Frenchman Charles Louis Hanon (1819-1900) first published The Virtuoso Pianist in 1874. It became especially well-known as the world's most often used finger exercises for piano after the 1900 G. Schirmer edition was published, translated into English. This new edition has been re-researched, with fresh and easy to read music engravings and a historical and pedagogical preface by Matthew Edwards.
SCHIRMER PERFORMANCE EDITIONS
are designed for piano students and their teachers as well as for professional pianists. These editions offer insightful interpretive suggestions, pertinent finger, and historical and stylistic commentary. Prepared by experienced artists and master teachers, these publications provide an accurate, well-informed score resource for pianists.