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117 pages : music ; 28 cm
  • NOTATION 1 Musical Sound White Key Names The Keyboard Octave and Middle C Posture and Hands C position Playing Keyboards Step, Skip and Repeat Pitch Motion 2 Hand Positions Changing Position Playing Music Composition One 3 Rhythm Notes and Rests Treble Clef and Staff Beats and Notes Lines and Spaces Notated Pitch Motion Playing Melodies 4 Time Signatures Notes and Beats Bass Clef and Staff Beats and Notes Stems & Grand Staff Composition Two 5 Dots & Ties Partial Measures 6 Shorter Notes and Rests Composition Three CHORDS 7 Overtones Intervals Notated Intervals 8 Chords Notated Chords Chord Progressions 9 Chord Structure Chord Inversion 5 Fingers, 7 pitches Improvised Endings Composition Four 10 Lead Sheets Composition Five 11 Chording Styles Song Accompaniment Rock Styles F MAJOR 12 Half and Whole Steps C Major Scale Black Key Names Notated Accidentals Scales & The Blues 13 Transposition Key Signatures 14 Scale Degrees Chord Structure Chord Inversion Key Change Composition Six 15 Chording Styles Hand Changes Partial Chords 16 Song Accompaniment Composition Seven G MAJOR 17 Transposition Key Signatures 18 Scale Degrees Chord Structure Chord Inversion Ledger Lines 19 Dotted Quarter Notes Composition Eight 20 Chording Styles Song Accompaniment 21 Hand Changes Expression Composition Nine MINOR 22 Major and Minor Chords Chord Symbols Scale Degrees Key of C Chords 23 Three Pitch Chords Any Triad, Any Key Four Pitch Chords Seventh Chords Dominant Seventh Basic Chord Types Key of C 7th Chords Altered Chords 24 Major and Minor Modes Minor Chords Scale Degrees Harmonic Minor Scale 25 Perfect Fifths & Signatures Circle of Fifths Keys with Flats and Sharps Composition Ten.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781475835410 20170724
This book is concise, practical, and has modular content that can be taught in several flexible formats. The introduction of one hundred musical elements is supported by three hundred activities.Ten core melodies and seventeen other authentic pieces are carefully sequenced in mostly fixed hand positions. The intervallic reading of melodic notation is emphasized. Melodic repetition and gradually more demanding accompaniments help students with divergent abilities to play successfully. Students with prior musical experience will find that this course introduces them to aspects of musicianship that will enhance their future efforts. This book will facilitate meeting the Core Music Standards for grades 5 through 8, and the novice/intermediate Harmonizing Instruments Strand. It will help prepare students for the novice/intermediate Ensemble Strand, the proficient Composition/Theory Strand and the proficient Technology Strand. It will also facilitate introductory college instruction.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781475835410 20170724
Music Library
xvi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Pitch Chart Preface A Few Words About Recordings The Dictionary Appendixes Appendix A Dictionary Entries Listed by Category Appendix B A Brief Overview of the Acoustic Piano's Action for the Performer Appendix C Historical Pianos and their Relationship to the Standard Repertoire by Edmund Michael Frederick Appendix D Digital Pianos in the Modern Pianist's World by S. David Berry Appendix E The Player Piano and the Reproducing Piano by Robert J. Berkman.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780810888791 20170123
A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist combines nearly four hundred entries covering classical and popular pianists, noted teachers, terminology germane to the piano's construction, and major manufacturers. Speaking to the needs of the modern performer, it also includes entries on jazz and pop artists, digital pianos, and period instruments. Transcending simple alphabetical definitions, Stephen Siek's careful attention both to legacy and detail make the dictionary an invaluable addition to any pianist's library.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780810888791 20170123
Music Library
xviii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Music Library
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
"A bear finds a piano in the woods, learns to play it, and travels to the big city to become rich and famous, but ultimately discovers that his old friends in the forest back home are still the best audience of all"-- Provided by publisher.
Education Library (Cubberley)
301 pages : 39 illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Bechstein und Bechstein
  • Bechstein : mehr als ein Klavier
  • Von einem, der auszog, das Glück zu suchen
  • Revolutions- und Flügeljahre
  • Künstler und Revolutionäre
  • In kreativer Balance
  • Denys Proshayev : Denken mit den Fingern
  • Lisztomanie
  • Kit Armstrong : Klange, die man nicht vergisst
  • Selfmademan in Berlin
  • Klaviermage
  • Moritz Eggert : ein Flügel ist ein Flügel
  • Klavierfieber
  • Gerrit Zitterbart : Fünf Flügel mit Personlicnkeit
  • Tusculum in Erkner
  • Frauenklavierfieber
  • Ulrike Haage : Reichlich weiblich
  • Brieffreunde
  • Wagner, München und der König
  • Der Beflügler
  • Das Erbe
  • Vier Jahreszeiten
  • Unterweisungen im Salon
  • Die Weggefährtinnen
  • Von Landsberg nach Bayreuth
  • Bechstein gegen Bechstein
  • Obersalzberg
  • Ein mutiger Aufbruch
  • Familiengeschichten
  • Anhang
  • Quellen
  • Dank
  • Bildnachweis.
Music Library
422 pages : illustrations (some color), music ; 24 cm + 1 folded facsimile.
  • Jeux de l'âme, variabilité et coloris pianistiques au temps de Chopin Avant-propos de Florence Gétreau
  • Chopin ou l'œuvre en progrès : de l'improvisation ̉ l'enseignement / Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger
  • Late style, last style, and Chopin's Waltz in a flat major, op. 64 no. 3 / Jeffrey Kallberg
  • Playing with the Chopin sources / John Rink
  • L'œuvre de Frédéric Kalkbrenner (1785-1849) et ses rapports avec Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) / Hervé Audéon
  • Concerts publics ou productions privées ? Les lieux de musique de la pianiste et compositrice genevoise Caroline Boissier-Butini (1786-1836) dans le miroir de son professionnalisme / Irène Minder-Jeanneret
  • À l'aube du romantisme musical : Couleurs, effets et pédales dans l'œuvre pianistique de Daniel Steibelt (1765-1823) / Hervé Audéon
  • 'Nourishment for the soul' or 'a feast for the ear'? A comparative study of the Stein and Walter fortepiano actions / Stephen Birkett
  • Färbung, Schmelz, Schattierung oder starker Ton : der Antagonismus zwischen Wiener und englischer Mechanik am Beispiel der Klavierbauerfamilie Streicher / Uta Goebl-Streicher
  • Notes on the history of the Viennese piano, 1800 to 1830 / Michael Latcham
  • The restoration of a fortepiano by Conrad Graf, ca. 1838, in the collection of the metropolitan museum of art / Stewart Pollens
  • La manufacture Ignace Pleyel & entre 1830 et 1850 / Jean-Claude Battault
  • Jean Henri Pape (1789-1875) : au bonheur des dames / Catherine Michaud-Pradeilles
  • Affect in action : hammer design in French romantic pianos / Christopher Clarke
  • Machines ̉ faire les artistes / Jean Haury
  • Katalog
  • Annexes
  • Annexe 1 : Notice sur les inventions et perfectionnemens apportés par H. Pape dans la fabrication des pianos (1839)
  • Annexe 2 : Le piano de Madame Coignet
  • Biographies des auteurs
  • Inserted in the back cover : Catalogue des Pianos de la Manufacture de H. Pape [1838].
Music Library
xxxii, 717 pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm + 1 foldout keyboard
Music Library
262 pages : music, illustrations ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
251 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Music Library
133 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Music Library
116 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Vorwort
  • Inégalité
  • Das gebundene Tempo rubato
  • Das Legato durch "Über"-Bindung
  • Das "ungedämpfte Register"
  • Der Legato-Anschlag
  • Gedanken zur Ornamentik
  • Die Wandlung des Doppelschlags nach einer punktierten Note
  • Der Schleifer
  • Der prallende Doppelschlag
  • Die Hemiole
  • Das Rezitativ in der Sonate op. 110 von Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Der Synkopenfingersatz 4-3 bei Beethoven
  • Der zweite Takt des Rezitativs
  • Die "Bebungsmär"
  • Anmerkungen.
Music Library
114 p. : music ; 21 cm
  • vol. 2. À l'écoute des deux mains. 2016 - 114 pages.
Music Library
xxi, 184 pages : illustrations, music ; 22 cm
The story of piano pedagogy in 19th century Europe yet to be fully told, although it is of immediate relevance for current music education. Europe at that time was the hub of unparalleled critical scholarly discourse, which deliberated on theories of piano pedagogy and the merits of pedagogical music. Impressively, this discourse was shaped by a wide diversity of contributors who included that period's leading composers like Clementi, Czerny, Beethoven, and Schumann, as well as performers, pedagogues, and music critics, while even addressing parents and young piano students. Offering a unique glimpse into the rich primary sources of such interdisciplinary historical dialogue and musical works, Paradigm War: Lessons Learned from 19th Century Piano Pedagogy presents this story from a synoptic multidimensional viewpoint, integrating developmental-musical, as well as psychological-educational and aesthetic, perspectives. Thus, this book provides an intellectual map for critically evaluating these authentic early contributions to the field in terms of the two conflicting methodological paradigms that governed piano pedagogy of the time-mechanism and holism-which had emerged, respectively, from Enlightenment and Romantic philosophies. The paradigm war reached its climax and resolution in Robert Schumann's works that, following Jean Paul Richter's ideas on aesthetics and education, offered a methodological modification transcending both paradigms. Schumann's innovative music for the young and his revolutionary pedagogical ideas-mostly ignored in the literature-are proposed here as the foundation for liberal and artistic piano pedagogy for our time, inspiring music teachers and piano pedagogues to partake in research that combines music, pedagogy, aesthetics, and education.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781443897037 20170621
Music Library
533 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword
  • As if by coincidence
  • Soundboards old & new
  • The musical instruments en forme de clavecin by or attributed to Johann Ludwig Hellen
  • Mozart and the pianos of Johan Andreas Stein
  • Johann Andreas Stein and the search for the expressive Clavier
  • Entries concerning clavichords in the notebook of Johann Andreas Stein
  • The development of the Streicher firm of piano builders under the leadership of Nannette Streicher, 1792 to 1823
  • The Hammerflügel of Johann David Schiedmayer
  • Clients of Johann Andreas Stein recorded in the notebook of Johann David Schiedmayer and elsewhere
  • Musical instruments in the history of furniture : the pianos of Ferdinand Hofmann
  • Sounding change : the pianos of Anton Walter
  • Johann Andreas Stein and Anton Walter : a comparison of two piano makers
  • An autumn story
  • Photo acknowledgements.
Music Library
82 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
Music Library
280 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Music Library
149 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Music Library
317 pages : illustrations, music ; 22 cm.
  • Contents: Paderewski's Compositional Output - Musical (Style) Analysis - Music of 19th and 20th Century - Polish Romantic Music - Modernism in Music - Paderewski-Chopin - Reception - Aesthetics - Piano Music - Opera - Symphonic Music.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783631662151 20160618
This is the first monograph on the Polish composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). It aspires to be part of the process of restoring his compositional legacy to European musical culture. Reinterpreting the legend surrounding the great Pole, the study is based on Paderewskis works that are listed in the Paderewski catalogue, but also includes sketches, unfinished pieces and student exercises. Raba's analysis and interpretation of the composer's work is carried out in formal-structural, stylistic-critical and aesthetic contexts, revising the image of the composer, that has been distorted in the historical reception of his oeuvre.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783631662151 20160618
Music Library
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
  • About the Companion Website -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Urgency: Why Bother? -- 2. Affekt and Good Taste -- 3. Formal Structure and Harmonic Function -- 4. Technique-Execution -- 5. Rhythm -- 6. Dynamics -- 7. Accents and Other Expression Marks -- 8. Articulation and Touch -- 9. Staccato Dots and the Other Usual Suspects Ornaments -- 10. Ornaments -- 11. Repeats -- 12. Damper Pedal -- 13. Indicated Tempo -- 14. Final Words.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199396634 20160619
Discoveries from the Fortepiano meets the demand for a manual on authentic Classical piano performance practice that is at once accessible to the performer and accurate to the scholarship. Uncovering a wide range of eighteenth-century primary sources, noted keyboard pedagogue Donna Gunn examines contemporary philosophical beliefs and principles surrounding Classical Era performance practices. Gunn introduces the reader to the Viennese fortepiano and compares its sonic and technical capabilities to the modern piano. In doing so, she demonstrates how understanding Classical fortepiano performance aesthetics can influence contemporary pianists, paying particular focus to technique, dynamics, articulation, rhythm, ornamentation, and pedaling. The book is complete with over 100 music examples that illustrate concepts, as well as sample model lessons that demonstrate the application of Gunn's historically informed style on the modern piano. Each example is available on the book's companion website and is given three recordings: the first, a modern interpretation of the passage on a modern piano; the second, a fortepiano interpretation; and the third, a historically informed performance on a modern piano. With its in-depth yet succinct explanations and examples of the Viennese five-octave fortepiano and the nuances of Classical interpretation and ornamentation, Discoveries from the Fortepiano is an indispensable educational aid to any pianist who seeks an academically and artistically sound approach to the performance of Classical works.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199396634 20160619
2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Volume 1: Introduction to Volume 1-- Documents 1-93-- Original French texts-- Volume 2: Introduction to Volume 2-- Documents 94-375-- Original French texts-- Bibliography-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107092914 20160928
Sebastien Erard and the firm that carried his name are seminal in the history of musical instruments. Erard's inventions - especially the double escapement for the piano and the double-action for the harp - have had an enormous impact on instruments and musical life and are still at the foundation of piano and harp building today. The recently discovered archives of the Erard piano and harp building firm are perhaps the largest and most complete record of musical instrument making anywhere, containing never-before-published correspondence from musicians including Mendelssohn, Liszt and Faure. These volumes present the archive's records and documents in two parts, the first relating to inventions, business, composers and performers and the second to the Erard family correspondence. In both the original French and with English translations, the documents offer fascinating insights into the musical landscape of Europe from the start of Erard's career in 1785 to the closure of the firm in 1959.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107092914 20160928
Music Library

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