Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli as I Knew Him

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli as I Knew Him

by Lidia Kozubek

Hardcover(2nd Revised ed.)

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This book explores the artistic principles of Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, his concert activities, his art of piano playing, as well as his pedagogy and his attitude towards his students. The author presents the biographical data of the artist as well as the list of his recordings and introduces this extraordinary artist to a wider audience, especially to admirers of beautiful music and its performers. The book aims at encouraging in particular the young to follow the high artistic principles required in such a refined and unique art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631665244
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 08/21/2015
Series: Ars Musica. Interdisziplinaere Studien Series , #2
Edition description: 2nd Revised ed.
Pages: 148
Sales rank: 760,611
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lidia Kozubek, pianist, pedagogue, musicologist; debut in 1949 working with Polish philharmonic orchestras; graduation from the Music Academy in Katowice; M.Ph. in musicology at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow; studies at the Music Academy in Warsaw; several radio and TV recordings; participation in International Courses of the Pianistic Perfection and Interpretation in Arezzo (Italy); participation in international festivals; repertoire: all musical styles from ancient to contemporary music with a focus on the work of Polish composers.

Table of Contents

Contents: How I Met Michelangeli – Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli at Close Quarters – Artistic Views and Principles – Concert Activity – The Repertoire and its Preparation – Michelangeli’s Performance Art and Playing Style – Michelangeli’s Teaching Method – Our Maestro and His Pupils – Michelangeli’s Pianistic Art - Top Achievement of Contemporary Musical Performance Culture – A Few Biographical Notes on Michelangeli – Major Recordings Authorized by Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.

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