Monthly Archives: September 2016

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In today’s episode of PianoTV, we’re going to look at Impressionist music. We’ll talk about the composers who played a role in this sound movement (namely Debussy), what the impressionist style sounds like, and characteristics of the music.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

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Hi friends, and welcome to another episode of PianoTV! We’re back today with a tutorial that was requested – a simplified version of Winter Wind by Chopin (Etude op. 25 no. 11 in A minor).

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

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Today we’re going to look at Chopin’s most famous piece, his Nocturne op. 9 no. 2. This music analysis video was a request, and as always, if there are any other famous classical pieces you want me to look at, let me know in the comments.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

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In today’s episode of PianoTV, I want to discuss the easiest Chopin pieces, and the ones to avoid until you’re very skilled. So much of Chopin’s music is extremely difficult, and even his easiest pieces are at an intermediate-early advanced level.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

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Today we’ll be discussing the musical genre of the Polonaise, which is a Polish dance that appears in a fairly diverse range of piano music. Guys from earlier time periods, like Bach and Beethoven (both German), made use of the Polonaise, but the most famous Polonaises were composed by Frederic Chopin (Polish by birth).

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.