A Dictionary for the Modern Pianist (Dictionaries for the by Stephen Siek

By Stephen Siek

A Dictionary for the trendy Pianist combines approximately 400 entries masking classical and well known pianists, famous lecturers, terminology germane to the piano’s development, and significant manufacturers—both typical enterprises and awesome, self reliant developers who've risen to the vanguard in recent times. talking to the wishes of the trendy performer, it's also entries on jazz and dad artists, electronic pianos, and interval tools.

As a source for pros and scholars, A Dictionary for the fashionable Pianist can also be available to extra common readers, as all of its themes are provided in transparent, readable expositions. Drawing at the newest study of diverse experts, writer Stephen Siek emphasizes the piano's uniquely wealthy background, giving pianists a renewed appreciation for the recognized artists and academics who've formed their artwork. Transcending easy alphabetical definitions, the dictionary’s cautious consciousness either to legacy and element make it a useful addition to any pianist’s library.

Titles within the Dictionaries for the fashionable Musician sequence provide amateur and complicated musicians key details at the box of research and function of an enormous device or tool type. in contrast to different encyclopedic works, contributions to this sequence concentration totally on the data required via the contemporary musical pupil or performer. From fast definitions of complicated phrases to in-depth overviews of heritage and culture, the dictionaries are excellent references for college kids, execs, and track enthusiasts of every kind.

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