B1044. COENRAAD V. BOS. The Well-Tempered Accompanist. Bryn Mawr, PA, Theodore Presser Co., 1949. 162pp. Discography; Photos; Music Examples. Front endpaper inscribed to Robert Hufstader and dated New York, Nov. 23rd, 1949 by the AUTHOR. [Memoirs of Bos’ 50 years of accompanying, from Brahms' ‘Vier Ernste Gesange’ with Brahms in the audience to post-World-War-II era.] DJ
"This memoir by the premiere collaborative pianist of his day contains numerous historically fascinating anecdotes, some of which offer an important first-hand glimpse of truly authentic performance practice. His discussion of vocal accompanying would be of great value to any pianist who performs with singers."
- Jeffrey Solow