Basic principles in pianoforte playing

Lhevinne was, with Rachmaninoff, Schnabel, and Hoffman, one of the great modern masters, and was the first artist invited to teach at the newly formed Julliard Graduate School of Music. Helen Gallo rated it really liked it Jan 23, The heart of the book is devoted to the attainment of a beautiful tone. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jun 08, Matthew added it Shelves:

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For recreational players, you're not going to pkaying The book discusses, generally, important aspects of professional piano playing, including some common mistakes of amateur players. The author draws not only upon his own experiences and methods, but upon the examples of Anton Rubenstein and of his teacher, Safonoff, for this remarkably lucid and concise formulation of basic principles.

Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing

Mar 30, April Matovich rated it it was amazing. The secret lay, at least in part, in the technique he called "the arm floating in air," and in the use of the wrists as natural shock absorbers.

Sumikko rated it liked it Dec 03, Anna Maliszewski playong it really pianoflrte it Jan 24, The achievement of varieties of tone, of the singing, ringing tone, of brilliancy, of delicacy, and of power are all explained in terms of a careful analysis of the ways in which the fingers, hand, wrist, arm, and indeed the whole body function in striking the keys.

To ask other readers questions about Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playingplease sign up. A concise summary of superb advice for improving piano principlse.

Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing: Piano Book

This little book, written at the height of his career by Josef Lhevinne, the "inward poet of the piano," is a clear statement of principles based on his lifelong experience in performance and teaching. But not much depth into details. Wallace Snippet view - The author draws not only upon his own experiences and methods, but upon the examples of Anton Rubenstein and of his teacher, Safonoff, for this remarkably lucid and concise formulation of basic principles.

Music is painted upon a canvas of silence. Lhevinne must have been an awesome teacher. Want to Read saving…. There are further remarks about how to get a clear staccato and an unblurred legato, about the ni of undue emphasis on memorization and the need for variety in practicing, and special comments on the use of the pedal, which should be employed with as much precision as the keys.

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Ena rated it it was amazing Jun 23, Mark J rated it liked it Mar 12, Mikkel iin it it was amazing Sep 05, Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing 4. Anyone who has heard Lhevinne play or has listened to one of his recordings will know how great were his achievements in that area.

Sally Lai rated it liked it Jan 08, Lhevinne was, with Rachmaninoff, Schnabel, and Hoffman, one princlples the great modern masters, and was the first artist invited to teach at the newly formed Julliard Graduate School of Music. I studied with a student of a student of his, who incorporated much of his philosophy and advice into the lessons; they were the most useful lessons I ever had.

Goodreads helps you keep track of pkanoforte you want to read. Throughout, specific musical examples are presented as illustrations. Complete knowledge of scales, apprehended not mechanically but prinfiples understanding of the uses of rests and silence, which Mozart considered the greatest effect in music; a feeling for rhythm and training of the ear; these are the basic elements of a thorough grounding in musicianship and are accordingly emphasized in the opening chapters.

The author draws not only upon his own experiences and methods, but upon the examples of Anton Rubenstein and of his teacher, Safonoff, for this remarkably lucid and concise formulation of basic principles.

This little book, written at prknciples height of his career by Josef Lhevinne, the "inward poet of the piano," is a clear statement of principles based on his lifelong experience in performance and teaching.

The secret lay, at least in part, in the technique he called "the arm floating in air," and in the use of the wrists as natural shock absorbers.

Basic principles in pianoforte playing.

The secret lay, at least in part, in the technique he called "the arm floating in air," and in the use of the wrists as natural shock absorbers.

For recreational players, you're not going to spend your whole life just get the scales sound right, but one can find useful advices here.

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The achievement of varieties of tone, pirnciples the singing, ringing tone, of brilliancy, of delicacy, and of power are all explained in terms of a careful analysis of the ways in which the fingers, hand, wrist, arm, and indeed the whole body function in striking the keys.

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