Books - Pianists

Great Contemporary Pianists Speak for Themselves
Elyse Mach   1991
Fascinating interviews with 25 renowned pianists: Ashkenazy, Badura-Skoda, Bolet, Brendel, de Larrocha, Gould, Horowitz, Ohlsson, Tureck, Watts, 15 more. Revealing, candid thoughts about themselves, their careers, music they play, life of a concert pianist. "Mach’s interviews will enhance the pleasure of any concertgoer."—People. Introduction by Sir Georg Solti. 51 black-and-white photographs.
The Great Pianists
From Mozart to the Present
Harold C. Schonberg   1987
 
Great Pianists on Piano Playing
Godowsky, Hofmann, Lhevinne, Paderewski and 24 Other Legendary Performers (Great Pianists:
Various   1999
Great pianists discuss topics ranging from piano technique and musical development to becoming a virtuoso. Included are Busoni’s "Important Details in Piano Study," Rachmaninoff’s "Essentials of Artistic Playing," Paderewski’s "Breadth in Musical Art," and much more. 2 Introductory Essays. Artist Biographies. Artists’ Study Questions. 27 halftones.
Great Pianists Speak
Adele Marcus, Gina Bachauer, Karl Ulrich Schnabel, Claude Frank, Jorge Bolet, Rudolf Firku   1978
 
Vladimir Horowitz
  
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My Life with the Great Pianists
Franz Mohr, Edith Schaeffer   1996
Franz Mohr has been head concert technician for Steinway. This book tells of his experiences with the great pianists he has worked for.

 

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