The Toy Piano. From the Playroom to the Concert Platform
- Publisher: Ut Orpheus
- Code: LB 34
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Into the first decade of the 21st century, several cultural and musical initiatives around the world have increased and spread repertoire dedicated to the toy piano, making it a key player in the contemporary music scene.
All aspects of the toy piano are discussed in this book which offers a comprehensive source of information to those interested in widening their knowledge of this topic. After detailing the origin of the toy piano, its constructive characteristics and its challenging acoustic behaviour, the book provides an extensive overview of the scored repertoire, as well as an analysis of the cultural contexts which saw the toy piano continue the tradition of toy instruments in art music.
Author: Antonietta Loffredo
Publication Date: 1/2/2019
Pages: pp. 172
Size: 140x210 mm
Binding: Paperback (Soft Cover)
Code: LB 34
Ed.: Da Vinci Publishing
Music for Toy Piano by Alicia S. Reyes, Antonio Giacometti, Chris Adams, Diana Blom, Fabio Luppi, Gaston Polle Ansaldi, Gian Paolo Luppi, J.M. Block, Marco Pedrazzi, Mats O Hansson, Mercedes Zavala, Paul Smith, Rica Narimoto