School of Modern Pianoforte Virtuosity (Rosenthal, Moriz)

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Sheet Music


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Lisztener (2008/10/4)

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Lisztener (2008/10/4)

Editor Ludwig Schytte (1848-1909), co-author
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Adolf Fürstner, 1892, Plates A. 4461-4464 F.
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General Information

Work Title School of Modern Pianoforte Virtuosity
Alternative. Title Schule des höheren Klavierspiels, technische Studien bis zur höchsten Ausbildung
Composer Rosenthal, Moriz
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Volumes
First Publication. 1892
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano

Misc. Comments

Co-authored with Ludwig Schytte. "Technical studies for the highest degree of development". Considering one of the greatest technicians of all time helped write it, the description is probably very accurate.

Section Listing

Volume 1:

  • I. Exercises with a still hand
  • II. Exercises with a moving hand
  • III. Exercises in putting the thumb under, and the hand over
  • IV. Scales.

Volume 2:

  • V. Broken chords, and Arpeggios
  • VI. Exercises in finger change on any given key
  • VII. Exercises in Thirds, Sixths, Fourths and Fifths.

Volume 3:

  • VIII. Trill exercises
  • IX. Broken Octaves
  • X. Stacato Octaves
  • XI. Legato Octaves
  • XII. Exercises in alternating the hands
  • XIII. Glissando exercises
  • XIV. Exercises in extension, and for developing the independence and strength
  • XV. Chords
  • XVI. Jumps - chance movements