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Art Song & Piano Pedalling II, “Ganymed” pt. B

So how should we approach Schubert’s “Ganymed?” First and foremost, take your confounded foot off the damper pedal! As I’ve ranted on before (and will continue to do so in the future I’m sure) keyboard musicians, whether it’s organists and their ceaseless slithering legato, or pianists with their obsessive use of the damper pedal, simply refuse to follow a composer’s phrasing and articulations; that is, unless it’s blatantly obvious. 1,788 more words

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Art Song & Piano Pedalling II, “Ganymed” pt.A

It came to my attention a little while ago on an online discussion concerning matters on approaching the accompaniment to Schubert’s “Ganymed” D.544. So, not having played the song before I decided to look further into it, and in typical fashion, became obsessed with it. 511 more words

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Ralph Fisher reblogged this on Mostly Music and Curmudgeonry and commented:

I thought in light of the extended time between this and the Part B, I figured it would be appropriate to repost this

Cheers to the "Lil's": A Breakdown of Rap

This may come as a shock: but I do listen music outside of alternative and rock. Being born and raised in Atlanta, it’s in my blood to love peaches, Coca-Cola and of course, rap and hip-hop music. 615 more words

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Dr.Dre Featuring Kendrick Lamar X Jeremih : "2Nite"

While I wait for this “Mercury Retrograde” bull crap to be over, why note get in tune with some good music and good vibes. An unreleased track by Dr. 65 more words

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A$AP Rocky -L$D (Love X Sex X Dreams)

Watch as A$AP takes us down a stroll inside his chaotic, and colorful world on his latest joint L$D (Love X Sex X Dreams). Equipped with utter romance and hypnotic reverie. ENJOY!!

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Art Song & Piano Pedalling II, “Ganymed” pt.A

It came to my attention a little while ago on an online discussion concerning matters on approaching the accompaniment to Schubert’s “Ganymed” D.544. So, not having played the song before I decided to look further into it, and in typical fashion, became obsessed with it. 511 more words

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Down the Rabbit Hole of Electronic Music

If electronica music and I were in a relationship on Facebook, it would say “it’s complicated.” Lately, I’ve been getting more into electronic music, and, as I learn more about digital audio and music from course work, I been thinking about it more critically. 508 more words

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