Clavichord for beginners / Joan Benson.

Author
Benson, Joan [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2014.
  • ©2014
Description
1 online resource (142 p.)

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Series
Publications of the Early Music Institute. [More in this series]
Summary note
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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Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Language note
English
Contents
  • 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.
ISBN
0-253-01164-7
OCLC
876514468
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