Autumn 2021: Reclaiming an Alternative History: New Piano Music of Florence Price

The unconscionable neglect of one of America's greatest composers is finally encountering a slow-burn renaissance which one hopes, for all those pianists and piano teachers with progress in their sights, will become an incandescence of music-making. While those interested in the keyboard music of this composer, described by...
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Althea Waites
Dr. Armstrong's article on new piano music of Florence Price was most impressive. His comments about the pieces were informative a... Read More
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Summer 2021: Brahms Rediscovered: The Solo Piano Transcription of His Last Opus by Busoni

When Clara [Schumann] suffered a series of strokes in 1895, Brahms realized that the woman he had always loved could not live forever...His deepest feelings about her are revealed in his last great songs, the Vier ernste Gesänge, written in May 1896, as she lay dying in Frankfurt... Clara's death came on May 20, 1...
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Winter 2021: Northern Canvases: Canadian Piano Music from the Twentieth & Twenty-First Centuries

When I first came to Canada, I remember an enthusiastic introduction to a group of painters known as the "Group of Seven." For many Americans, this group and names like Lawren Harris, Tom Thompson, and Emily Carr may be nothing more than an obscure footnote encountered in an art history text, but for Canadians, these artists are important and ...
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Illuminations of the Past, Innovations of the Future: Piano Playing and Building in the Twenty-first Century

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The advent and popularization of historical performance practice in recent years has led to some wonderful innovations in piano performance. In many circles, Mozart's original and intimate ideas of phrasing are now readily reinstated and relegitimized over more long-line Romantic approaches; familiarity with Bach's ornamentation and practices of ar...
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