Archives: 2008 October

The Importance of Scales Practice

October 31st, 2008, No Comments

I am writing this as I am listening to the artistry of the D Major Mozart Piano Concerto, No 26. In my twenties, I was so fortunate to have had the leisure in my life to study all 27 of them and perform a few. The music is so fantastic – simple, pleasing, yet with […]

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The importance of correct fingering

October 31st, 2008, No Comments

Oh, not another day of bad practicing,…. In my Studio. When are my students going to learn? How many more grey hairs should I get from bad practice habits? I often feel like being the bad witch badgering my students: “You must write in the finger numbers! Each note needs to be exactly defined! You […]

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Beethoven Sonata Op 27 No 2 “The Moonlight” and Andras Schiff: the lectures Classical and opera guardian.co.uk Music

October 31st, 2008, 1 Comment

Hello all: What a FABULOUS SITE!!!! http://music.guardian.co.uk/classical/page/0,,1943867,00.html   An absolute MUST LISTEN to.   Andras Schiff speaks about every single Beethoven Sonata!   I told my students, if you are planning on playing any Beethoven Sonata or the very famous “Moonlight Sonata” Op 27 No 2, you need to listen to Andras Schiff lecture about […]

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Introduction

October 29th, 2008, No Comments

Hello all and hello to everyone who loves to create piano music: I decided to name this blog Piano How To, giving many, many helpful hints regarding practicing, playing, performing and preparing performances. My background is Classical Piano Performance, Coaching, teaching K-12 and Adult, all levels and abilities. I teach a very successful Classical Piano […]

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