Most Read

Hands_on_piano_keys

Tendonitis Courtesy of Mozart…Not Tennis

When an adult piano student gets tendonitis from practicing Mozart’s Rondo Alla Turca, her injury leads to a lesson in piano technique: using the whole arm. »

Piano_keys_keyboard_music_theory

Piano Keys: Theory, History, and Secrets Unlocked

Learn the history of how our modern piano keys came to be, and what they represent, from sound frequencies and mathematical relationships to music theory. »

Claude_Debussy_Marcel_Baschet

The Debussy Rêverie Amplified

Multiple perspectives for playing and interpreting the Debussy Rêverie, including communicating the music’s rises and falls through your own breath control. »

Joyce_Morton_piano_Beethoven_Appassionata

Joyce Morton Plays Beethoven’s Appassionata, Second Movement

In relearning the second movement of Beethoven's Appassionata, Joyce Morton practices fluid motions, and relates to the composer's progressive hearing loss. »

Nancy_Williams_Stanford_Womens_Network

Chopin’s Raindrop Prelude Amplified

An in-depth look at the Chopin Raindrop Prelude, with its repeated A-flats and tempo rubato, offering multiple perspectives on technique and interpretation. »