Theodor Leschetizky: Fundamental Principles Of Piano Technique

Books | Piano

Publisher: Dover Publications
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
Polish-born prodigy Theodor Leschetizky achieved an international career as a pianist and conductor, and became the most celebrated Piano instructor of his era. Marie Prentner, a prize student of the famed teacher, recorded the principles and techniques of the Leschetizky method - hereby presented in this new authoritative edition.
The two-part method begins with finger and hand positions before discussing the pianist's touch, covering such topics as diatonic and chromatic scales, trills, chords, arpeggios, double notes, thirds, fifths and octaves.
The second part focuses on performance and interpretation, offering advice on playing Bach and Handel, and explaining the fundamentals of rhythm, pedaling, melody and musical culture.
ISBN: 9780486442792
Published on: 18 August 2005
No of pages: 88
Language: English
Catalogue No: 0486442799