The Guinness World Record the Largest Piano goes to…DANIEL CZAPIEWSKI! Daniel is an architect in Poland that built the largest piano in the world measuring 20 feet and weighing nearly 2 tons! This record was recorded on December 30th, 2010. … Continue reading
Check out this innovative way to “play” the piano. I’m not sure I would do this with my own piano but it would be neat to try.
For a beginning piano student learning to play legato and staccato can be very challenging. When singing, it is possible to sing true legato, but on a piano it is harder. This is because you have to physically press a … Continue reading
After studying music history I have learned to understand how composers use word painting. Word painting is a musical pictorialization where the music mirrors meaning of the words. This video explores a new approach of depicting a story.
I just saw a live concert from this band Mark Berube & The Patriotic Few. It was wonderful to hear the variety of rhythmic beats, chordal colours, and perfect harmony. If you ever get the chance to see them in … Continue reading
Here is a funny performance showcasing a creative approach to playing Rachmaninov’s large spaced chords.