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Piano and Song

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(4,444 Sterne; 9 Bewertungen)

This book talks about teaching, learning and performing on the piano in a delightful style, alternating between conversation and instruction. As he was the father of Clara Schumann and Robert Schumann's teacher, need I say more? (Summary by SandraG)

Cast:
Narrator: sparks0314
Dominie: Algy Pug
Emma: Sarah Holtz
Friend: Marty Kris
Bessie: ChyAnne Donnell
Herr Zach: bish
Mrs Zach: Liberty Stump
Stock: Marty Kris
Mr Buffalo: Alan
Mrs Solid: Janet248
Emily: Sandra G
John Spriggins: bish
Mrs Spriggins: SallyMC
Lizzie: Sandra G
Mr. Shepard: Alan
Mrs N.: Nadine Eckert-Boulet
Fatima: Arielle Lipshaw
Mr Feeble: Alan
Mr Gold: bish
Mrs Gold: Liberty Stump
Mr Pious: David Lawrence
Mr Forte: Marty Kris
Mr Silver: David Olson (4 hr 18 min)

Chapters

Introduction - Title Page and Prefaces

7:48

Read by Sandra G

ON ELEMENTARY PIANO-FORTE INSTRUCTION

21:32

Read by David Lawrence

AN EVENING ENTERTAINMENT AT HERR ZACH'S

8:44

Read by Kalynda

MANY STUDENTS OF THE PIANO AND FEW PLAYERS

8:41

Read by SallyMc

A CONVERSATION WITH MRS. SOLID, AND FOUR LESSONS TO HER DAUGHTER

38:38

Read by sparks0314

ON THE PEDAL

7:32

Read by Algy Pug

THE SOFT-PEDAL SENTIMENT

10:25

Read by Marty Kris

A MUSICAL TEA-PARTY AT THE HOUSE OF JOHN SPRIGGINS

16:05

Read by Nadine Eckert-Boulet

SINGING AND SINGING-TEACHERS

13:51

Read by Liberty Stump

THOUGHTS ON SINGING

35:17

Read by Alan

VISIT AT MRS. N.'S

8:13

Read by David Lawrence

SECRETS

22:03

Read by Kalynda

THOUGHTS ON PIANO-PLAYING

24:56

Read by Algy Pug

ON MUSICAL TALENT

14:14

Read by Arielle Lipshaw

EXTRAVAGANCES IN SINGING AND PIANO-PLAYING

16:07

Read by SallyMc

Conclusion

4:08

Read by Alan

Bewertungen

Excellent performances

(5 Sterne)

The book itself is worth three stars, but the performances in the audiobook are what make it five. Bravo!