The Pianist’s Guide to Pedaling

The Pianist’s Guide to Pedaling

Joseph Banowetz
Distribution: World
Publication date: 09/22/1992
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-253-20732-6
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A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 1985

... a most precious book which every serious pianist and teacher must own." —Journal of the American Liszt Society

Joseph Banowetz and four distinguished contributors provide practical suggestions and musicological insights on the pedaling of keyboard works from the 18th to the 20th century.

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Table of Contents


1. The History of the Piano’s Pedals

Pedaling Techniques

2.The Right Pedal
3. The Middle Pedal
4. The Left Pedal

Pedaling Works of Selected Composers and Styles
5.Using and Pedals When Playing Bach
6.Using the Pedals When Playing Haydn and Mozart
7. Beethoven’s Uses of the Pedals William S. Newman
8. Executing Beethoven’s Long Pedals on the Modern Piano
9. Pedaling the Piano Works of Chopin Maurice Hinson
10. Using the Pedals When Playing Schumann
11.Using the Pedals When Playing Liszt
12. The Catala School of Pedaling Mark Hansen
13. Gieseking’s Pedaling in Debussy and Ravel Dean Elder

Bibliography of Sources in English