Theodor Leschetizky

Theodor Leschetizky

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"[...]knowledge of the art spreading through the city. The ignorance of people in general was incredible. Leschetizky tells an amusing story to illustrate this. One day a rich tradesman came to one of his musical friends to ask what his terms would be for giving pianoforte lessons to his daughter. He named his price. "Well," said the tradesman, "that certainly is expensive-but does it include the black keys as well as the white?" In a comparatively short time the condition of musical affairs improved immensely, for the people at once took advantage of the opportunity to hear and learn, and Leschetizky's popularity as a teacher increased so rapidly that very soon it became impossible for him to take all the pupils himself, and he found it necessary to train some of them to work under him as assistants.[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 2.29mm | 104.33g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507564732
  • 9781507564738