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Performance practices in Beethoven's piano sonatas : an introduction / [by] William S. Newman.

First edition. New York : W.W. Norton, [1971].
ISBN 0393021570, 0393021572, 9780393021578

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Subjects Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano.
Beethoven, Ludwig van.
Musikalische Aufführungspraxis.
Performance practice (Music)
Piano music -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Sonatas (Beethoven, Ludwig van)
Description 100 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1971].
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 96-98).
Contents Introducing the problem ; Chart of the thirty-two sonatas -- Autographs and editions of the sonatas -- Comments by and about Beethoven -- Beethoven's own teaching and playing -- Beethoven's pianos versus his piano ideals -- Some obstacles facing the researcher -- Tempo and tempo changes -- Programmatic content -- The sound itself -- Articulation, phrasing, and accenting -- Ornamentation -- Dynamics and expression -- Keyboard techniques -- Changes in the form -- Some conclusions on changing concepts in Beethoven performance practices.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00167426
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