Dorothy Taubman's Teacher: The Life And Writings Of Jacob Nicolai Helmann

Adams, Andrew
June 2013
American Music Teacher;Jun/Jul2013, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p30
Academic Journal
The article presents the life and writings pianist Jacob Nicolai Helmann. It states that Helmann was the teacher of American music teacher Dorothy Taubman and a professor at the St. Petersburg Imperial Conservatory in 1906 with distinctive wrist motion technique. It also notes that Helmann made his name known in the musical community in New York and one of his writings is "The Consciously Produced Piano Tone: Most Natural Approach to the Problem of Artistic Piano Playing."


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