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1. Chopin - the Greatest Piano Composer?
Frederic Chopin is of one of the greatest composers for piano that ever lived. Born in Poland, but living in exile in France for most of his life, his music often speaks of nostalgia and longing, but there is a lot more to it than that: passion, hope, joy: almost every emotion you can think of, C...
2. 5 Piano Sight-Reading Tips
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:06:53
Are you growing frustrated by the significant length of time and grueling work it takes for you to master a new piece of music? Has your irritation with the process made you think about abandoning the piano altogether? If so, I urge you to put the following suggestions to work so that you can get...
3. The Life of Chopin
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:57:46
This lens gives you a brief version of Frederic Chopin's life, together with some of the best YouTube clips of great artists performing his music.
Chopin is one of the towering figures in the history of piano music. Both the dramatic events of his life and the musical masterworks that flowed fro...
4. Piano practice tips for quick improvement
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:03:09
Sit down for a moment and think about how you practice. Whether your goal is to play piano music by the great classical composers, or to compose and play your own songs, I'm sure you realise some practice has to be done. But how should you approach it? Here are some useful tips that will help you...
5. The Challenge of Playing Mozart's Piano Music
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:58:53
This is what the pianist Arthur Schnabel once said of Mozart's piano sonatas. Not a lot of children would agree. Playing Mozart on the piano is a challenge for anyone, but an incredibly rewarding one for both young and old.
There is some truth in Schnabel's statement though, and it applies not o...
6. How To Achieve The Best Piano Posture
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:03:14
Always spare a thought for your posture when sitting at the piano.
Your posture is vital when playing the piano, not just so you can avoid annoying aches and pains but also to maintain a solid technique. Fail to sit with a good posture while placing your hands and arms in a good position and you...
7. The Life of Beethoven: A Struggle Against Fate
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:26:13
Ludwig van Beethoven is undoubtedly one of the greatest composers of any era. His symphonies, sonatas, concertos, string quartets et cetera all belong to the core of the western classical repertoire. His work include pieces that caress the ears and have become immensely popular, like for instance...
8. Piano Pedalling: A Quick Guide
Music - Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:59:50
For the beginning pianist, foot pedals are often one of the most misunderstood aspects of playing the piano. It may be difficult for the beginner to understand the necessity of the pedals or what effects they create on the notes. It is hard to decipher to connection between the pedal and keys eve...
9. Mozart's Piano Music: An Overview
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:03:10
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of history's greatest composers, wrote many masterworks for piano. This lens gives you a summary of the most important piano music genres Mozart worked in and some examples of his most famous works.
Mozart made his greatest contributions to piano music with his conce...
10. Mozart: An Illustrated Biography
Music - Tue, 26 Apr 2011 12:14:59
This is a lens about Mozart's life and work, and also a place to watch and listen to some of the finest Mozart Youtube videos. The video selections represent different stages in Mozart's eventful though tragically short life.
When Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who lived from 1756 to 1791, was a young...
11. Learning Piano: How Important Are Warm Up Exercises?
Music - Fri, 18 Feb 2011 23:21:14
Your piano teacher will probably tell you that you must practice playing every day; and the proper way to get your fingers limber enough to navigate difficult musical pieces is to begin with warm up exercises that are designed specifically for training your hands and fingers. Unfortunately, the m...
12. What's hidden in your piano score?
How-To & Education - Fri, 03 Dec 2010 16:01:59
A piano score by a skilled composer contains many clues that will help your performance; clues that you need to truly understand how they pictured the music. No performance of a piece is exactly like another, and of course you will need to put your own experience and personality into your interpr...
13. The Life of Johann Sebastian Bach
How-To & Education - Thu, 03 May 2012 09:22:04
Johann Sebastian Bach is considered by many to be the greatest composer that ever lived. He has had an enormous influence on the western musical canon; most of the later composers that we consider important - Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt - have admired and in some sense trie...
14. Do You need a Teacher to Learn to Play Piano?
Music - Fri, 25 May 2012 08:58:47
Then you are not alone. There are millions of people over the world who would like to be able to sit down at a beautiful, black grand piano, creating beautiful music by moving their hands over the black and white keys. But what do you need to get started?
Strictly speaking, you don't need anythi...
15. Finding Piano Sheet Music Online
Music - Fri, 25 May 2012 08:21:01
The good news is that it has never been easier to find. With the explosive growth of the internet you are now able to buy, order or download instantly any score you want, while before you had to run off to the store and just hope for the best. But before you go any further, read this article to m...
16. Preparing For A Piano Performance
Music - Fri, 03 Feb 2012 15:57:22
Performing in front of an audience can be quite stressful, especially if you are new to performing. Even extremely experienced musicians will feel stress before a big performance so this is nothing to worry about. However, experienced musicians will try to have procedures in place in order to pre...
Music - Sun, 22 Jan 2012 05:08:38
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