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Clavichord for beginners / Joan Benson.
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2014.
1 online resource (142 p.)
Instruction and study
Publications of the Early Music Institute.
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Written by Joan Benson, one of the champions of clavichord performance in the 20th century, Clavichord for Beginners is an exceptional method book for both practitioners and enthusiasts. In addition to detailing the historical origins of the instrument and the evolution of keyboard technique, the book describes the proper method for practicing fingering and articulation and emphasizes the importance of touch and sensitivity at the keyboard. A CD featuring Benson in performance and a DVD of interviews and lessons accompany the book, illustrating important exercises for the beginner. The disk
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Clavichord for all keyboardists
Preparing to play
Clavichord lessons, series I
Clavichord lessons, series II
Preparing for pieces
Eleven easy pieces
Exploring the past : fifteenth through seventeenth centuries
Exploring eighteenth-century Germany
Exploring the present and future.
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Clavichord for Beginners [electronic resource].