Dr. Maurice Hinson caps off his extensive library of period anthologies and DVDs with a comprehensive look at Impressionist compositions. This beautifully engraved edition includes works by the top 20 Impressionistic composers, an extensive foreword with historical information on each composer, specific performance notes for each pieces and a look at the compositional techniques used by Impressionists. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. In the companion DVD-lecture, Dr. Hinson explores four aspects of Impressionism: early influences, performance techniques, musical characteristics and specific repertoire from the anthology. Alfred's DVDs provide a strong visual and auditory reference for stylistic and technical interpretations, which are important tools for enhancing any musical performance. 208 pages.
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