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Piano Methods (General)

Post by fredbucket » Wed May 02, 2012 7:00 am

From Sibley for those who speak Germanic...by Herr Schumann's somewhat reluctant father-in-law.

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Publication Name: Klavier und Gesang : Didaktisches und Polemisches / von Friedrich Wieck.
URL: https://urresearch.rochester.edu/instit ... onNumber=1
Author:Wieck, Friedrich (1785 - 1873)

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Re: Piano Methods (General)

Post by Jim Faston » Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:36 pm

Sibley has just uploaded a scan of the 1838 Schott edition of Henri Herz' Méthode Complète de Piano, Op100. It is a large (~150mb) download.

http://hdl.handle.net/1802/27726

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Re: Piano Methods (General)

Post by fleubis » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:49 am

Jim, thanks for posting the Hertz 'Method'......while not as useful compared to more modern 'methods', it historically very interesting to see where things were in 1838. Very interesting indeed!

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Re: Piano Methods (General)

Post by soh choon wee » Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:52 pm

This book is still copyrighted.... so I am only request for the content pages, as well as any comments if you have read the book.

Jean-Francois Proulx - A Pedagogical Guide to Extended Piano Techniques.

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Post by alfor » Mon May 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Best regards, Alfor S. Cans

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Re: Piano Methods (General)

Post by ilu » Mon May 12, 2014 10:44 pm

Can somebody recommend me a book for piano beginners about “First sight Reading” ?

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Re: Piano Methods (General)

Post by soh choon wee » Sat Oct 11, 2014 3:45 pm

Does anyone happen to have the book by Jon Verbalis
"Natural Fingering: A Topographical Approach to Pianism"

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Post by Jim Faston » Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:18 pm

An English translation of Hummel's Piano Course has appeared on the SIbley site. (300 meg file)

http://hdl.handle.net/1802/29059

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Re: Piano Methods (General)

Post by AlexHM » Fri Jan 30, 2015 11:03 am

Jim Faston wrote:An English translation of Hummel's Piano Course has appeared on the SIbley site. (300 meg file)

http://hdl.handle.net/1802/29059
Thanks, Very helpful.

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Post by soh choon wee » Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:52 am

Anyone hear of this book?

The technics of pianoforte-playing [and] Musical ornamentation, op. 28. Manual of tone-production in pianoforte-playing from How to play the pianoforte, op. 30, pt. 1. Translated into English. Complete in one volume.
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/002531369



Henrich Germer - Rhythmical problems : special studies for the mastery of differently divided rhythmic groups, occurring either simultaneously or in succession : systematically arranged with explanatory text for piano instruction

You can read the whole book, but you have to download page by page.
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id= ... 1up;seq=19

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