Baroque

Minuet in G Tutorial, BWV Anh. 114: Grade 3 Piano

We’re just starting to get into Grade 3 level music on this channel, so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to make a Minuet in G tutorial. This piece is in Bach’s Anna Magdalena Notebook, though he didn’t write it – a guy named Petzold did.

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A Brief History of Johann Sebastian Bach

In today’s episode of PianoTV, we are going to talk about Johann Sebastian Bach, the legend. Bach is one of my all-time favorite musicians, and there is so much to learn, both from his life and from his piano music.

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An Analysis of Canon in D (For Casual Music Fans)

Hello friends, and welcome to another episode of PianoTV. Today we’re back with another analysis for casual music fans: an analysis of Canon in D, the ever-famous wedding song. We’re going to talk about the history of the piece, listen through some of the song and talk about theory. It won’t be anything too heavy…

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Canon in D Piano Tutorial

In today’s episode, we’re going to do a Canon in D piano tutorial, also known as That Wedding Song. It’s one of those classical pieces that almost everyone knows, but a lot of people don’t know much about this tune other than that it’s used at weddings a lot. So what we’re going to do…

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Telemann Fantasia in G Minor: Piano Tutorial

Today, as a follow-up to our discussion on Baroque music (part 1 and part 2 can be found by clicking the links), I thought it would make sense to do a tutorial video on a Baroque composition – specifically, a Telemann Fantasia in G Minor. This Telemann piece is at around a grade 1 level.…

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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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Top 5 Bach Pieces in TV & Movies

Today’s video is going to be the top 5 Bach pieces in TV & movies. This is entirely based on my own opinion. I haven’t done a “top 5” or “top 10” before on this channel, but it sounded like fun so I wanted to give it a try. We’ll count down from #5 to…

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