As Valentine's Day is just around the corner, I wanted to share a playlist that is all things LOVE. LOVE is a playlist dedicated to dark chocolate, candy hearts and sweet sentiments. Happy listening!
Enjoy the following pieces:
1. To a Wild Rose by MacDowell
2. Reverie by Debussy
3. Liebestraum No. 3 in A Flat Major by Liszt
4. A Love Story by Crain
5. Songs without Words, Op. 85 No.1 "Reverie" by Mendelssohn
6. Nocturne Op. 9 No. 1 in B Flat Minor by Chopin
7. Un Sospiro by Liszt
8. Nocturne Op. 72 No. 1 in E Minor by Chopin
9. Romeo & Juliet Op. 75: VI Montagues and Capulets by Prokofiev
10. Songs without Words Op. 85 No. 3 "Passion" by Mendelssohn
11. Romeo & Juliet Op. 75: X Romeo bids Juliet Farewell by Prokofiev
12. Poeme Op. 41 No. 4, arranged for Violin and Piano by Fibich
As I frequently receive requests for music… I thought I would put together a “Winter” themed piano playlist for everyone to enjoy. These pieces capture the essence of Winter by depicting snow, wind and ice through music. Included are works by some of my favorite composers: Debussy, Chopin and Liszt and also some new artists to explore. Happy listening!
Here is an excellent article by Jennifer Weiner for The New York Times. She discusses her journey coming back to the piano after a 35 year break: “I’ll Never Be Rachmaninoff”
Take a look at this fabulous diagram “This is Your Brain on Piano” to learn more. Thanks to the student family who shared this image!
Listening to classical music can not only develop a life-long interest in the arts, but also inspire creativity in your children. Introducing classical music is simple, read on for a few ideas:Read More
I have made several exciting new updates and am pleased to launch the NEW student music education AND music library pages! The education page will change weekly and provide musical facts, history and a bit of theory. The library page is FULL of great recordings from each musical era… with new recordings added regularly! Enjoy!
No Lessons Necessary!