The Contemporary Piano : A Performer and Composer's Guide to Techniques and Resources, Paperback / softback Book

The Contemporary Piano : A Performer and Composer's Guide to Techniques and Resources Paperback / softback

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With Contemporary Piano: A Performer and Composer's Guide to Techniques and Resources, Alan Shockley provides a comprehensive resource for composers writing music that uses extended techniques for the piano, and for pianists interested in playing repertoire that makes use of techniques and/or implements unfamiliar to them.

Shockley explains dozens of ways to prepare a piano without damaging the instrument, how to notate every standard technique and many, many obscure ones, and the specific geographies of every common concert hall piano.

This will be the standard reference for pianists touring and playing inside-the-piano repertoire, and for composers at all levels of familiarity with the piano hoping to understand the mechanical miracle that is the modern piano.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 268 pages, 119 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Keyboard instruments
  • ISBN: 9781442281899

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