Performance Practices in Classical Piano Music
By Maurice Hinson
Alfred Masterwork Edition
Textbook - Piano (DVD)
Compositions by Haydn, Clementi, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert are featured in this intriguing lecture on performance practices of the Classical era. Musical characteristics, period keyboard instruments, Italian terms and more are all discussed. Dance influences, and performance conventions that are rarely indicated in the composers' manuscripts, are also highlighted. Approx. one hour.