Heinrich Gustaw Neuhaus was a pianist and teacher of German and Polish extraction. Part of a His piano textbook The Art of Piano Playing () is regarded as one of the most authoritative and widely used approaches to the subject. The Art of Piano Playing by Heinrich Neuhaus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Heinrich Neuhaus The Art of Piano Playing (), In Lieu of a Preface. As for the piano, I was left to my own devices practically from the age of twelve.

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A deaf Beethoven created for the piano sounds never heard before and thus predetermined the development of the piano for several decades to come. ZhuoYing Looi rated it liked it Dec 23, Elisabeth rated it really liked it Jun 09, His mother, Olga Blumenfeld, was sister of Felix Blumenfeld, a distinguished pianist, conductor and teacher.

I can’t believe this book is in my hands now.

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I do plan on rereading it after I make progress with the piano. He was a lifelong friend of Boris Pasternakand Osip Mandelstam expressed his admiration for Neuhaus’s playing in a poem. In addition, he also served as director of the Moscow Conservatory between and Non un trattato o qualsiasi altra forma che cerchi di affrontare l’arte del pianoforte nel suo complesso, ma una semplice serie di consigli ed esperienze esemplificative e pregne di significato.


Stanislav Bunin is his grandson. Dan Torres rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Gurka rated it really liked it Jan 04, Neuhaus is the teacher of the great pianists: ElizavetgradRussian Empire. Part of a musical dynasty, he grew up in a Polish-speaking household.


Henryk Harry NeuhausRussian: Blog Stats 1, hits. One of the best books I’ve ever read. Views Read Edit View history. Sviatoslav Richter talks at length about his studies with Neuhaus in the film Richter: There are no discussion heknrich on this book yet. His legacy continues today and many teachers around the world regard this book as the most authoritative on the subject of piano playing.

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In other projects Wikiquote. My Young Years 1st ed. Heinrich Gustaw Neuhaus Polish: Heinrich Neuhaus was, strictly speaking, self-taught, and the main heinrlch influence on his musical development came from Felix Blumenfeld.

Book Description This classic was written by a legendary piano teacher 14 and student of Godowsky 14 who trained Vladimir Horowitz, Sviatoslav Richter, Radu Lupu, Emil Heinirch, and many other famous virtuosos.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Quotes from The Art of Piano Neuhaus was renowned for the poetic magnetism of his playing and for nuehaus artistic refinement. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat He returned to Russia at the outbreak of the First World War.

He mentions that he does not want to write a textbook because too many have already been written.

The Art of Piano Playing. His own playing was renowned for its poetic magnetism and artistic refinement.

Heinrich Neuhaus

He has an annoying habit heinroch constantly addressing the reader and of defending himself against imaginary critics, but playlng than that he writes with the strong voice of a man who has spent his whole life in the service o An interesting book by a legendary teacher who trained the likes of Vladimir Horowitz, Sviatoslav Richter, Radu Lupu, and others.


Stefan Bonev rated it it was amazing Nov 29, He himself was tutored by Heinrich’s father, Gustaw Neuhaus.

Jul 27, Aliosha Bielenberg rated it liked it Shelves: Stanislav NeuhausHeinrich’s son by his first wife Zinaida, who later married Pasternak inwas also a noted pianist. Jan 21, Carol Bodnarchuk rated it really liked it. If you find joy and value in what I do, please consider making a donation to support the continuance of the site. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His piano textbook The Art of Piano Playing is regarded as one of the most authoritative and widely used approaches to the subject.

Emil Gilels, Richter and Horowitz. Henrich Neuhaus was born in in Elisavetgrad in central Ukraine now Kirovograd into a family of playung. Retrieved from ” https: Want to Read saving…. Seldom have artistic gifts been so closely matched by the qualities of selfless devotion, deep humanity, true culture and a great capacity for bestowing and winning friendship.

He returned to Russia at the outbreak of the First World War.