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* Messiaen's Huit Preludes

The Huit Préludes are among Messiaen’s early works. He was only twenty years old at the time the Preludes were written.  He had not yet undertaken to experiment with rhythm nor was he completely involved with bird singing yet.----------The complete article is now on our mobile-friendly site ---------Read the entire article here: Messiaen's Huit PreludesSee More
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* Piano Adventures Level 1 - Nancy and Randall Faber

Piano Adventures Level 1 – Nancy and Randall FaberThis series of books works very well for the young beginner.  The Lesson and Performance books are particularly helpful.   Students really enjoy singing along as they play, which is excellent for their ear training.  New concepts are introduced clearly and at appropriate times. All in all, it’s a great series for the younger beginning students.----------The complete article is now on our mobile-friendly site ---------Read the entire article…See More
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* Piano Adventures Level 1 - Nancy and Randall Faber

Piano Adventures Level 1 – Nancy and Randall FaberThis series of books works very well for the young beginner.  The Lesson and Performance books are particularly helpful.   Students really enjoy singing along as they play, which is excellent for their ear training.  New concepts are introduced clearly and at appropriate times. All in all, it’s a great series for the younger beginning students.----------The complete article is now on our mobile-friendly site ---------Read the entire article…See More
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* Bach Sinfonia No. 9 F minor - BWV795 - Glenn Gould

Celebrating the great Glenn Gould:  September 25, 1932 - October 4, 1982"One can only wonder what Gould might have done had he lived a full life — he had many plans and spoke of them with customary enthusiasm — but I have no doubt that he would have loved the internet above all. Can you imagine an unfettered Gould…See More
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* Bach Air on a G String for Electronic Keyboard

The electronic keyboard is not a piano, but it can be a wonderful musical instrument.   If you use the keyboard for the things it does best, and don't try to simulate a real piano, it can be a fabulous learning and performing instrument. Here's an example of a piece that is quite lovely on the keyboard.  There is a version of Air on a G string for solo piano, but a piano cannot sustain long chords the way an orchestra can do.   It's a different piece, for sure, but nice to play and listen to:See More
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Robert Tomkins commented on KeyNotes's blog post * Tribute to Dave Brubeck - December 6, 1920 - December 5, 2012
"Paul, Same to you. R.I.P"
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"Take Five Dave. You earned it. R.I.P."
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* Tribute to Dave Brubeck - December 6, 1920 - December 5, 2012

Tribute to Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck, pianist and composer, brought a cerebral approach to his music that helped bring jazz to a new level of acceptance and respectability.  He was one of the best-known and beloved musicians of our time.  He died on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, one day before his 92nd birthday.…See More
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* Organist Michael Jon Bennett to attend 2012 Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced at Indiana School of Music

Congratulations to one of our great organists!Michael Jon Bennett has been accepted as a student for the 2012 Pipe Organ Encounter Advanced at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington in July of this year.Michael has been selected to study privately with Dr. Marilyn Keiser, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus…See More
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* Messiaen's Huit Preludes

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The Huit Préludes are among Messiaen’s early works. He was only twenty years old at the time the Preludes were written.  He had not yet undertaken to experiment with rhythm nor was he completely involved with bird singing yet.

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* Piano Adventures Level 1 - Nancy and Randall Faber

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Piano Adventures Level 1 – Nancy and Randall Faber

This series of books works very well for the young beginner.  The Lesson and Performance books are particularly helpful.   Students really enjoy singing along as they play, which is excellent for their ear training.  New concepts are introduced clearly and at appropriate times. All in all, it’s a great series for the younger…

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* Bach Sinfonia No. 9 F minor - BWV795 - Glenn Gould

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Celebrating the great Glenn Gould:  September 25, 1932 - October 4, 1982

"One can only wonder what Gould might have done had he lived a full life — he had many plans and spoke of them with customary enthusiasm — but I have no doubt that he would have loved…

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Happy Birthday, Mozart!

 
 
 

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