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The pianist's guide to pedaling

Author: Joseph Banowetz; Dean Elder
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1992, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pedaling--for color, for sonority, for sustaining certain tones--is an art, but one that must be based on historical considerations and on an understanding of the composer's intent. In The Pianist's Guide to Pedaling, Joseph Banowetz and four distinguished contributors present a comprehensive view of the subject. Here are practical suggestions and musicological insights pertaining to the performance of keyboard
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Banowetz; Dean Elder
ISBN: 0253344948 9780253344946 0253207320 9780253207326
OCLC Number: 27995253
Notes: "First Midland Book Edition 1992".
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1985
Description: x, 309 pages : music ; 24 cm
Contents: The History of the Piano's Pedals --
Part 1. Pedaling Techniques. The Right Pedal --
The Middle Pedal --
The Left Pedal --
Part 2. Pedaling Works of Selected Composers and Styles. Using the Pedals When Playing Bach --
Using the Pedals When Playing Haydn and Mozart --
Beethoven's Uses of the Pedals / William S. Newman --
Executing Beethoven's Long Pedals on the Modern Piano --
Pedaling the Piano Works of Chopin / Maurice Hinson --
Using the Pedals When Playing Schumann --
Using the Pedals When Playing Liszt --
The Catalan School of Pedaling / Mark Hansen --
Gieseking's Pedaling in Debussy and Ravel / Dean Elder.
Responsibility: Joseph Banowetz ; contributors, Dean Elder [and others].

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Provides practical suggestions and musicological insights on the pedaling of keyboard works from the 18th to the 20th century.  Read more...

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" ... a most precious book which every serious pianist and teacher must own." - Journal of the American Liszt Society

 
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