© 1965

The Art of Accompanying and Coaching

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Kurt Adler
    Pages 3-6
  3. Kurt Adler
    Pages 18-20
  4. Kurt Adler
    Pages 21-42
  5. Kurt Adler
    Pages 43-47
  6. Kurt Adler
    Pages 48-64
  7. Kurt Adler
    Pages 65-88
  8. Kurt Adler
    Pages 89-91
  9. Kurt Adler
    Pages 92-110
  10. Kurt Adler
    Pages 111-170
  11. Kurt Adler
    Pages 171-181
  12. Kurt Adler
    Pages 182-240
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 241-260

About this book


IN WRITING a book for which there is no precedent (the tistic achievements. But, alas, there has not been such last textbooks about accompanying were written during a genius in the realm of music during the twentieth the age of thorough bass or shortly thereafter - the century. The creative musical genius of our space age eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries - and dealt has yet to be discovered, if he has been born. exclusively with the problems timely then) one must Our time has perfected technique to such a degree make one's own rules and set one's own standards. This that it could not help but create perfect technician­ freedom makes the task somewhat easier, if, on the one artists. Our leading creative artists master technique hand, one looks to the past: there is no generally ap­ to the point of being able to shift from one style to proved model to be followed and to be compared with another without difficulty. Take Stravinsky and Picasso, one's work; but, on the other hand, the task is hard be­ for instance: they have gone back and forth through as cause one's responsibility to present and future genera­ many periods of style as they wished. Only with a stu­ tions of accompanists and coaches is great.


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Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Art of Accompanying and Coaching
  • Authors Kurt Adler
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1965
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-80027-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4615-8367-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4615-8365-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 260
  • Number of Illustrations 24 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Music
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