Historical harpsichord technique : developing la douceur du toucher / Yonit Lea Kosovske.

Author
Kosovske, Yonit Lea [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011.
Description
xi, 221 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Publications of the Early Music Institute. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-195) and index.
Action note
committed to retain
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Preparing to play. Beginning lessons ; Selecting an instrument ; Position at the keyboard ; Posture ; Relaxation ; Arms and elbows ; Wrists ; Curvature of the hands and fingers
  • Touching the instrument. Warm-up exercises ; Touching the keys ; Gravity ; Stroking the keys ; Motion of the hands and wrists ; Dynamics ; Playing different keyboard instruments
  • Articulation. What is articulation? ; "Ordinary manner" ; Legato ; Slurs ; Arpeggios ; Staggered playing ; Grace notes and trills ; Cantabile ; Detached playing ; Silences ; Agogic accents ; Timing
  • Fingering. Comfort and context ; Strong and weak notes ; Use of the thumb ; Contraction of the hand ; Artistic freedom
  • Conclusion.
Other title(s)
Project Muse UPCC books
ISBN
  • 9780253356475 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0253356474 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2011002091
OCLC
663954327
RCP
H - S
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