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Weekly Wrap-up: New Piano and Structured Chaos

We finally managed to have a relatively quiet week at home and get caught up on some of our lessons. Science is the one course we end up lagging behind. 630 more words

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Tomas Drevikovsky Discusses Imogen Cooper's Repertoire

Chamber music lover and Musica Viva volunteer, Tomas Drevikovsky, discusses the repertoire English pianist, Imogen Cooper, will perform on her upcoming Australian tour. Most of the repertoire focuses on the extrodinary musical and emotional kinship between Clara and Robert Schumann and their friend and protégé Johannes Brahms – and in particular on Clara, another ground-breaking female pianist. 59 more words

Musica Viva Australia

Music triggers activity in the brain

Music triggers activity in your brain and releases a feel-good chemical called dopamine and is involved in forming expectations and decision-making.

For more information see this link: http://www.hungryforchange.tv/article/the-health-benefits-of-listening-to-music

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Jenn’s Jams ♪: How To Save A Life (Acoustic Piano Ver.)

Hello friends, I’m back!

Today’s jam will be a song I am sure everyone knows well. “How To Save A Life” is a pop-rock song released by The Fray in 2004; it was the title track from their debut album How To Save A Life.

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Trafalgar Street, Brighton, East Sussex. UK. 31/07/14

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Prom 18: Mahler, Ravel and Harrison Birtwistle

The Prom on 30 July given by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and their Principal Conductor, Juanjo Mena, was one of the oddest programmes seen so far this season.  747 more words

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選擇樂器

現今學生學習一種樂器已經是不可能的事, 尤其是香港。

那當然第一先要讓小朋友自己選擇自己喜歡的樂器, 之後就要努力去協助小朋友培養。
學習新東西一定會遇到難處, 家長可能需要「從旁協助」, 例如: 調配好學習上課的時間, 每天的練習要恆常, 對學習的尊重及態度。

除此之外, 學習一種樂器, 最好就要自己家中經常要練習得到, 所以當然要有配備。
就以學鋼琴為例: 初學至一級 / 或不用考琴試的, 可去附近的琴行練習。但將來達到更好級數或要考試的話就一定要有鋼琴練習了。

以下會推介一些不同樂器學習的好處:

Strings Instruments (弦樂器), 包括小提琴, 大提琴之類, 對學生聽音有很大的幫助。Harp 豎琴是近年新興小朋友(或家長) 喜愛! 7 more words

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