Katherine Faricy: Artistic pedal technique
Artistic pedal technique
|Uitgever||Frederick Harris Music|
Informative and insightful, this comprehensive manual presents intermediate and advanced pianists with invaluable lessons for developing an artful pedal technique. Students will appreciate the clearly written instructions and detailed pedal notation in executing the many exercises in this hands-on workbook. Features include: exercises to develop control of the damper pedal at various depths; lessons in playing with such techniques as syncopated pedal, simultaneous pedal, flutter pedal, and legatissimo pedal; extensive discussion of the stylistic principles of applying the pedal to Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, and Contemporary music; examples from the music of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, Bartok, and others; and examples from the music of North American composers such as Samuel Barber, Boris Berlin, Aaron Copland, Jean Coulthard, and Alexina Louie.