Journals Higher Education

$99.00

Hardcover

04 May 2012

276 Pages | 121 music examples

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195181845


Bookseller Code (06)

Natural Fingering

A Topographical Approach to Pianism

Jon Verbalis

  • The first comprehensive discussion of fingering solutions for pianists since Hummel's monumental treatise of 1828
  • Draws on the latest advances in related fields of movement studies, biokinetics, and bodywork practice
  • In-depth study of the challenge of double notes including an historical overview
  • Lays the groundwork for a pianistic pedagogy as implied in Chopin's Projet de méthode
  • Companion Website with extended discussions, copious excerpts from the extant repertoire with fingering solutions, and a comprehensive manual of the fundamental forms with symmetrically adjusted fingerings.
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