Journals Higher Education



16 May 2012

378 Pages | 185 sheet music fascimiles and reproductions

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195386912

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Performing Practices in Romantic Piano Playing

Neal Peres da Costa

  • Analyzes Romantic performing practices as preserved on early piano recordings and piano rolls
  • Challenges accepted ways of performing nineteenth-century piano repertoire
  • Demonstrates gulf between theory and practice by comparing audible evidence and written texts