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By Stephen Siek

ISBN-10: 0810888793

ISBN-13: 9780810888791

A Dictionary for the trendy Pianist combines approximately 400 entries masking classical and renowned pianists, famous lecturers, terminology germane to the piano’s development, and significant manufacturers—both general companies and remarkable, autonomous developers who've risen to the vanguard lately. talking to the wishes of the trendy performer, it's also entries on jazz and pa artists, electronic pianos, and interval tools.

As a source for execs and scholars, A Dictionary for the trendy Pianist can also be available to extra normal readers, as all of its themes are provided in transparent, readable expositions. Drawing at the most modern study of diverse experts, writer Stephen Siek emphasizes the piano's uniquely wealthy historical past, giving pianists a renewed appreciation for the recognized artists and lecturers who've formed their paintings. Transcending basic alphabetical definitions, the dictionary’s cautious realization either to legacy and aspect make it a useful addition to any pianist’s library.

Titles within the Dictionaries for the fashionable Musician sequence provide beginner and complicated musicians key details at the box of research and function of a massive software or tool classification. not like different encyclopedic works, contributions to this sequence concentration totally on the information required through the contemporary musical pupil or performer. From quickly definitions of complicated phrases to in-depth overviews of historical past and culture, the dictionaries are perfect references for college students, execs, and song fanatics of every kind.

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