The 11th Finger: A History of Piano Etudes

Mannes School of Music: Performance

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Majors Only

A History of Piano Etudes

Spring 2021

Taught By: Jenny Lin

Section: A

CRN: 6192

Credits: 2

The Piano Etude remains one of the most popular musical compositions in keyboard literature. This course provides a broad survey of the history of Piano Etudes and its most significant repertory from J. S. Bach to Philip Glass. Through in class coaching, performance, lectures and discussions, students will further explore the concept of keyboard virtuosity and investigate the social, cultural and historical influences that transformed the Piano Etudes from practice rooms to concert halls. Designed for all piano majors, the course will feature illustrated lectures, demonstrations, and guest speakers. It will also guide students with repertoire building and recital programming. In-class presentations and discussions are essential parts of the class. A final performance incorporating spoken remarks about the works to be performed will be required.

College: Mannes School of Music (MC)

Department: Performance (CAPR)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Group Lessons (G)

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:01pm 7/4/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:40pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 309

Date Range: 1/20/2021 - 5/5/2021