trendy performer, it is also entries on jazz and pa artists, electronic pianos, and interval tools.

As a source for pros and scholars, A Dictionary for the fashionable Pianist is additionally available to extra normal readers, as all of its themes are offered in transparent, readable expositions. Drawing at the latest examine of diverse 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 paintings. Transcending easy alphabetical definitions, the dictionary’s cautious realization either to legacy and element 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 details at the box of research and function of a tremendous tool or software type. not like different encyclopedic works, contributions to this sequence concentration totally on the information required by way of the contemporary musical pupil or performer. From quickly definitions of complicated phrases to in-depth overviews of background and culture, the dictionaries are excellent references for college students, pros, and song fans of every kind.

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