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Author Rowland, David, 1939-

Title A history of pianoforte pedalling / David Rowland.

Imprint Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c1993.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    786.35 ROW    Available
Description viii, 194 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Cambridge musical texts and monographs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190) and index.
Contents Part I. The instruments: 1. The transition from the harpsichord and clavichord to the piano; 2. Stops, levers and pedals -- Part II. Pedalling and the early pianists: 3. Documentary accounts of early pedalling; 4. Early techniques of the pedals as described in tutors; 5. Early pedal markings; 6. Mozart and his contemporaries -- Part III. Pedalling after c.1800: 7. The emergence of modern pedalling; 8. The sustaining pedal after c. 1800; 9. Other pedals from c.1800 -- Appendix. Chapters on pedalling from piano tutors: J.P. Milchmeyer, Die wahre Art das Pianoforte zu spielen. Chapter 5 (Dresden 1797) ; Louis Adam, Méthode de piano du Conservatoire, Chapter 10: The manner of using the pedals (Paris 1804) ; Daniel Steibelt, Méthode de piano (Paris and Leipig 1809).
Subject Piano -- Pedaling -- History.
Piano -- Performance -- History.
ISBN 0521402662 : $60.00

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