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Playing the piano for pleasure.

Author: Charles Cooke
Publisher: Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press [1970, ©1941]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a book that will be enjoyed by all pianists not only for the stimulating advice it provides, but also for the style with which it is written. It includes detailed advice for planning practice sessions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Cooke
ISBN: 083713224X 9780837132242
OCLC Number: 127226
Description: xv, 247 pages illustrations, music 23 cm
Contents: The place of music in the life of the amateur --
Climbing higher on the ladder of piano literature --
Final objectives --
Materials --
The pleasant necessity of practicing --
Repertoire --
Technique --
Sight reading --
A discussion of certain fine compositions --
Appendix A : Some suggestions about selecting a teacher, a piano, books of music, and books on music --
Appendix B : How to solve problems in poly-rhythm --
Appendix C : Ensemble playing.
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