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Men, Women and Pianos

A Social History

by Arthur Loesser

  • 242 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Musical Instruments - Piano,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Social Science,
  • Music / General,
  • History,
  • Piano

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages672
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7636471M
    ISBN 100486265439
    ISBN 109780486265438

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While physical piano teachers have become mostly women, virtual piano teachers on platforms such as Youtube and Facebook are mostly men!. Yep, men make the majority of piano tutorials on YouTube. Men, Women And Pianos: A Social History (Dover Books On Music) – Paperback – (Febru ) Add to wishlist Added to wishlist Removed from wishlist 0.

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#BKSP-2 Men, Women, Pianos PIANOS AND THEIR MAKERS (Alfred Dolge) History of piano industry prior to pages. #BKSP-3 Pianos & Their Makers THE EDUCATED PIANO (Ed McMorrow.

So how do men and women approach the piano. For argument’s sake, let’s say that men will tend to have larger hands and arms, while women will tend to have smaller hands and arms. Men will typically be able to play larger chords almost effortlessly just utilizing their forearms.

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