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Playing Beyond the Notes A Pianist's Guide to Musical Interpretation

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ISBN-10: 0199859507

ISBN-13: 9780199859504

Edition: 2013

Authors: Deborah Rambo Sinn

List price: $24.95
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Playing Beyond the Notes: A Pianist's Guide to Musical Interpretation demystifies the vague and complex concept of musical interpretation in Western tonal piano music by boiling it down to basic principles in an accessible writing style. Its intended audience is performing pianists,independent piano teachers, and piano pedagogy students, and the over 200 repertoire excerpts in the book cover the intermediate to advanced piano literature. Rather than dealing with issues pertaining to performance practice, specific composers, or genres, this book focuses solely on musical interpretation. Each chapter tackles a different interpretive principle, explaining clearly, for example, how to play…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Musical Examples and Illustrations
About the Companion Website
The Score
Getting Started
The End
Boxes and Beams
Voicing from the Bottom Up
Messy Basses
Rubato: Stealing as an Art
Deconstructing Phrases
Transitions: Getting from Here to There
"Staccato Means Short" and Other Myths
Glossary with Annotations
Common Stylized Dances or Dance-Related Forms
Further Reading