Posts Tagged ‘information’

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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How to Speed Up a Piece on Piano

Hi, and welcome to PianoTV! Today I wanted to discuss something that many people – including myself – find to be a difficult and confusing topic. That topic is how to speed up a piece on piano. Playing quickly is one of the most difficult things to do on the piano, even with “easy” songs.…

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What is a Waltz? Characteristics of Waltz Music

I wanted to talk about the Waltz, a very famous and slightly modern-ish dance and genre (if you consider the 1800s – 1900s modern). We’ll talk about some of the characteristics of waltz music, and listen to famous examples on both the piano and orchestra. My hope is that this will give you a deeper…

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Q+A: What is musical phrasing?

Recently, a couple people have asked questions about musical phrasing, so I figured it’d be a good idea to do a quick Q+A on the topic. As always, feel free to leave any questions in the comments and I’ll try to answer them as best as I can!

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Baroque Keyboard Music: Basics of the Style

Today I wanted to do a video on Baroque keyboard music, because it’s very distinct and far-removed from modern styles of playing piano, and students often find it the most difficult style because it’s so foreign.

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ABRSM Grade 1: The Basics

Today’s episode is all about ABRSM Grade 1 (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music). In a previous video I talked about grade 1 through the RCM, so if that’s something up your alley, definitely check it out as well.

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The Devil in Music (AKA the Tritone)

Hi and welcome to the final Halloween installment this week, all about the tritone, or as it was often called in the past, “the devil in music”. This is a tone that has offended people for centuries, though our modern ears are much more desensitised to it.

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How to Read Triplets: more on rhythm

  Hi folks! Today’s episode talks about the rhythmic anomaly called a “triplet” – basically, three notes that must occur in the space of two notes. Learning how to read triplets will diversify your rhythmic palette, and who doesn’t want that?

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