Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
Piano performance practices of the late 1900s are the focus of this video. It is one of a six-part series that chronicles the development of various performance techniques over the centuries, since the Baroque era. Dr. Maurice Rinson, music historian, and keyboard professor Stewart Gordon take the viewer on a musical tour. In this episode, they look at the late 20th century, with its emphasis on non-tonal music and jazz influences. Works of significant artists are presented, within a cultural context of art, literature, and societal trends.
Baroque-Era, keyboards [music], music, piano