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Reviewed by Melissa Potter, MM

American Pianists Association
Roll your mouse pointer over the photo to find links to news, photos, membership and contact information for this organization “dedicated to advancing the career of American classical and jazz pianists between the ages of 18 and 30.”
Piano Education Page
Kids’ page, listening library, interviews, articles, message boards, reviews, more!
Piano Home Page
Excellent resource for teachers, students, and parents! Helpful tips and articles including pedagogical guidelines by age and achievement level, how parents can help their child practice at home, suggestions for memorizing music, etc.
Piano Pedagogy Forum
Online forum for articles about piano pedagogy, with index of back issues. Covers a range of topics, from learning styles to sight-reading to teaching adult beginners.
Piano Tools.Com
Electronic flashcards and visualization tools for intervals, chords, key signatures, scales, the staff/keyboard relationship, etc.
The Piano Page - from The Piano Technicians Guild
Virtual piano museum, “Piano Hangman” game, lots of helpful links, more!

selected library holdings - current periodicals

American Music Teacher. [Cincinnati, OH, etc.]: Music Teachers’ National Association. Am35must

Clavier. [Northfield, IL, etc.: Instrumentalist Co.] C578

Keyboard. [Cupertino, CA: GPI Publications], c1981-. K52ybo

Keyboard Classics and Piano Stylist. Katonah, NY: Keyboard Classics, Inc., c1993-. K52ybocla

Keyboard Companion. Los Angeles, CA: Keyboard Companion, c1990-. K52yboco

Keys. Northfield, IL: Instrumentalist, c1997-. C578vsk

Pedalpoint. Nashville, TN: Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, c1981-. P34alp (available at Music/AV Library Desk)

Piano Explorer. Evanston, IL: Instrumentalist Co., [198-?]-. C578vsp

Piano Guild Notes. Austin, TX: National Guild of Piano Teachers. P573g

Piano Journal. London: The Association. P573jo

Piano Today. Katonah, NY: Keyboard Classics, Inc., c1995-. P537to

selected library holdings - books, scores and audiovisuals by topic

accompanying

Bathori, Jane. On the Interpretation of the Melodies of Claude Debussy. Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon, 1998. 784.3 D354sLEL

Emmons, Shirley and Stanley Sonntag. Art of the Song Recital. New York: Schirmer Books, 1979. 784.934.Em67a

Hallmark, Rufus, ed. German Lieder in the 19th Century. New York: Schirmer, 1996. 784.3.G317L

McTyre, Ruthann Boles. Library Resources for Singers, Coaches, and Accompanists. Westport, CN: Greenwood, 1998. Ref 016.784932.M459L

Meister, Barbara. The Interaction of Music and Poetry. Ann Arbor: UMI, 1988. 784.3.M479io

Stark, Lucien. Brahms’s Vocal Duets and Quartets with Piano. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1998. 784.3062.B73s

Whitton, Kenneth S. Goethe and Schubert: The Unseen Bond. Portland, OR: Amadeus, 1999. 784.3.Sch78w

dictionaries & bibliographies

Piano and Organ Catalogue. London: BBC, 1965. Ref 016.7864.B777p 2vols

Dubal, David. Art of the Piano: Its Performers, Literature, and Recordings. 2nd ed. San Diego: Harcourt, 1995. 927.864.D851a 1995

Duckles, Vincent H. and Michael A. Keller. Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography. 4th ed., rev. New York: Schirmer, 1996. Ref 016.78001.D858m 1996

Edel, Theodore. Piano Music for One Hand. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1994. Ref 016.7864041.Ed 27p

Hinson, Maurice. Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoire. 3rd ed. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2000. Ref 016.7864.H596g 2000

Hinson, Maurice. Music for Piano and Orchestra: An Annotated Guide. Enl. Ed., 1st Midland ed. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1993. Ref 016.7856.H596m 1993

Hinson, Maurice. Pianist’s Guide to Transcriptions, Arrangements, and Paraphrases. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1990. Ref 016.7864.H596pt

Hinson, Maurice. The Pianist’s Bookshelf: A Practical Guide to Books, Videos, and Other Resources. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1998. Ref 016.78621.H596pb

Hinson, Maurice. The Pianist’s Dictionary. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 2004. 786.2103.H596pd

Hinson, Maurice. The Pianist’s Reference Guide: A Bibliographical Survey. Los Angeles: Alfred, 1987. Ref 016.78621.H596pr 1987

Palmieri, Robert. Piano Information Guide: An Aid to Research. New York: Garland, 1989. Ref 016.78621.P185p

Phemister, William. American Piano Concertos: A Bibliography. Detroit: College Music Society, 1985. Ref 016.7856.P52a

The Vienna Urtext Guide to Piano Literature. Compiled by Maurice Hinson. Valley Forge, PA: European American Music Corp., 1995. Ref 016.7864041.V675u

Wolcott, Michiko Ishiyama. Piano, the Instrument: An Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2001.Ref 016.78621.W83p

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pedagogy

For a list of suggested standard repertoire, see also Selected Library Holdings - Easy to Intermediate Piano Music.

Agay, Denes, ed. Teaching Piano. 2 vols. New York: Yorktown Music, 1981. 786.3041.Ag18t,2vols.

Baker, Martha J., ed. National Conference on Piano Pedagogy. Princeton, NJ: National Conference on Piano Pedagogy, 1983. 786.3041.N213p, 1982

Bastien, James. How to Teach Piano Successfully. 3rd ed. San Diego: Kjos Music, 1988. 786.3041.B296h,1988

Berman, Boris. Notes from the Pianist’s Bench. New Haven: Yale UP, 2000. 786.3041.B456n

Bolton, Hetty. On Teaching the Piano. London: Novello, 1954. 786.3.B639o

Booth, Victor. We Piano Teachers. 2nd ed. Revised by Adele Franklin. London: Hutchinson, 1971. 786.3041. B644w 1971

Bruxner, Mervyn. Mastering the Piano. New York: St. Martin’s, 1972. 786.3041.B839m

Byman, Isabelle. The Piano Teachers Art: Guidelines for Successful Teaching. Edited by Albert de Vito. Westbury, NY: Kenyon, 1979. 786.3041.B994p

Camp, Max. Teaching Piano: The Synthesis of Mind, Ear, & Body. Los Angeles: Alfred, 1992. 786.3041.C15t

Clark, Frances. Conversations with Frances Clark. (Vol. 1 - Her Life and Teachings; Vol. 2 - Her Books and Methods.) Kansas City, MO: SH Productions, Inc., 1992, p1991. VT 3721-3722 (VHS)

Delente, Gail. A Selected Bibliography for the Private Piano Teacher. Ellicott City, MD: Chembiotech, 1986. Ref 016.78621.D377s

Enoch, Yvonne. Group Piano-Teaching. London: Oxford University Press, 1974. 786.3041.En64g

Fuszek, Rita M. Piano Music in Collections: An Index. Detroit, MI: Information Coordinators, 1982. Ref 016.7864052.F988p 1982

Gordon, Stewart. Etudes for Piano Teachers: Reflections on the Teacher’s Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. 786.21.G658e

Hinson, Maurice. The Piano Teacher’s Source Book. Melville, NY: Belwin-Mills, 1974. Ref 016.78621.H596p 1974

Kern, Alice and Helen Titus. The Teacher’s Guidebook to Piano Literature. Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Bros.,[1964]. 016.75621.K459t

Lyke, James and Yvonne Enoch. Creative Piano Teaching. 2nd ed. Champaign, IL: Stipes Pub. Co., 1987. 786.3041.En64c 1987

Machover, Wilma and Marienne Uszler. Sound Choices: Guiding Your Child’s Musical Experiences. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. 780.725.M185s

Morhange-Motchane, M. Thematic Guide to Piano Literature. New York: G. Schirmer, 1982. Ref 016.7864041.M824t vols.

Schaum, Wesley and Joan Cupp. Keyboard Teaching with Greater Success and Satisfaction. Mequon, WI: Schaum Publications, 1994. 786.3041.SCh19k 1994

Seroff, Victor. Common Sense in Piano Study. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, [1970]. 786.3.Se67c

Suzuki, Shin’ichi. Nurtured by Love. Trans. by Waltraud Suzuki. New York: Exposition Press, [1969]. 780.7.Su99nEs

Taubman, Dorothy. Choreography of the Hands: The Work of Dorothy Taubman. Amherst, MA: JTJ Films, Inc., 1986. VT 1414 (VHS)

True, Nelita. Nelita True at Eastman. Kansas City, MO: SH Productions, Inc., 1991-1992. VT 2608-2610, 3042 (VHS)

Uszler, Marienne, Stewart Gordon, and Elyse Mach. The Well-Tempered Keyboard Teacher. New York: Schirmer Books, 1991. 786.3041.Us9w

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performance practice

Cortot, Alfred. Alfred Cortot’s Studies in Musical Interpretation. London: G.G. Harrap & Co., [1937]. 780.072.C818sEj

Donington, Robert. The Interpretation of Early Music. New York: St. Martin’s, [1974]. 781.63.D7171i 1974

Donington, Robert. Performer’s Guide to Baroque Music. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, [1974, c1973]. 780.9032.D717p

Ferguson, Howard. Keyboard Interpretation from the 14th to the 19th Century: An Introduction. New York: Oxford University Press, 1975. 786.1.F381k

Gordon, Stewart. Performance Practices in Late 20th Century Piano Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, c1995. VT 4966 (VHS)

Harnoncourt, Nikolaus. Baroque Music Today. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, c1988. 780.9032.H229mEo

Hinson, Maurice. Performance Practices in Baroque Keyboard Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, 2003, c1997. DVD 131, VT 4665 (VHS)

Hinson, Maurice. Performance Practices in Classical Piano Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, 2003, c1994. DVD 130, VT 3857 (VHS)

Hinson, Maurice. Performance Practices in Early 20th-Century Piano Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, 2003, c1995. DVD 129 VT 3956 (VHS)

Hinson, Maurice. Performance Practices in Impressionistic Piano Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, c1995. VT 4312 (VHS)

Hinson, Maurice. Performance Practices in Romantic Piano Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, 2003, c1994. DVD 128 VT 3856 (VHS)

Leppard, Raymond. Authenticity in Music. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1988. 781.63.L558a

Montparker, Carol. Anatomy of a New York Debut. Evanston, IL: Instrumentalist Co., c1981. 927.8.P223a

Neumann, Frederick. New Essays on Performance Practice. Ann Arbor, MI: U.M.I. Research Press, 1989. 781.63.N397en

Neumann, Frederick. Ornamentation in Baroque and Post-Baroque Music. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1978. 781.67.N397o

Neumann, Frederick. Ornamentation and Improvisation in Mozart. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986. 781.67.M877n

Rosenblum, Sandra P. Performance Practices in Classic Piano Music. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1988. 786.3041.R723p

Rothschild, Fritz. Musical Performance in the Times of Mozart and Beethoven. London: A. and C. Black; New York: Oxford University Press, [1961]. 781.63.R746m

Rothschild, Fritz. The Lost Tradition in Music: Rhythm and Tempo in J.S. Bach’s Time. New York: Oxford University Press, 1953. 781. 63. R746-l

Troeger, Richard. Playing Bach on the Keyboard: A Practical Guide. Pompton Plains, NJ: Amadeus Press, 2003. 786.3041.B122jst

Westerby, Herbert. The History of Pianoforte Music. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. [etc.]; New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1924. 786.22.W523h

Witten, David, ed. Nineteenth-Century Piano Music: Essays in Performance and Analysis. New York: Garland Publishing, 1997 [i.e. 1996]. 786.3041.N622w

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pianists

Bazzana, Kevin. Glenn Gould: The Performer in the Work: A Study in Performance Practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. 927.8.G732b, CD 5747

Dubal, David. Reflections from the Keyboard: The World of the Concert Pianist. New York: Summit Books, 1984. 927.8.D851r

Elder, Dean. Pianists at Play: Interviews, Master Lessons, and Technical Regimes. Evanston, IL: Instrumentalist Co., 1982. 786.3041.El-22p

Kaiser, Joachim. Great Pianists of Our Time. London: Allen and Unwin, 1971. 927.8.K123gEw

Lyle, Wilson. A Dictionary of Pianists. 1st American ed. New York: Schirmer Books, 1985, c1984. 927.8.L988d

Mach, Elyse. Great Pianists Speak for Themselves. New York: Dodd, Mead, c1980-1988. 927.861.M18g 2 vols.

Noyle, Linda J., ed. Pianists on Playing: Interviews with Twelve Concert Pianists. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1987. 927.808621.P573o

Schonberg, Harold C. The Great Pianists. Rev. and updated. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987. 927.861.Sch65g,1987

Till, Eric and Vincent Tovell, producers. Glenn Gould: A Portrait. [Canada]: CBC Enterprises; Long Branch, NJ: Distributed by Kultur International Films, 1985. VT 2789 (VHS)

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piano ensembles

Chang, Frederic Ming and Albert Faurot. Team Piano Repertoire. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1976. Ref 016.78649.C362t

Drucker, Arno. American Piano Trios. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1999. Ref 016.78573.D84a

Ferguson, Howard. Keyboard Duets: From the 16th to the 20th Century for One and Two Pianos. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. Ref 016.78649.F381k

Hinson, Maurice. Music for More Than One Piano. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1983. Ref 016.786495.H596m

Hinson, Maurice. Piano in Chamber Ensemble. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978. Ref 016. 7857. H596p

Lubin, Ernest. The Piano Duet. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978. 786.49.L961p

Maxwell, Grant L. Music for Three or More Pianists: A Historical Survey and Catalog. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1993. 786.49.M451m

McGraw, Cameron. Piano Duet Repertoire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981. Ref 016.7864956.M178p

Moldenhauer, Hans. Duo-Pianism. [Chicago: Chicago Musical College Press, 1950]. 786.2.M731d

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pianos - design and maintenance

Boalch, Donald H. Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord 1440-1840. 3rd ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. 786.221.B63m 1995

Clinkscale, Martha Novak. Makers of the Piano, 1700-1820. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. 786.2109033.C616m

Musical Instruments: The Piano. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1997. VT 5428 (VHS)

Fine, Larry. The Piano Book: A Guide to Buying a New or Used Piano. 2nd ed., rev. & updated. Boston: Brookside Press, 1990. 786.21.F493p 1990

Lieberman, Richard K. Steinway and Sons. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995. 786.23.St37L

Munrow, David. Early Musical Instruments: Keyboard and Percussion. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities, 1976. VT 1737 (UMATIC)

Pollens, Stewart. The Early Pianoforte. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. 786.21.P763e

Serkin, John. The Anatomy of a Piano: How Your Grand Piano Works. W. Brattleboro, VT: JMC Productions, 1990. VT 3720 (VHS)

Piano grand! A Smithsonian celebration. New York: Columbia Records; [Washington, D.C.]: Smithsonian Institution: Maryland Public Television, 2000. VT 6502 (VHS)

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service playing

Glover, David Carr and Phyllis Gunther. How to Play Hymns and Gospel Songs in Evangelistic Style. Melville, NY: Belwin Mills, 1979. MT 240.H83.G518

Jefferson, Robert L. Precious Lord!: How to Play Black Gospel. Phoenix, AZ: Pensacola, 1998. MT 239.J358.P911.Book 1 and Mca4712

Smither, David. Rules for Evangelistic Improvisation. Lubbock, TX: Trinity House, 1978. 781.65.Sm68r

Smither, David. The Evangelistic Piano Hymnal. Lubbock, TX: Trinity House, 1976. M38.Sm68.Ev14

Turner, Sandra Chucalo. A Guide to Hymn Playing for the Inexperienced Adult Pianist. Louisville, KY: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, School of Church Music, 1992 (1987). 786.3041.T857g

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style & repertoire

Apel, Willi. Masters of the Keyboard. Cambridge, Harvard Univ. Press, 1947. 786.409.Ap22m

Barth, George. The Pianist as Orator: Beethoven and the Transformation of Keyboard Style. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1992. 786.21.B393b

Burge, David. Twentieth-Century Piano Music. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2004. 786.4041.B91tp, CD 8323

Butler, Stanley. Guide to the Best in Contemporary Piano Music. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1973. 016.78621.B978g 2vols

Cortot, Alfred. French Piano Music. Trans. by Hilda Andrews. London: Oxford University Press, 1932. 786.40944.C818

Dale, Kathleen. Nineteenth-Century Piano Music: A Handbook for Pianists. New York: Oxford University Press, 1954. 786.40903.D154n

Drake, Kenneth. The Beethoven Sonatas and the Creative Experience. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994. 786.41.B393 db

Drake, Kenneth. The Sonatas of Beethoven as He Played and Taught Them. Ed. by Frank S. Stillings. 1st ed. Cincinnati: Music Teachers National Association, [1972]. 786.41.B393d

Farwell, Arthur. American Indian Melodies. Ed. Maurice Hinson. Chapel Hill, NC: Hinshaw Music, 1977. M25.F252.Am35

Fiess, Stephen C.E. The Piano Works of Serge Prokofiev. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1994. 786.4041.P943f

Fisk, Charles. Returning Cycles: Contexts for the Interpretation of Schubert’s Impromptus and Last Sonatas. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. 786.4041.Sch78f

Gaines, James R. The Lives of the Piano. 1st ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981. 786.21.L758o

Gill, Dominic. Book of the Piano. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1981. 786.21.G41b

Gillespie, John. Five Centuries of Keyboard Music. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, [1965]. 786.409.G412f

Gordon, Stewart. A History of Keyboard Literature: Music for the Piano and Its Forerunners. New York: Schirmer Books, c1996. 786.4041.G655h

Hinson, Maurice. Baroque Dance and Baroque Keyboard Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred 1997. VT 4666 (VHS)

Hinson, Maurice. Masters of American Piano Music. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing Co., c1992. M21.M393.Am35 1992

Kirby, F.E. Music for Piano: A Short History. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1995. 786.09.K631m

Komlos, Katalin. Fortepianos and Their Music: Germany, Austria, and England, 1760-1800. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. 786.223.K836f

Loesser, Arthur. Men, Women, and Pianos: A Social History. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. 786.2.L824m

Long, Marguerite. At the Piano with Faur?. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. 786.3041.F274aEs

Luethi, Geraldine Gant. Beethoven: Solo Piano Literature. Ed. by Carolyn Maxwell. Boulder, CO: Maxwell Music Evaluation, 1992. 786.4041.B393L

Marshall, Robert, ed. Eighteenth-Century Keyboard Music. New York: Schirmer Books, 1994. 786.09033.Ei44k

Matthews, Denis. Keyboard Music. New York: Praeger, [1972]. 786.1.M422k

McClenny, Anne and Maurice Hinson, eds. A Collection of Early American Keyboard Music. Cincinnati: Willis Music Co., [c1971]. M21.C685 H596

Mercado, Mario R. The Evolution of Mozart’s Pianistic Style. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992. 786.4041.M877m

Methuen-Campbell, James. Chopin Playing: From the Composer to the Present Day. New York: Taplinger, 1981. 786.3041.C455m

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Concerto! Kansas City, MO: SH Productions, 1992. VT 3040-3041 (VHS)

Newman, William S. The Sonata in the Baroque Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1959. 781.52.N469s1959

Newman, William S. The Sonata in the Classic Era. 3rd ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 1983. 781.52.N469sc1983

Newman, William S. The Sonata Since Beethoven. 3rd ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 1983. 781.52.N469sb1983

Phillips, David Brandon. Complete Chopin Etudes. Roanoke, VA: AKD Productions, 1993. VT 3654 (VHS)

Rink, John and Jim Samson, eds. Chopin Studies [1]. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988. 927.8.C455st V.1

Rink, John and Jim Samson, eds. Chopin Studies [2]. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994. 927.8.C455st V.2

Roberts, Paul. Images: The Piano Music of Claude Debussy. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1996. 786.4041.D354 ro

Roberts, Peter Deane. Modernism in Russian Piano Music: Skriabin, Prokofiev, and their Russian Contemporaries. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1993. 786.4041.R543m

Samson, Jim. Chopin: The Four Ballades. Cambridge [England]; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992. 786.4041.C455sb

Suchoff, Benjamin. Bartok’s Mikrokosmos: Genesis, Pedagogy, and Style. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002. 786.4041.B285 ms

Timbrell, Charles. French Pianism: A Historical Perspective. 2nd ed., rev. and enl. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1999. 786.40944.T481f

Todd, R. Larry, ed. Nineteenth-Century Piano Music. New York: Schirmer Books, 1990. 786.4041.N622t

Walker-Hill, Helen. Piano Music by Black Women Composers. New York: Greenwood Press, 1992. 016.7864041.W152p

Wolff, Konrad. Masters of the Keyboard. Enl. ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990. 786.4041.W832m 1990

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technique

Abrams, Daniel. Practicing and Performing: A Pianist’s Guide. Woodstock, NY: Homespun Video, 1994. VT 5442 (VHS)

Banowetz, Joseph. The Pianist’s Guide to Pedaling. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985. 786.35.B227p

Cooke, Max. Tone, Touch, and Technique for the Advanced Pianist. Melbourne, Australia: The University, 1989. VT 3705 (VHS). (Score - Melbourne, Australia: Allans Music Australia, 1985. MT225.C775.Ad95)

Cooke, Max. Tone, Touch, and Technique for the Young Pianist. Melbourne, Australia: The University, 1989. VT 3704 (VHS). (Score - Rev. ed. Melbourne, Australia: Allans Music, 1985. MT755.C775.T612)

Fink, Seymour. Mastering Piano Technique: A Guide for Students, Teachers, and Performers. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1992. 786.32.F495m

Friedberg, Ruth C. The Complete Pianist: Body, Mind, Synthesis. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1993. 786.3041.F912c

Harrison, Sidney. Piano Technique. London, I. Pitman [1953]. 786.3.H248p

Kochevitsky, George. The Art of Piano Playing: A Scientific Approach. Evanston, IL: Summy-Birchard Co. [1967]. 786.3041.K811a

Kropff, Kris, ed. A Symposium for Pianists and Teachers: Strategies to Develop the Mind and Body for Optimal Performance. Dayton, OH: Heritage Music Press, 2002. 786.3041.Sy68f

Lister-Sink, Barbara. Freeing the Caged Bird: Developing Well-Coordinated, Injury-Preventive Piano Technique. [Winston-Salem, NC]: Wingsound, 1996. VT 4922

Lhevinne, Josef. Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing. New York: Dover Publications, [1972]. 786.3041.L611b

Merrick, Frank. Practising the Piano. London: Rockliff, [1958]. 786.3 M551p

Musafia, Julien. The Art of Fingering in Piano Playing. New York: MCA Music, 1971. 786.31.M97a

Newman, William S. The Pianist’s Problems: A Modern Approach to Efficient Practice and Musicianly Performance. 4th ed. New York: Da Capo Press, 1984. 786.3041.N469p1984

Pichier, Paul. The Pianist’s Touch: Method and Theory of Paul Pichier. Walter Krause, ed. [Marshall, Calif.]: Perelen Publishers, [1972]. 786.31.P583pEi

Rowland, David, Dr. A History of Pianoforte Pedalling. Cambridge [England]; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 786.3041.R796h

S?ndor, Gy?rgy. On Piano Playing. New York: Schirmer Books, 1981. 786.3041.Sa57o

Slenczynska, Ruth. Music at Your Fingertips: Aspects of Pianoforte Technique. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1961. 786.3.Sl-27m

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selected library holdings - easy to intermediate piano music

Suggested Repertoire for Class Piano Students

Bach, Johann Sebastian. A Collection of Little Preludes and Fugues. New York: G. Schirmer, 1897. Ed. by C. Buonamici. MT 244.B122js-c

Bach, Johann Sebastian. Selections from Anna Magdalena’s Notebook: for the Piano. Ed. by Willard Palmer. [Port Washington, NY]: Alfred Music, [1969]. M1378.B122jsN844

Bach, Johann Sebastian. Two and Three Part Inventions, for the Pianoforte. Ed. by Czerny, Griepenkerl and Roitzsch. New York: G. Schirmer, 1904. M22.B122js-ti

Bartok, Bela. Mikrokosmos. New definitive ed. London; New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1987. MT 243.B285.M589 (6 vols.)

Bartok, Bela. Rumanian Folk Dances. [New York?]: Boosey & Hawkes, 1945. M30.B285r

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Ecossaises: for the Piano, pre level one. Arr. Ferrucio B. Busoni. Framingham, MA: Starrest Music Publishers, [198-?]. M25.B393.Ec75, M32.8.B393e

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Selected Easiest Sonata Movements for Piano: Beethoven. Ed. by Maurice Hinson. 2 vols. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred, 1992. M23.B393.Se48

Chopin, Frederic. Preludes Op. 28. Ed. by Thomas Higgins. New York: Norton, [1973]. M.25.C455.P915

Clementi, Muzio. Easiest Piano Pieces: Selected Sonatinas from Op. 36. Ed. Adolf Ruthardt. New York: C.F. Peters Corp., c1981. M23.C591Ea76

Clementi, Muzio. Six Progressive Sonatinas, Op. 36. 6th ed. Ed. Maurice Hinson and Dorothy Bishop. Chapel Hill, NC: Hinshaw Music, c1978. M23.C591.Op.36.H596

Grieg, Edvard. Lyrical Pieces, Op. 12. New York: G. Schirmer, 1899. M22.G871.p.Op.12

Grieg, Edvard. Lyrical Pieces, Op. 68. New York: G. Schirmer, c1904. M22.G871.P.Op.68

Hindemith, Paul. Kleine Klaviermusik. New York: Schott Music Corp. (Associated Music Publishers), 1957. M1378.H584.K673

Hindemith, Paul. Wir bauen eine Stadt. Mainz: B. Schott’s S?hne, [1931]. M22.H584w

Hinson, Maurice, ed. 75 Early/Late Intermediate Selections: To Develop Technique and Musicianship: Baroque to Modern. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing, c1995. MT 245.Se82 H596

Hinson, Maurice, ed. 95 Early/Late Intermediate Miniatures: Baroque to Modern. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing, c1995. M21.N622.H596

Hinson, Maurice, ed. Essential Keyboard Repertoire: Requiring a Hand Span of an Octave or Less: 83 Intermediate-Level Selections in Their Original Form. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing, c1991. M21.Ws74.H596

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