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Author Siek, Stephen, author.

Title A dictionary for the modern pianist / Stephen Siek.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  786.203 SIE    Available
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Description xvi, 285 pages ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Dictionaries for the modern musician
Dictionaries for the modern musician.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pitch range chart -- Preface -- A brief word 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 : Appendix D, Digital pianos in the modern pianist's world : Appendix E, The player piano and the reproducing piano -- Selected bibliography -- About the author.
Summary "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--both familiar firms and outstanding, independent builders who have risen to the forefront in recent years. Speaking to the needs of the modern performer, it also includes entries on jazz and pop artists, digital pianos, and period instruments."--Back cover.
Subject Piano -- Dictionaries.
Pianists -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
ISBN 9780810888791 (hardcover alkaline paper)
0810888793 (hardcover alkaline paper)

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