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Piano Traditions Through Their Genealogy Trees

Hundreds of Piano Traditions. Thousands of pianists.

The Piano Traditions Through Their Genealogy Trees project is the result of a 15-year period of research that is still ongoing. It aims to give us a broad perspective of the history of the universal pianism and their interpreters and teachers, showing us thousands of piano connections throughout time. The Piano Traditions Through Their Genealogy Trees intends to include as many pianists and teachers as possible. For that purpose, we have created dozens of genealogies, representing both individual pianists, such as The Frédéric Chopin and The Heinrich Neuhaus traditions, and national or regional schools of playing, including The Russian and The English schools of piano playing.

This is a long-term project that will require time to publish in its entirety. Every month IPAM will publish a number of Piano Traditions and will continue to do so on a monthly basis until we complete publishing all the traditions we created. Each tradition will consist of a Genealogy Tree and an accompanying Article featuring short biographies of all the pianists represented in the corresponding tree. The Piano Traditions Through Their Genealogy Trees was created and designed by pianist Daniel Pereira. It is under copyright law.

Photograph of Piano Keys

Photograph of Piano Keys

Photograph of Piano Keys

Photograph of Piano Keys

Photograph of Piano Keys

Photograph of Piano Keys