Category Archives: Music History

In today’s video, I want to take a closer look at the music of Fantasia. Fantasia is a very popular animated Disney film from 1940, and almost the entire score is famous Classical 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.

In today’s episode, I want to do a tutorial for The Sick Doll by Tchaikovsky. This is a great piece that I especially love teaching grade 2-level kids, since it’s so sad and dramatic and they really seem to connect to the story and emotion of it easily.

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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.

Today we’re going to take a look at the music of Tchaikovsky in a wide range of genres. This should give you a decent sense of his musical style, and serve as a launching point for exploring his music further.

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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.

In today’s video, we’re going to be taking a look at the popular composition Ave Maria. It’s one of those works that was born from an old prayer, and has many different incarnations. Different composers transform the words into different sounds and tunes.

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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.