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A dictionary for the modern pianist

Author: Stephen Siek
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. ©2017
Series: Dictionaries for the modern musician
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist combines nearly four hundred entries covering classical and popular pianists, noted teachers, terminology germane to the piano's construction, and major manufacturers--both familiar firms and outstanding, independent builders who have risen to the forefront in recent years. Speaking to the needs of the modern performer, it also includes entries on jazz and pop artists, digital  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Siek, Stephen.
Dictionary for the modern pianist.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2016023499
(OCoLC)950611370
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Siek
ISBN: 9780810888807 0810888807
OCLC Number: 950725017
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Pitch range chart --
Preface --
A brief word about recordings --
The dictionary --
Appendixes : Appendix A, Dictionary entries listed by category : Appendix B, A brief overview of the acoustic piano's action for the performer : Appendix C, Historical pianos and their relationship to the standard repertoire : Appendix D, Digital pianos in the modern pianist's world : Appendix E, The player piano and the reproducing piano --
Selected bibliography --
About the author.
Series Title: Dictionaries for the modern musician
Responsibility: Stephen Siek.

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"A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist combines nearly four hundred entries covering classical and popular pianists, noted teachers, terminology germane to the piano's construction, and major manufacturers--both familiar firms and outstanding, independent builders who have risen to the forefront in recent years. Speaking to the needs of the modern performer, it also includes entries on jazz and pop artists, digital pianos, and period instruments."--Back cover.

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Although far from comprehensive, this dictionary is a handy resource for both piano technicians and instructors. Written by pianist-scholar Siek, it touches on major pianists of classical, jazz, and Read more...

 
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