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Title:
Making music at the piano : learning strategies for adult students
Author:
Maris, Barbara English.
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Publication Information:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
ix, 242 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780195123265
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Written for early-level adult piano students of any age, this book enables students to play gratifying music while developing their skills. Maris discusses nearly every issue encountered by the beginner, from appropriate goals and good playing habits to how the piano works. For students who love to play as well as practice, this is the ideal guide.


Author Notes

Barbara English Maris is Professor Emerita of The Catholic University of America. Dr. Maris directed CUA's graduate degree programs in Piano Pedagogy and taught piano performance and pedagogy students from six continents. She has worked with music students of all ages and stages (pre-school through retirement years--beginning to professional levels).