This musicology classic and survey reviews the piano repertoire from 1580 to 1952 and the works of more than 500 composers. Annotations for each piece include comments on form, type of fingerwork, degree of difficulty, technical requirements, interpretative treatment, and the publisher's name.
"Should be the constant companion of every pianist and teacher." - Virgil Thompson.
Reprint of The Field of Music, Volume V, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York, 1954.