Composers

Chopin vs. Liszt: Teaching style showdown

Chopin and Liszt, two wildly popular Romantic-era composers, could best be described as “frenemies”. They were both excellent pianists who were wildly revered, but were basically different in every way. Liszt was all flair and virtuosity; Chopin was delicate and subtle, seldom playing louder than a mezzo forte.

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The Easiest Rachmaninoff Pieces for Piano (and the most difficult)

Today we’re looking at the easiest Rachmaninoff pieces for piano. It’s our latest installment for the “easiest of” series. We’ve done many other composers, including Chopin, Liszt, Beethoven, and Debussy, but haven’t yet talked about the easiest Rachmaninoff pieces. Mainly because the idea of “easy” Rachmaninoff is kind of a joke!

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A Brief History of Rachmaninoff

In today’s video, we’ll be talking about the history of Rachmaninoff. I had to learn how to pronounce his name for this video! We’ll talk about his life, music and personality. Let’s jump right in!

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A Brief History of Tchaikovsky

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. Let’s get started!

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