The Cambridge Companion to the Piano (Cambridge Companions to Music) pdf epub fb2

The Cambridge Companion to the Piano (Cambridge Companions to Music) by David Rowland pdf epub fb2

The Cambridge Companion to the Piano (Cambridge Companions to Music) Author: David Rowland
Title: The Cambridge Companion to the Piano (Cambridge Companions to Music)
ISBN: 052147986X
ISBN13: 978-0521479868
Other Formats: lrf docx rtf doc
Pages: 260 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (November 28, 1998)
Language: English
Category: Arts & Photography
Size PDF version: 1318 kb
Size EPUB version: 1803 kb
Subcategory: Music




The Cambridge Companion to the Piano is an informative and practical guide to one of the world's most popular instruments. This collection of specially commissioned essays offers an accessible introduction to the history of the piano, performance styles, and its vast repertoire. Part 1 reviews the evolution of the piano, from its earliest forms up to the most recent developments. Part 2 explores the varied repertory, up to contemporary music, with a final chapter on jazz, blues and ragtime. The Companion also contains a glossary of important terms and will be a valuable source for the piano performer, student and enthusiast.