George Barth

George Barth is the Billie Bennett Achilles Directorship of Keyboard Programs
As the director of Stanford’s keyboard programs in the Department of Music, George Barth’s special fields include eighteenth- to twentieth-century performance practice and the piano music of Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Ives and Bartók. Along with his teaching and administrative responsibilities, Professor Barth pursues research interests ranging from eighteenth-century pedagogy to twentieth-century composition. His publications include The Pianist as Orator: Beethoven and the Transformation of Keyboard Style. Barth is also Condoleezza Rice's piano teacher.

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Condoleezza Rice and Professor George Barth her teacher
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The Secretary Of State, The Instructor, And The Piano

interview with Condoleezza Rice, George Barthvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, December 14, 2015

How the piano shaped and continues to define Hoover Fellow and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Professor George Barth her teacher.