Description - Piano Music of the Czech Romantics by David Yeomans
Piano Music of the Czech Romantics is an anthology of forty compositions for piano by eighteen composers representing two centuries of Czech musical history. Drawing upon well-known composers-Smetana, Dvorak, Janacek, and Martinu-to ones lesser known-Benda, Fibich, and Suk-these examples, many of them out of print, are accompanied by biographical information, analyses, interpretive suggestions for each piece, as well as listings of recommended repertoire, editions, recordings, and source material for each composer. An attached CD of sixteen of the pieces in the anthology, recorded by Dr. Yeomans, is also included.
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(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
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Author Biography - David Yeomans
Dr. David Yeomans is Professor Emeritus at Texas Woman's University, where he taught Piano, Piano Literature and Pedagogy, and Music History. He is author of Bartok for Piano (IUP 1987, 2000).