Heinrich Gustaw Neuhaus was a pianist and teacher of German and Polish extraction. Part of a His piano textbook The Art of Piano Playing () is regarded as one of the most authoritative and widely used approaches to the subject. The Art of Piano Playing by Heinrich Neuhaus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Heinrich Neuhaus The Art of Piano Playing (), In Lieu of a Preface. As for the piano, I was left to my own devices practically from the age of twelve.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. He returned to Russia at the outbreak of the First World War. In Conclusion, Index show more. Books by Heinrich Neuhaus. Heinrich Ne Henrich Neuhaus was born in in Elisavetgrad in central Ukraine now Kirovograd into a family of musicians.
The Art of Piano Playing
The Artistic Image of a Musical Composition, 2. Amongst his pupils were Radu Lupu, Emil Gilels oiano Sviatoslav Richter who called him and artist of unique genius, a great teacher and friend. In he began teaching at the Moscow Conservatory where he helped to create the famous Moscow Central Music School for gifted children in heinricch Neuhaus was born in the Ukraine inand though his parents were both piano teachers, he was largely self-taught.
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The Art of Piano Playing by Heinrich Neuhaus
He has an annoying habit of constantly addressing the reader and of defending himself against imaginary critics, but other than that he writes with the strong voice of a man who has spent his whole life in the service of music. Want to Read saving…. Albert rated it liked it May 23, Views Read Edit View history. Colin Scott rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Apr 04, Aksel Basaran added it. Mikkel rated it it was amazing Dec 17, Aug 12, Isabelle rated it it was amazing. Get it free here: Book ratings by Goodreads.
He mentions that he does not want to write a textbook because too many have already been written. From to he was Director of the Moscow Conservatoire, a post he relinquished so as to be able to devote himself entirely to teaching. Review quote If you love the piano, this book is almost as important as a good edition of the Beethoven sonatas and the Well-Tempered Clavier. His pupils include some of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century: A deaf Beethoven created for the piano sounds never heard before and thus predetermined the development of the piano for several decades to come.
Open Preview See a Problem? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Heinrich Neuhaus was, strictly speaking, self-taught, and the main formative influence on his musical development came from Felix Blumenfeld. One of the best books I’ve ever read. DH rated it liked it Dec 07, Horovitz was one of his most famous pupils.
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Blog Stats 1, hits. He made his first public appearance at the age of eleven, playing some Chopin Waltzes and an Impromptu. Part of a musical dynasty, he grew up in a Polish-speaking household. He has an annoying habit of constantly addressing the reader and of defending himself against imaginary critics, but other than that he writes with the strong voice of a man who arh spent his whole life in the service o An interesting book by a legendary teacher who trained the likes of Vladimir Horowitz, Sviatoslav Richter, Radu Lupu, and others.
Heinrich Neuhaus offers practical recommendations and analysis, including advice on tone, technique, and teaching. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Be the first to ask a question about The Art of Piano Playing.
After a temporary neuhays, Neuhaus was forced to halt his concert career and turned to teaching instead. Jan 21, Carol Bodnarchuk rated it really liked it. He returned to Russia at the outbreak of the First World War. Neuhaus was renowned for the poetic magnetism of his playing and for his artistic refinement.