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I put her in the category of 'minor celebrity. The music world has these heroes not known to the general public.

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Carol Montparker - Amadeus Press, In. These autobiographical stories sparkle with vignettes of people, places and pets, but their deeper subject is that of the woman pianist in a male-dominated world.

Carol Montparker - Amadeus Press, Inc. The Blue Piano and Other Stories. The subject is not new, but Ms. Montparker brings to it a rewarding freshness of insight. Jerome Lowenthal, pianist and faculty at The Juilliard School.

Book DescriptionCarol Montparker's 31 stories are remarkable for their frankness and emotional honesty. Creative nonfiction from a life in music, they are in turn tender and intense, lyrical and riotously funny. There is a poignant friendship with the elderly, irresistible Rudi; the anguish of a marriage that needed to end; true love found later; a narrow escape from an outlandishly surreal piano; moving tales from her teaching studio; each story with its own satisfying shape and rhythm

Montparker, Carol, Anatomy of a New York Debut Recital: A Chronicle, Instrumentalist Co. (Evanston, IL), 1981. Montparker, Carol, The Blue Piano and Other Stories, Amadeus Press (Pompton Plains, NJ), 2004.

Montparker, Carol, Anatomy of a New York Debut Recital: A Chronicle, Instrumentalist Co. Montparker, Carol, A Pianist's Landscape, Amadeus Press (Portland, OR), 1998.

Carol Montparker, a leading authority in the piano world is a superb teacher, an in-depth interviewer, the author of dozens of revelatory articles and books, including her admirable short story collection, The Blue Piano and Other Stories; but above all she is a distinguished concert pianist. Her first book, The Anatomy of a New York Debut Recital, has become a classic.

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Derived from a popular series of lecture-recitals presented by Carol Montparker over the past several years ÊThe Composer's LandscapeÊ features eight insightful essays on the piano repertoire. Each chapter focuses on a single composer: Bach Mozart Beethoven Schubert Schumann Brahms Chopin and Mendelssohn. Montparker uses landscape as a metaphor for the score whether it be a well-tended garden of Mozart or the thorny thickets on a Schumann page: the topographical peaks and valleys the circuitous melodic lines the thoroughfares where all the voices convene and so on.

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(Amadeus). Carol Montparker's 31 stories are remarkable for their frankness and emotional honesty. Creative nonfiction from a life in music, they are in turn tender and intense, lyrical and riotously funny. There is a poignant friendship with the elderly, irresistible Rudi; the anguish of a marriage that needed to end; true love found later; a narrow escape from an outlandishly surreal piano; moving tales from her teaching studio; each story with its own satisfying shape and rhythm. "These autobiographical stories sparkle with vignettes of people, places and petss, but their deeper subject is that of the woman pianist in a male-dominated worlld. The subject is not new, but Ms. Montparker brings to it a rewarding freshnesss of insight." Jerome Lowenthal Pianist; and faculty, The Juilliard School "Thee pianist's latest book deserves to be read by anyone who plays or wishes to playy or ever wished to play the piano, and by everyone else too. She writes about muusic in a sane, wise, humane voice in this charming, instructive, often moving coollection." Michael Kimmelman Chief Art Critic, The New York Times ; and pianiist
The Blue Piano and Other Stories download epub
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Author: Carol Montparker
ISBN: 1574670875
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Music
Language: English
Publisher: Amadeus Press (February 1, 2004)
Pages: 253 pages