Penelope Roskell

International Pianist & Teacher

New Book

November 2019 will see the publication by Edition Peters of Penelope Roskell’s new book: ‘The Complete Pianist’.

This book is the culmination of thirty years original research and experience of playing and teaching piano at the highest international level.

It covers all aspects of piano technique, including posture, finger touch and tone production, chords, octaves, rotation, lateral movements. Also included are sections on mental preparation, effective practice, sight reading, memorizing; phrasing, rhythm, articulation, sound, pedalling, injury prevention and performance anxiety.

The book is suitable for pianists of all levels, from beginner-intermediates to professional performers and teachers. The book will be available initially in print version with inset videos demonstrating the techniques discussed, followed shortly by a digital online version.

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