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Title: Music-Study In Germany. From The Home Correspondence Of Amy Fay.
Description: London And New York: Macmillan And Co, 1887 . 0. A very good full leather binding. 8vo. 7.25" x 5.0" x 1.0" . pp.13/[1p.]/pp.328. Polished dark green calf, with gilt ruled border. Gilt crest to front board for: "Woodhouse Grove School, Apperley Bridge". Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and brown leather title label: "Music-Study In Germany. - Fay." Spine lightly sunned and corners a little bumped, otherwise a very good binding. All page edges bright gilt. Green marbled endpapers. Prize label to the verso of the front board: "Awarded to H. Holford for Chorus Singing. Present by G. W. Lance Esq. Signed by Arthur Vinter, Head Master. July 1892". Clean text throughout. A very good book. ** Amelia Muller Fay (1844 - November 9, 1928) was an American concert pianist, manager of the New York Women's Philharmonic Society, and chronicler best known for her memoirs of the European classical music scene. A pupil of Theodor Kullak, Fay travelled to Europe to study with Franz Liszt, eventually writing a comprehensive biographical sketch of the artist that can still be read today, as a part of the memoirs of her travels and studies in Germany. Fay was born in 1844 in Bayou Goula, Louisiana. She was the third of six daughters and the fifth of nine children of the Rev. Charles Fay and Emily (Hopkins) Fay of Louisiana and St. Albans, Vermont and Charles Jerome Hopkins's niece. Her sister, Rose Emily Fay, married Theodore Thomas. Amy Fay studied piano under Professor John Knowles Paine of Harvard and at the New England Conservatory of Music. From 1869 to 1875, she continued her lessons in Germany, where she studied with the most prominent teachers of Europe; pianists Carl Tausig, Theodor Kullak, Franz Liszt, and Ludwig Deppe. Deppe's technique for piano revolutionized her playing and served as the method she was to use for her students in the years to come. See: List of music students by teacher: C to F: Amy Fay. On returning to Boston, Fay became well known for her piano "conversions": recitals preceded by short lectures. She moved to Chicago and New York, where she was associated with the Women's Philharmonic Society of New York. She died on November 9, 1928." - See Wikipedia .

Keywords: Fay Amy Music-Study in Germany Woodhouse Grove School Apperley Bridge 44925 Music: : 19th Century

Price: GBP 48.00 = appr. US$ 68.54 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 43645

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