Masters of the keyboard: individual style elements in the piano music of Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert

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Indiana University Press, 1983 - Music - 206 pages
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..". fluently written and often humorous... " --Notes ..". should be required reading for performers andteachers." -- The Eighteenth Century Konrad Wolffcharacterizes in detail the personal musical language of several great masters ofthe piano, pursuing different lines of investigation to discover each composer'sessential traits. He brings the accumulated wisdom of his long career as a pianistand teacher to this delineation of compositional styles. Both intellect andmusicality contribute to his cogent observations, and his literary style is aseloquent as the music he describes.

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Haydn
63
Mozart
76
Beethoven
110
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