Tags » Répertoire

Fall 2016 Semester Preview

With the first week of classes at ULM finished, I now have the chance to catch my breath and post a few thoughts about the upcoming semester. 603 more words

Area Horn News

Debut Album Release: Farallon Quintet Originals

We are pleased to announce the release of our debut album, Farallon Quintet Originals. We chose to highlight on our very first CD some of our original offerings by featuring works we commissioned. 632 more words

Repertoire

My Piano Repertoire Roadmap Fall 2016

After a few weeks of having a proper break from the piano (travelling, working on/drowning in my novel draft and very unlike me, just switching off 😮), I’m back with my love and have to say… 569 more words

Piano Practice

Valses nobles et sentimentales

The Valses nobles et sentimentales is a suite of waltzes composed by Maurice Ravel. The piano version was published in 1911, and an orchestral version was published in 1912. 400 more words

Repertoire

Remarkable Hands

Claude Debussy’s Études (L 136) are a set of 12 piano études composed in 1915. The pieces are extremely difficult to play, and Debussy described them as “a warning to pianists not to take up the musical profession unless they have remarkable hands”. 310 more words

Iconic Recordings

X-Art - Green Eyes (2013)

*Note: The following is about a video recommended for people ages 18+

Capri Anderson is one of the performer’s in X-Art’s “Green Eyes.” I really like the intro. 135 more words

Adult

Rendezvous with Midnight

Sheet Music Review

Regular readers here may remember the positive reviews that I have given to composer Barbara Arens’ recent publications 21 Amazingly Easy Pieces… 962 more words

Sheet Music Reviews