ARTICLE OF THE WEEK
Thoughts on artistic programming decisions
- Great Performers: Yuja Wang “I always preferred to start with the biggest, most difficult work”
- Ten Tips for Productive Practice Does quantity matter more?
- The Musician’s Vulnerability I sometimes get the feeling people think musicians are invincible...
- Schools of Influence What is the Russian sound, or French style in piano playing?
- A Selected Reading List for Pianists Please also share your choices!
- Alexandra Dovgan Get in touch with the 12 year-old Russian pianist
MUSIC OF THE WEEK
The pavane was the court dance of England starting in the 16th century. It was the inspiration for hundreds of pieces of ensemble, keyboard, and lute music. It was designed as a processional dance and was perfect for showing off your court clothes.