Grand / SIMPHONIE / arrangee a quatre Mains / Pour Le Clavecin ou le Forte-Piano
/ Composee par / IGNA PLEYEL / 27:me Partie de Clavecin / a Vienne chez Artaria Compagnie / [stemma] Biblioteca Papafava
Her voice has become that of a grand lyric soprano, with a bel canto technique to support her pianissimi, sustained notes and forte-piano
that invites comparisons to celebrated divas from years past.
Her last work, a piano method entitled Cours complet pour l'enseignement du forte-piano
, conduisant progressivement des premiers elements aux plus grandes difficultes, was published in 1820 and is an extensive work, unlike any other piano method from this period.
His book Seven songs, for the Harpsichord or Forte-Piano
(1788) was the first book of music published by an American composer.
His teachers included the legendary Nadia Boulanger - a friend of Stravinsky and whose pupils included American composers Aaron Copland and Elliott Carter - and has since established an international reputation for his studies of the modern piano's forerunners, the forte-piano
for piano four hands, including dialogue cues; Sonate pour le forte-piano
composee par W.