Great Pianists download free [PDF and Ebook] by Schonberg

Great Pianists download free [PDF and Ebook] by Schonberg year 1987
  • Book name: Great Pianists
  • Author: Schonberg
  • Release date: 1987/9/11
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780671638375
  • Rating: 7.68 of 10
  • Votes: 289
  • Review by: Garrett Savage
  • Review rating: 7.36 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/13
  • Total pages: 528
  • Includes a PDF summary of 53 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From Mozart's fabulous legato that 'flowed like oil' to Beethoven's oceanlike surge, from Clara Schumann's touch 'sharp as a pencil sketch' to Rubinstein's volcanic and sensual playing, The Great Pianists brings to life the brilliant, stylish, and sometimes eccentric personalities, methods, and technical peculiarities of history's greatest pianists. Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and author Harold C. Schonberg presents vivid accounts of the artists' performances, styles, and even their personal lives and quirky characteristics- such as Mozart's intense competition with Clementi, Lizst's magnetic effect on women (when he played, ladies flung their jewels on stage), and Gottschalk's persistent nailbiting, which left the keys covered with blood. Including profiles of Horowitz and Van Cliburn, among others, and chapters detailing the playing and careers of such modern pianists as de Larrocha, Ashkenazy, Gilels, Gould, Brendel, Bolet, Gutierrez, and Watts, The Great Pianists is a comprehensive and fascinating look at legendary performers past and present.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 30H48M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Keyboard Instruments, Music, Individual Composers & Musicians, Specific Bands & Groups
  • Available formats: EPUB, DOC, PDF, TCR, TXT, MobiPocket, WORD, PNG. Compressed in RAR, Z, XZ, ZIP, AZW4, TAR.GZ, CAB
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 28.87 USD
  • Dimensions: 111x178x32.77mm
  • Weight: 734g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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