Learning to Play Piano 1 Getting

Learning to Play Piano 1 Getting
Author: Denes Agay
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Bestsellers Rate: 85252
Publisher: Music Sales Ltd
Book Format: Book
Binding: None
Pages: 71
Hours of reading: 1.2 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 9,73 €

About the book

(Yorktown). A progression of melodic pieces and studies teaching the basics step by step. A fresh, unhurried and sound approach to piano study. It offers a veritable treasure of delightfully melodic, inventive repertoire to illustrate and correlate technique, theory, and musicianship.





Denes Agay Biography

Denes Agay (June 10, 1911 - January 24, 2007) was a Hungarian-born American composer, arranger and author.

Early life and education

Agay was born and raised in a small village near Budapest and began playing piano at the age of three. In 1934 he completed his musical studies at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest.


Agay conducted the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of a symphony which he composed. He worked as a film composer; one film assignment was writing the background music for Hedy Lamarr's nude scene in the 1933 film Ecstasy.Agay was Jewish, and after the rise of Nazism, he emigrated to New York in 1939. In 1942 he became an American citizen and joined the military, entertaining patients in the hospital wards. His parents were murdered in Auschwitz. After the Second World War Agay worked as a teacher, composer and publisher, and as a conductor and arranger on the NBC show Guest Star. He wrote more than 90 books about musical subjects, including a multi-volume collection of piano arrangements, The Young Pianist's Library, and in 1975 produced the popular anthology, Best Loved Songs of the American People.Agay also continued to compose. His lively Sonatina no. 3 was frequently performed by young performers at piano recitals. Agay died in Los Altos, California in 2007 at the age of 95.


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Authors: Denes Agay
Publisher: Music Sales Ltd
Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9781849382984
ISBN10: 1849382980
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Book Format: Book
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Pages: 71
Book Weight: 272.16
Book Dimensions: 220.98x297.18x7.62
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Publication date: Oct. 13, 2011
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Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

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