Heinrich Gustaw Neuhaus was a pianist and teacher of German and Polish extraction. Part of a His piano textbook The Art of Piano Playing () is regarded as one of the most authoritative and widely used approaches to the subject. The Art of Piano Playing by Heinrich Neuhaus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Heinrich Neuhaus The Art of Piano Playing (), In Lieu of a Preface. As for the piano, I was left to my own devices practically from the age of twelve.

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Through his maternal grandmother he was related to Karol Szymanowski who became a lifelong friend. ZhuoYing Looi rated it liked it Dec 23, In he accompanied Misha Elman in a recital in Elisavetgrad.

Heinrich Neuhaus

Horovitz was one of his most famous pupils. Henryk Gustaw Neuhaus 31 March O. It doesn’t go much into the actual mechanics but offers much wisdom on interpretation, performance and life in general.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From to he was Director of the Moscow Conservatoire, a post he relinquished so as to be able to devote himself entirely to teaching. Apr 07, Arwa Al-obaid rated it it was amazing.

J rated it it was amazing Jun 23, I can’t believe this book is in my hands now. Neuhaus was born in the Ukraine inand though his parents were both piano teachers, he was largely self-taught.

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Neuhaus is enjoyable to read, but he can be excessively chatty at times. Book ratings by Goodreads.

I gave up about a third of the way through. Brilliant teacher and beautiful writer He mentions that he does not want to heinrrich a textbook because too many have already been written.

Open Preview See a Problem? A Word or Two about Rhythm, 3. Albert rated it liked it May 23, Veera rated it it was amazing Jan 29, I don’t know of any case where the reverse occurred. Blog Stats 1, hits. His own playing was renowned for its poetic magnetism and artistic refinement.


The Art of Piano Playing

Refresh and try again. No trivia or quizzes yet. He returned to Russia at the outbreak of the First World War. The puano creative spirit imposes on the piano rules to which it gradually conforms.

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Quotes from The Art of Piano This is a definite classic on playng playing. The biggest early influence on him came from his cousin, the composer Karol Szymanowski, and his uncle, Felix Blumenfeld. His mother, Olga Blumenfeld, was sister of Felix Blumenfeld, a distinguished pianist, conductor and teacher.

Very dense and packed with insight and wisdom; this was a project that took me the entire summer to finish. Colin Scott rated it it was amazing Feb 14,