Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire, Fourth Edition (Indiana Repertoire Guides)
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"A Necessary Reference, But Far Too Many Problems!" according to pianophile8. Forty years have elapsed since the first edition of this Guide appeared. One would think that during that time, sufficient opportunities would have been available for a thorough re-examination of its contents--whether for the correction of errors, the addition of previously-omitted composers and works, and for the style and usefulness of the descriptions. To a limited . I'll have to opt for the hard copy fifteen pounder I returned the Kindle version of this Book. There is no good way to search the book with Kindle. I have used the notes function to create my own indexes for navigating through the alphabetical structure. But that takes a lot of time. Then I wanted the "notes" for this (and other) books to be synchronized across two or three devices. After "indexing" as far as the T's, . Fantastic resource for performer, teacher, and hobbyist pianist. 1monkey I have owned the previous editions of Hinson's guides and used them over and over to find interesting and well crafted pieces that are "off the beaten track." I also love the listings of editions available. The ratings are very helpful, and the scholarship is of the highest quality. I have found pieces to add to my solo recital programs that are wonderful and unique, p
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 University.
"This volume, as its predecessors, is excellent for piano teachers planning recitals." American Reference Books Annual"After perusing this comprehensive book, pianists will have a new list of music to learn!" American Music Teacher"Praise for the 3rd Edition: "An important tool for any pianist or musicologist who wants to explore the piano repertoire. Each succeeding edition has expanded in scope and quality. In addition to the inestimable value of finding little known works, the reader also benefits from the luci
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? It’s all here. Featuring information for more than 2,000 composers, the fourth edition includes enhanced indexes. Newly updated and expanded with over 250 new composers, this incomparable resource expertly guides readers to solo piano literature. Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoire continues to be the go-to source for piano performers, teachers, and students. The new "Hinson" will be an indispensable guide for many years to come.