Baroque

The Easiest Bach Pieces (and the most difficult)

In today’s episode of PianoTV, I want to discuss the easiest Bach pieces, and the ones to avoid until you’re very skilled. Bach’s music starts from an early intermediate level (around grade 3) and gets progressively more difficult, all the way up to very advanced levels.

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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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