Denes Agay: The Art of Teaching Piano
The Art of Teaching Piano
Denes Agay (1911 - 2007)
This is the definitive work on consummate piano teaching. Edited by world-renowned piano pedagogue Denes Agay, this comprehensive volume covers a wide range of musical styles and concepts, coaching processes, and teaching materials.
As well as exploring every possible technical aspect of teaching piano, the book contains a great deal of commonsense advice on communicating with pupils, encouraging good behaviour, and establishing a genuinly creative teacher/pupil relationship.
Twelve distinguished contributing authors cover topics that include instilling performance and keyboard skills; teaching both young children and adult beginners; designing teaching programs for handicapped students; giving group piano classes; organising and presenting recitals.(ISBN 9780825681110)