Master Classes with Menahem Pressler
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Menahem Pressler is a world-renowned piano soloist, master class teacher, and member of the acclaimed Beaux Arts Trio. In this companion to his first book, Menahem Pressler: Artistry in Piano Teaching, Pressler's former student William Brown brings together Pressler's teachings on an additional 37 piano masterworks by Johann Sebastian Bach, Samuel Barber, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Frédéric Chopin, Claude Debussy, George Frideric Handel, Franz Joseph Haydn, Franz Liszt, Felix Mendelssohn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel, Franz Schubert, and Robert Schumann. With over 200 musical examples and measure-by-measure lessons on masterpieces of the piano repertoire as well as instructions on phrasing, fingering, imagery, dynamic contrasts, pianistic touches, articulation, and practice drills, pianists of all levels will benefit from Pressler's expertise.


A Few Words Before


Acknowledgements


A Brief Biography



Master Classes and Lessons


Interlude I. Master Classes


1. Johann Sebastian Bach


Partita No. 6 in E Minor, BWV 830


2. Samuel Barber


Sonata, Op. 26


Interlude II. Page Turners


3. Ludwig van Beethoven


Thirty-Two Variations in C Minor, WoO 80


Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 26


Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3


Piano Sonata in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein


Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110


4. Johannes Brahms


Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35, Bk. 1


Klavierstücke, Op. 76


Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2


Interlude III. Poor Pianos


5. Frédéric Chopin


Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22


Deux Nocturnes, Op. 27


Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39


Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52


Berceuse, Op. 57


Barcarolle, Op. 60


Interlude IV. Hotel Stories


6. Claude Debussy


Reflets dans l'eau, from Images, Book 1


Poisson d'or, from Images, Book II


7. George Frideric Handel


Chaconne in G Major, HWV 442


Interlude V. Missed Concerts


8. Franz Joseph Haydn


Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, HOB. XVI:52, Mvt. 1


9. Franz Liszt


Grandes Études de Paganini, S. 141


Piano Sonata in B Minor, S. 178


Interlude VI. Funny Stories


10. Felix Mendelssohn


Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 14


11. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 281


Piano Concerto in C Minor, K. 491


Piano Sonata in D Major, K. 576


Interlude VII. Stories about Pianists


12. Serge Prokofiev


Piano Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29


13. Sergei Rachmaninoff


Étude-Tableau in A Minor, Op. 39, No. 6


Interlude VIII. Honorary Citizenship in Magdeburg, Germany


14. Maurice Ravel


Sonatine


Miroirs


Interlude IX. Through Hell and Back


15. Franz Schubert


Sonata in A minor, D. 784, Op. 143


Sonata in A minor, D. 845, Op. 42


Impromptus, D. 899, Op. 90


Interlude X. A New Love


16. Robert Schumann


Piano Sonata No. 1 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11, Grosse Sonate


Faschingschwank aus Wien, Op. 26



Appendix A. Menahem Pressler's Musical Ancestry


Appendix B. Tributes from Former Students and Other Musicians


Bibliography


Index of Compositions


Index of Names and Concepts

Subjects

Informations

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Published 01 September 2019
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EAN13 9780253042941
Language English
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