Abby Whiteside On Piano Playing has 19 ratings and 1 review. BB said: Abby Whiteside’s writing is a little dry for modern audiences but this book was a r. The work of Abby Whiteside and Tobias Matthay stands at the forefront of 20 century through the publication of Abby Whiteside on Piano Playing, Amadeus. SOPHIA ROSOFF’S PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH (Based on the Playing Principles Outlined in the Book On Piano Playing by Abby Whiteside, with Practice and.

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The same charge could be levelled at an influential contemporary in England, Tobias Matthaywhose only single noted pupil was Myra Hess actually not true, there were plenty more, like Moura Lympani amongst others. Whiteside majored in music at abby whiteside on piano playing University of South Dakota. Whiteside’s sense of muscular use abby whiteside on piano playing partly along the lines of the Alexander technique ; perhaps the best-known and best-formalized modern school was founded by Dorothy Taubman.

It focuses on the coordination of the upper arms downward toward the qbby and rhythmic playing which underpins powerful analytical techniques. Alice Ho rated it it was amazing Jul 23, Abby Whiteside on Piano Playing: Lists with This Book.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Wade Meyers rated it it was amazing Jul 04, Orbasan added it Apr 14, Rainer Schnelle marked it piaano to-read Feb 25, BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 14, Instead, Whiteside advocated the use of the humerus as the principal force for producing a tone at the piano—the shoulder joint, being simultaneously powerful abby whiteside on piano playing subtle, is more than capable of doing all the work of any individual finger, and moreover is whieside of maneuvering any finger into the optimum position such that a simple downward arm movement is required to sound a note.


Toni rated it it piwno amazing Oct 07, Victor marked it as to-read Jul 27, She was utterly dismissive of the exercises of Czerny and Hanonwriting:.

In spite of the remarkable results Whiteside achieved with her own pupils many of whom were far from promising when beginning lessons with hera technique based on independence of the fingers continues to abby whiteside on piano playing widely taught; although the notion is now widespread that an effective arm technique is essential to fluent playing and avoiding repetitive strain injuryabby whiteside on piano playing teachers have been willing to entirely abandon the concept of finger drilling.

Claudio marked it as to-read Mar 18, Jonathan Downing marked it as to-read Jul 10, Garret rated it liked it Oct 19, Then, upon returning to the correct key, hand positions, and tempo, many of the previous problems in technique had been overcome.

Abby Whiteside on Piano Playing

In her view, fingers are almost useless as agents of either direction or force. This reprint of the two long-out-of-print works has been eagerly awaited by teachers and students playying piano music in many countries.

Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Abby whiteside on piano playing and Privacy Policy. The talented ones progressed, the others wniteside I could do nothing about it. Books by Abby Whiteside. Berkay added it Sep 08, Hardcoverpages.

Whiteside praised the natural ability of the child prodigy and the jazz pianist, and sought to understand how an untutored technique could be capable of virtuosity.

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Many great pianists and pedagogues had few if any famous pupils, from Chopin to Dinu Lipatti – they were offering training in abby whiteside on piano playing pianism, which is often somewhat at odds against the superficial acrobatics of the contemporary concert scene as whitesife by Lang Lang.

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Although they might be tutored with much patience to achieve a certain level of dexterity, they abby whiteside on piano playing only limited strength and movement. Andrew rated it liked it May 12, Jason Dickinson rated it it was amazing Jul 29, Madame Pogany is currently reading it Jan 14, Return to Book Page. Benedict Ngwu marked it as to-read Apr 20, pinao The best review I can give is that upon whitesode I flipped the book over and started again from the beginning.

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Goodreads helps you keep abby whiteside on piano playing of books you want to read. More than even the arm, however, Whiteside advocated the playiing of a basic rhythm —a somewhat specialized term in her writings which indicated an innate sense of phrasing present in all but the most unmusical humans. Lorie rated it really liked it Apr 04,

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