•   November/December 2017  

      November/December 2017  

November 28, 2017

Tax-deductible Donations

If you're planning your end-of-the-year tax-deductible donations, please consider a donation to The Frances Clark Center…
November 19, 2017

November 20

1937 - Birth of American pianist Ruth Laredo in Detroit. She died in NYC, May 26, 2005.
November 16, 2017

November 15

1914 - Birth of Cuban-born American pianist and conductor Jorge Bolet. Died in California on Oct. 16, 1990.
November 02, 2017

Keyboard Kids' Companion: November/December 2017

Famous Works Für Elise youtu.be/VL6HTVdzxAA Symphony No. 3 youtu.be/InxT4S6wQf4 "Moonlight" Sonata youtu.be/yuC1Avo4DeI Symphony No. 5…
November 02, 2017

Questions & Answers: November/December 2017

Q: This is the time of year when high school students are considering college and…
November 01, 2017

CD & DVD Reviews: November/December 2017

Currents Michael Mizrahi, piano New Amsterdam Records NWAM075 www.discogs.com ​ Whether you are an avid…
November 01, 2017

New music reviews: September/October 2017

(S3) From Sight to Sound: 6 Original PIano Solos, by Randall Hartsell.  Randall Hartsell composed…
November 01, 2017

Protecting passwords in 21st-century style

Do you panic when prompted to enter a password? It's virtually an impossible task to…
November 01, 2017

Recent Research: Nov/Dec 2017

Music with the mind Neuroscientists have created the world's first musical instrument which can be…
November 01, 2017

Poetry Corner: Nov/Dec 2017

Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 ​for Roma You were at the piano playing the "Moonlight," A…
November 01, 2017

News & Notes Nov/Dec 2017: Falling pianos and Extreme Minimalism

Falling pianos At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the annual "Piano Drop" has been a…
November 01, 2017

Unifying techniques in musical compositions

Any musical composition may be analyzed from the perspective of attempting to reveal its various facets…
October 30, 2017

Coping with cross-rhythms

One of the most frequent problems I have encountered with students in my teaching, examining,…
October 30, 2017

Moving from Sonatina to Sonata: Bridging the gap with Johann Wilhelm Hässler

Progressing from late-intermediate level sonatinas by Clementi and Kuhlau to early-advanced level sonatas by Mozart…
October 30, 2017

Pupil Saver: Set your alarm

Students are sure to make time for Kevin Olson's energetic early-intermediate piece Time's Up! (FJH).…

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