"Should be a bedside reader for every author, composer, singer, critic, or layman interested in music." — Critic's Choice
An accomplished composer, pianist, writer, and teacher presents an easy and entertaining guide for players at all levels of expertise. Ernst Bacon offers valuable tips on working, listening, and playing habits in five sections that cover "The Performer," "The Learner," "The Player and Writer," "The Observer," and "Technically Speaking." This edition features an informative Introduction by virtuoso pianist and professor Sara Davis Buechner.
Reprint of the Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, New York, 1963 edition.