Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2020

224 Pages | 221 musical examples

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780190920401

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The Pianist's Guide to Historic Improvisation

John J. Mortensen

  • Serves as the only historically-grounded improvisation method for professional and advanced amateur pianists
  • Shows the reader how to sit down at the instrument and make music using recent musicological research into partimenti and schemata
  • Provides an entry to improvisation for pianists with no prior improvisation experience

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