Category Archives: Music History

I want to start off this video guide to the blues by saying I’m not anywhere close to being an expert in modern styles like blues and jazz. I haven’t spent as much time studying these genres, though I do enjoy them.

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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 look at the history of Tchaikovsky. We’ll talk about the life he led, some of his famous compositions, his mysterious death, and a look at his personality.

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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 of PianoTV, I want to discuss the easiest Debussy piano pieces, and the ones to avoid until you’re very skilled. Debussy’s music definitely leans in an advanced direction, so beginner and intermediate students won’t find much here.

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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 take a closer look to Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique – particularly the fifth and final movement from the symphony, “witches’ sabbath”.

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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.