Archive for March 2016

Baroque Period Music: Beginner’s Video Guide (Part 2)

Today we’ll continue the discussion on Baroque Period Music that we started last week. Here’s a link to Part 1 of that discussion if you missed it. In part 2 of this video, we’ll take a look at the finer points of Baroque music – specifically the topics of tonality, counterpoint and instrumental music in…

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Baroque Period Music: Beginner’s Video Guide

Today we’re going to talk about Baroque period music. We’ve talked about this subject a fair amount so far – we did a video on Baroque keyboard music, and also some styles popular in this era, like binary form and the minuet.

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Laws of Lifting: Applying Strength Training to Music

Hi friends, and welcome to another episode of PianoTV! In this two-part series, I’m joined by my friend Steve, a personal fitness trainer from way up north. He’s here to share his advice from the gym, and how it relates to musical training. This is a casual sit-down-and-chat video, but we dug out a few…

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New World Symphony Sheet Music (Easy Piano: Dvorak)

Hey guys! Today we’re going to look at the New World Symphony sheet music, which is a super-famous tune by Antonin Dvorak. The part most of us are familiar with is the 2nd movement, “Largo”, so that’s what we’ll be looking at today. This song is relatively simple – so if you’ve been playing for…

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How to Stay Motivated at the Piano (When the Going Gets Tough)

Hey friends! I wanted to do a simple sit-down video today while my laptop is at the shop. What I want to talk about is the issue of motivation – namely, how to stay motivated at the piano when you aren’t feeling it. The video and blog post cover much of the same content, so…

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