(VHS Video or DVD)
Maurice Hinson - Alfred Music Publishing

The rich piano repertoire of the Romantic era is explored in this richly produced video. Dr. Maurice Hinson examines the performance practices of the era and discusses the influence that literature and art had on the composers of the period. Dance forms, nationalistic influences, pedaling, dynamics, ornamentation, Italian terms and tempo markings are covered in depth, along with interesting historical anecdotes about the composers. One hour. Full color.