Piano Mastery (Brower, Harriette)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1915.
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Work Title Piano Mastery
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
Piano Mastery: Talks with Master Pianists and Teachers; and an Account of a Von Bülow Class, Hints on Interpretation, by Two American Teachers (Dr. William Mason And William H. Sherwood) and a Summary by the Author. With Sixteen Portraits.
Composer Brower, Harriette
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 32 parts including preface
  1. Preface
  2. Ignace Jan Paderewski
  3. Ernest Schelling: The Hand of a Pianist
  4. Ernesto Consolo: Making the Piano a Musical Instrument
  5. Sigismond Stojowski: Mind in Piano Study
  6. Rudolph Ganz: Conserving Energy in Piano Practise
  7. Tina Lerner (1890-1960?): An Audience the Best Teacher
  8. Ethel Leginska: Relaxation the Keynote of Modern Piano Playing
  9. Bertha Feiring Tapper: Mastering Piano Problems
  10. Carl M. Roeder (possibly Karl Roeder?): Problems of Piano Teachers
  11. Katharine Goodson: An Artist at Home
  12. Mark Hambourg: Form, Technic, and Expression
  13. Tobias Matthay: Watching the Artist Teacher at Work
  14. Harold Bauer: The Question of Piano Tone
  15. A Visit to Raoul Pugno: Training the Child
  16. Thuel Burnham (1884-?): The "Melody" and "Coloratura" Hand
  17. Edwin Hughes: Some Essentials of Piano Playing
  18. Ferruccio Busoni: An Artist at Home
  19. Adele aus der Ohe: Another Artist at Home
  20. Eleanor Spencer: More Light on Leschetizky's Ideas
  21. Arthur Hochman: How the Pianist Can Color Tone with Action and Motion
  22. Teresa Carreño: Early Technical Training
  23. Wilhelm Backhaus: Technical Problems Discussed
  24. Alexander Lambert: American and European Teachers
  25. Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler: The Scope of Piano Technic
  26. Agnes Morgan: Simplicity in Piano Teaching
  27. Eugene Heffley: Modern Tendencies
  28. Germaine Schnitzer: Modern Methods in Piano Study
  29. Ossip Gabrilowitsch: Characteristic Touch on the Piano
  30. Hans von Bülow: Teacher and Interpreter
  31. William H. Sherwood and Dr. William Mason: Hints on Interpretation
  32. Postlude: Vital Points in Piano Playing
First Publication. 1911 – Boston: Oliver Ditson
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Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century

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Ignace Jan Paderewski
Sigismond Stojowski
Rudolph Ganz
Katharine Goodson
Mark Hambourg
Tobias Matthay
Harold Bauer
Raoul Pugno
Ferruccio Busoni
Eleanor Spencer
Teresa Carreño
Wilhelm Bachaus
Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler
Ossip Gabrilowitsch
Hans von Bülow
Dr. William Mason