Performance Practices in Romantic Piano Music
By Maurice Hinson
Alfred Masterwork Edition
Textbook - Piano (DVD)
The piano repertoire of the Romantic era is explored in this richly produced DVD. Dr. Maurice Hinson examines the performance practices of the era and discusses the influence that literature and art had on the composers of the period. Dance forms, nationalistic influences, pedaling, dynamics, ornamentation, Italian terms and tempo markings are covered in depth, along with interesting historical anecdotes about the composers. One hour.