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

By Stephen Siek

A Dictionary for the trendy Pianist combines approximately 400 entries protecting classical and well known pianists, famous lecturers, terminology germane to the piano’s building, and significant manufacturers—both popular organisations and extraordinary, self sufficient developers who've risen to the vanguard lately. talking to the wishes of the fashionable performer, it is usually 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 also be available to extra normal readers, as all of its issues are awarded in transparent, readable expositions. Drawing at the most modern study of various experts, writer Stephen Siek emphasizes the piano's uniquely wealthy background, giving pianists a renewed appreciation for the recognized artists and lecturers who've formed their paintings. Transcending basic alphabetical definitions, the dictionary’s cautious awareness 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 complex musicians key details at the box of research and function of a huge device or software classification. in contrast to different encyclopedic works, contributions to this sequence concentration totally on the information required through the contemporary musical pupil or performer. From speedy definitions of complicated phrases to in-depth overviews of historical past and culture, the dictionaries are perfect references for college kids, pros, and tune enthusiasts of every kind.

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