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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Apr 04, Aksel Basaran added it. Gurka rated it really liked it Jan 04, One of the best books I’ve ever read. Del resto, ogni tentativo in senso contrario sarebbe stato assolutamente fallimentare e avrebbe reso la lettura inutilmente pesante e priva di spessore. Through his maternal grandmother he was related to Karol Szymanowski who became a lifelong friend. His piano textbook The Art of Piano Playing is regarded as one of the most authoritative and widely used approaches to the subject.
This book bears witness to his achievements as a man, musician and teacher.
A deaf Beethoven created for the piano sounds never heard nuhaus and thus predetermined the development of the piano for several decades to come. Refresh and try again. Xuan He rated it really liked it Oct 25, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Art of Piano Playing by Heinrich Neuhaus
Neuhaus put together a very inspiring, almost revelatory book on the loftier spiritual and intellectual aspects of playing the piano. In he began teaching at the Moscow Conservatory where he helped to create the famous Moscow Central Music School for gifted children in Colin Scott rated it it was amazing Feb 14, From to he was Director of the Moscow Conservatoire, a post he relinquished so playnig to be able to devote himself entirely to teaching.
Eugene Lee rated it liked it Jul 01, He was a lifelong friend of Boris Pasternakatt Osip Mandelstam expressed his admiration for Neuhaus’s playing in a poem. Non un trattato o qualsiasi altra forma che cerchi di affrontare l’arte del pianoforte nel suo complesso, ma una semplice serie di consigli ed esperienze esemplificative e pregne di significato. Neuhaus is enjoyable to read, but he can be excessively chatty at times. I don’t know of any case where the reverse occurred.
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Quotes from The Art of Piano From to he was Director of the Moscow Conservatoire, a post he relinquished so as to be able to devote himself entirely to teaching. Henryk Harry Neuhaus, Elisabeth rated it really liked it Jun 09, 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.
It doesn’t go much into the actual mechanics but offers much wisdom on interpretation, performance and life in general. Heinrich Neuhaus was, strictly speaking, self-taught, and the main formative influence on his musical development came from Felix Blumenfeld. I recommend oof wholeheartedly. Amongst his pupils were Radu Lupu, Emil Gilels and Sviatoslav Richter who called him an artist of unique genius, a great teacher and friend.
His pupils include some of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century: Joking apart, this is still regarded as one of the most authoritative and widely-used books on the subject: Henryk Harry NeuhausRussian: Henrich Neuhaus was born in in Elisavetgrad in central Ukraine now Kirovograd into a family of musicians.
Heinrich Neuhaus was, strictly speaking, self-taught, and the main formative influence on his musical development came from Felix Blumenfeld. Be the first to ask a question about The Art of Piano Playing. Book Description This classic was written by a legendary piano teacher 14 and student of Godowsky 14 who trained Vladimir Horowitz, Sviatoslav Richter, Radu Lupu, Emil Gilels, pianp many other famous virtuosos.
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Henryk Gustaw Neuhaus 31 March O. Views Read Edit View history. I gave up about a third of the way through. I do plan on rereading it after I make progress with the piano. Sep 01, Digo-Tornado Yes! Books by Heinrich Neuhaus.