Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire, Fourth Edition

Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire, Fourth Edition

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Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire continues to be the go-to source for piano performers, teachers, and students. Newly updated and expanded with more than 250 new composers, this incomparable resource expertly guides readers to solo piano literature and provides answers to common questions: What did a given composer write? What interesting work have I never heard of? How difficult is it? What are its special musical features? How can I reach the publisher? New to the fourth edition are enhanced indexes identifying black composers, women composers, and compositions for piano with live or recorded electronics; a thorough listing of anthologies and collections organized by time period and nationality, now including collections from Africa and Slovakia; and expanded entries to account for new material, works, and resources that have become available since the third edition, including websites and electronic resources. The "newest Hinson" will be an indispensible guide for many years to more

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  • Hardback | 1216 pages
  • 162.56 x 241.3 x 55.88mm | 1,769g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Fourth Edition
  • 0253010225
  • 9780253010223
  • 522,299

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[T]he latest Hinson/Roberts Guide still remains a necessary resource for pianists, pedagogues, and libraries.dec. 2014 * NOTES: QTLY JRL MUSIC LIB ASSN * Praise for the 3rd Edition: "[A]n important tool for any pianist or musicologist who wants to explore the piano repertoire. Its thoroughness and scholarly approach are products of the most painstaking research and labors of love." -Journal of the American Liszt Society Praise for the 2nd Edition: "As the reader may already know, Hinson is sui generis! And we owe him renewed thanks." -The American Music Teacher "Highly recommended . . . ." -American Reference Books Annual "The appearance of the revised and enlarged edition of Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire is an event to celebrate . . ." -Notes "[S]tuffed with information . . ." -The Musical Times "[A]s a concise reference work, it stands alone . . . ." -Choice After perusing this comprehensive book, pianists will have a new list of music to learn! * American Music Teacher * The chapter on anthologies and collections will be invaluable to teachers and pianists wishing to explore new musical worlds. * International Piano * This guide by Hinson . . . has been regarded as the leading English-language reference tool for solo piano literature since it was first published in 1973. Each succeeding edition has expanded in scope and quality. . . . Highly recommended. * Choice * This is an indispensable tool to any piano performer or student desiring to widen their musical horizons. * La Lettre du Musicien * [T]his volume, as its predecessors, is excellent for piano teachers planning recitals. * American Reference Books Annual *show more

About Maurice Hinson

Maurice Hinson is Senior Professor of Piano at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and was founding editor of the Journal of the American Liszt Society. Wesley Roberts is Professor of Music at Campbellsville more

Table of contents

PrefaceUsing the GuideAbbreviationsAmerican Agents, Distributors, or Parent Companies of Music PublishersAddress of Music PublishersPart I: Individual Composers: Their Solo Piano Works in Various Editions and Facsimile ReproductionsPart II: Anthologies and CollectionsBibliographyAppendix: Historical Recital Programs Anton Rubinstein, 1885-1886 Ferruccio Busoni, 1911 Ossip Gabrilowitsch, 1915-1916Indexes: Alphabetical List of Composers under Nationality Designations Black Composers Women Composers Compositions for Piano and Live or Recorded Electronics Compositions for Prepared Piano Title Index to Anthologies and Collections Title Index to Anatomy of a Classic, Vistuoso Series, and Van Cliburn Competition commissioned works and Publishersshow more

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