Cover

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pp. C-C

Title Page, Copyright Page

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pp. i-vi

Table of Contents

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pp. vii-viii

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Preface

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pp. ix-x

It has been said that the world of music in all its cultural realizations has no end. To this axiom one might add that it is equally true for the vast body of piano literature. The astonishing quantity of music composed for solo piano over the past three centuries must certainly have exceeded the imagination of the first composers for the instrument. Irwin Freundlich in the preface to the first edition of this book noted, “no single musician can...

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Using the Guide

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pp. xi-xiv

In the “Individual Composers” section, all composers are listed alphabetically. Sometimes biographies and/or stylistic comments follow the composer’s name and dates of birth and death. Under each composer’s name, individual compositions are listed by opus number, or by title, or by musical form, or by a combination of the three. The entries in the “Anthologies and Collections” section include the editor or compiler, the publisher, ...

Abbreviations

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pp. xv-xviii

American Agents, Distributors, or Parent Companies of Music Publishers

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pp. xix-xx

Addresses of Music Publishers

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pp. xxi-xliv

Part I: Individual Composers: Their Solo Piano Works in Various Editions and Facsimile Reproductions

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pp. 1-2

A

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pp. 3-40

B

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pp. 41-202

C

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pp. 203-300

D

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pp. 301-352

E

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pp. 353-363

F

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pp. 364-404

G

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pp. 405-459

H

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pp. 460-527

I

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pp. 528-537

J

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pp. 538-553

K

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pp. 554-586

L

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pp. 587-645

M

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pp. 646-715

N

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pp. 716-731

O

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pp. 732-740

P

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pp. 741-787

Q

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pp. 788-788

R

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pp. 789-839

S

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pp. 840-962

T

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pp. 963-994

U

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pp. 995-996

V

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pp. 997-1009

W

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pp. 1010-1032

X

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pp. 1033-1034

Y

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pp. 1035-1036

Z

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pp. 1037-1042

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Part II: Anthologies and Collections

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pp. 1043-1130

This section is divided into multiple groupings, each arranged alphabetically by title. Anthologies and collections grouped into historical periods include music from different countries written over one to three centuries. The “Tombeaux, Hommages” section catalogs those collections written in honor of a composer....

Bibliography

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pp. 1131-1144

Appendix: Historical Recital Programs

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pp. 1145-1150

Alphabetical List of Composers under Nationality Designations

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pp. 1151-1162

Title Index to Anthologies and Collections

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pp. 1163-1168

Title Index to Anatomy of a Classic, Virtuoso Series, and Van Cliburn Competition–Commissioned Works and Publishers

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pp. 1169-1169

About the Author

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pp. 1170-1170