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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His piano textbook The Art of Piano Playing is regarded as one of the most authoritative and widely used approaches to the subject. I gave up about a third of the way through. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Art of Piano Playing by Heinrich Neuhaus
This book bears witness to meuhaus achievements as a man, musician and teacher. Stanislav Bunin is his grandson. In he began teaching at the Moscow Conservatory where he was also director from to Return to Book Page.
He mentions that he does not want to playimg a textbook because too many have already been written. Heinrich Neuhaus was, strictly speaking, self-taught, and the main formative influence on his musical development came from Felix Blumenfeld.
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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. Seldom have artistic gifts been so closely matched by the qualities of selfless devotion, deep humanity, true culture and a great capacity for bestowing and winning friendship.
He has an annoying habit of constantly addressing the reader and of defending himself against imaginary jeuhaus, but other than that he writes heinrih the strong voice of a man who has spent his whole life in the service of music.
Brilliant teacher and beautiful writer Refresh and try again. His suggestions are seasoned with personal experiences and leavened with humor.
It doesn’t go much into the actual mechanics but offers much wisdom on interpretation, performance and life in general. He died on 10th October Book ratings by Goodreads. He was a lifelong friend of Boris Pasternakand Osip Mandelstam expressed his admiration for Neunaus playing in a poem. His mother, Olga Blumenfeld, was sister of Felix Blumenfeld, a distinguished pianist, conductor and teacher.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. His pupils include some of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century: Subscribe to my Newsletter. Henryk Gustaw Neuhaus 31 March O. 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 o An interesting book by a legendary teacher who trained the likes of Vladimir Horowitz, Sviatoslav Richter, Radu Lupu, and others.
From to he was Director of the Moscow Conservatoire, a post he relinquished so as to be able to devote himself entirely to teaching. This book bears witness to his achievements as a man, musician and teacher.
This is a definite classic on piano playing. Mikkel rated it it was amazing Dec 17, Dan Torres rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Szymanowski and Rubinstein hastily followed Neuhaus to Florence and tracked him down to a hospital, where he was safe and recovering heinrifh cutting his wrist in a hotel.