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Great Piannists on Piano Playing

Cooke, James Francis

Published by Theo. Presser, Co., Philadelphia, Pa., 1917
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Aahabooks (Longmont, CO, U.S.A.)

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Very good+ volume has toning of pages and side blocks, black binding with bright undamaged gilt title and filigree on front and author's name, there is a fold on pages 389-392 with smaller crease on same near upper front edge corner, no tears or markings, lovely former owner's bookplate on fep - embossed, gilt fancy with gilt and black shadow image of Victorian Lady playing Piano, (note that the po's lovely signature is very faint, almost not visible. Study Talks with Foremost Virtuosos. A Series of personal educational conferences with renowned Masters of the Keyboard, presenting the most modern ideas upon the subjects of technic, interpretation, style and expression. Contains at least 28 different Piano Players - with an additional two chapters on the Artist's life and Are Pianists Born or Made? includes b/w photographs of each of the Musicians. Note, I have listed this as 1st edition as edition is not noted, however there are two copyright dates -1913 and 1917, which may be due to the interviews presented. 418pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 003583

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Title: Great Piannists on Piano Playing

Publisher: Theo. Presser, Co., Philadelphia, Pa.

Publication Date: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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