After the Golden Age: Romantic Pianism and Modern Performance

by

Write The First Customer Review

Kenneth Hamilton's book engagingly and lucidly dissects the oft-invoked myth of a Great Tradition, or Golden Age of Pianism. It is written both for players and for members of their audiences by a pianist who believes that scholarship and readability can go hand-in-hand. Hamilton discusses in meticulous yet lively detail the performance-style of great pianists from Liszt to Paderewski, and delves into the far-from-inevitable development of the piano recital. He entertainingly recounts how classical concerts evolved from ...

After the Golden Age: Romantic Pianism and Modern Performance 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195178265

Hardcover

Select