To explore more content, please use the search bar or return to the homepage.

Preludes: Musical News & Notes

preludes
Park, Zhou win 2017 Gina  Bachauer Piano Competition Chaeyoung Park and Yun-Chin Zhou earned gold medals at the 2017 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition at The Juilliard School. Park, a native of South Korea, previously studied piano with Jack Winerock and Scott McBride Smith.She is currently studying with Robert McDonald at Juilliard, where she i...
Continue reading
0
  11 Hits
  0 Comments
11 Hits
0 Comments

Poetry Corner: Nov/Dec 2017

Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 ​for Roma You were at the piano playing the "Moonlight," A name Rellstab gave it when he heard The Adagio, and remembered moonlight Flecking the waves of Lake Lucerne. But this was afternoon, in Boston, The sun lighting up your apartment Like a flare, your fingers laboring Against a dead middle-C, and an A Which twanged in ...
Continue reading
0
  9 Hits
  0 Comments
9 Hits
0 Comments

Poetry Corner: September/October 2017

Music Lesson Play the notes Not as they are (Dots on the page In patterns, trailing Over neat bar lines) But as they are meant to be. The composer is dead And so are the dots Till the player comes, Breathes life into them And in a world of luminous Sound player and listener Join hands with the music. Dots become notes, The universal song. Metre bec...
Continue reading
0
  4 Hits
  0 Comments
4 Hits
0 Comments

Poetry Corner: July/August 2017

The Quartet Crowd Scarce-breathing sphinxes, row on stonefaced row Glued to the plush as if some mesmerist Had stunned them, while onstage the four with fiddles Bob like weeds in the wind—how can they claim To love the sounds their bodies so resist? Fierce listeners are one of music's riddles. The casual, there for spouses or self-show, Uncrinkling...
Continue reading
0
  8 Hits
  0 Comments
8 Hits
0 Comments

Poetry Corner: May/June 2017

Finger II There was a pianist who developed a third index finger not to play the piano with though it sometimes did intervene discreetly in tricky passages but to point things out when both hands were busy Once in a while the finger shot from his nose to expose an obstinate cougher in the hall or emerged from beneath his tailcoat beckoning a lady i...
Continue reading
0
  2 Hits
  0 Comments
2 Hits
0 Comments

Poetry Corner: March/April 2017

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 13.0px; font: 22.0px Helvetica}p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 10.8px; font: 9.5px Gotham; min-height: 12.0px}span.s1 {font-kerning: none} On Hearing Couperin's "Rossignol en amour" Played on the Harpsichord by Ruth Dyson For an hour or more you had talked, Wittily, knowledgabl...
Continue reading
0
  1 Hits
  0 Comments
1 Hits
0 Comments

About The Piano Magazine

The Piano Magazine is the leading resource for pianists, piano teachers, and piano enthusiasts. We bring you informative, interesting, and inspiring ideas on all aspects of piano teaching and learning.

Follow us on

Terms of use

Have Questions?

We are happy to help.

Editorial questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Advertising questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Subscription questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Technical questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cron Job Starts