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Piano Roles

Three Hundred Years of Life with the Piano

by James Parakilas

  • 172 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Keyboard instruments,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Musical Instruments,
  • Social Aspects Of Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Musical Instruments - Piano,
  • Music / Musical Instruments / Piano & Keyboard,
  • History,
  • Piano,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9565413M
    ISBN 100300080557
    ISBN 109780300080551

    Glass composed an additional four for himself to expand his own piano technique, occasionally in response to individual commissions. Nos belong to Book 1 () NOTES: 16 etudes were composed in for a projected set of Book 2 (Nos) was premiered in and published in PUBLISHER: Dunvagen Music Publishers.   Directed by Jane Campion. With Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin. In the midth century, a mute woman is sent to New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation/10(K).

    The Piano features a fair amount of aspects worth to be analyzed. What appears to be the movie’s central role and all-determining, however, is the presentation of gender roles and the wide range of issues that are related to it.   Music is crucial for any film, but for a film about music, it’s make-or-break. That means Kris Bowers, composer for “Green Book,” a biopic about pianist Dr. Don Shirley, had responsibilities Author: Casey Mink.

    The Piano Tuner is the the story of Edgar Drake, a London piano I have read it at least 3 times, and each time I am completely drawn in to the world of Edgar Drake, and 19th century colonial Burma. If I were forced to choose a favorite book, this would be one of the contenders/5. Casting background with piano experience for "Power Book III," a new series on Starz. Get job alerts delivered with new roles that match your criteria. Unlimited Media.


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This delightfully written and copiously illustrated book examines the place of the piano in classical and popular musical cultures and the piano’s changing cultural roles over the past three by: 8.

Piano roles: three hundred years of life with the piano User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The piano turns this year.

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Piano Roles is a remarkable accomplishment, worthy of its stated goal of celebrating years of piano history.”—Marek Zebrowski, Boston Book Review “This book presents a wealth of historical information in a delightfully entertaining format. Mahershala Ali stars in the new movie “Green Book” as famed pianist Don Shirley.

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To celebrate the th birthday of everyone's fave instrument, author James Parakilas has written a book at once awesome and astounding, a stunning cultural history, told in vivid detail and ample anecdotes and stunning color photographs, of the musical and social roles that the piano has played in its long and amazing career/5.

Exploring the piano's well-traveled avenues and little-known byways, this thoroughly entertaining and insightful book complements earlier titles like The Lives of the Piano (ed. by James R. Gaines; o.p.), Dieter Hildebrandt's Pianoforte: A Social History of the Piano (LJ 6/1/88), and David Crombie's Piano (LJ 1/96).4/5(1).

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