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The Piano Master Classes of Franz Liszt, 1884�1886: Diary Notes of August Gollerich
The diaries of August Gollerich, secretary and student of Franz Liszt, provide a first-hand account of the Master's approach to piano teaching, his preferences and prejudices both musical and social, and his way of encouraging and befriending his students. They contain the mature Liszt's suggestions for interpreting his own works and those of his friend Chopin and of many ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by Indiana University Press
(first published May 21st 2010)
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Did you ever wonder, what Maestro Liszt could say on the performance of his works in your hands? Or maybe some other ones? What was his favorite repertoire and what piece he really didnt care for? Or his opinions on teaching and contemporary conservatory system? Then you should look into this rather slim volume. I am only little regretting they cut out any extra-musical information from the Gollerich´s diaries as they would be interesting for me as well.