Your Introduction to Classical Music

Your Introduction to Classical Music

If you have just taken up piano lessons then perhaps you are looking for an easy way into classical music. Sometimes, classical music can seem a bit hard-core; classical composers like Wagner were fond of composing particularly long pieces of music. Some of his works are as long as nine hours long… If you are new to this genre of music then a nine hour long piece of music probably isn’t the best place to start! Continue reading “Your Introduction to Classical Music”

Treat Yourself to a Piano Concert Tomorrow

Treat Yourself to a Piano Concert Tomorrow

Nottingham is the place to be tomorrow thanks to another piano concert in a series from Martin James Bartlett. Bartlett has featured on this blog previously due to the vast number of piano concert s he has performed in – one of his performances in a piano concert is a treat for any piano enthusiast. Continue reading “Treat Yourself to a Piano Concert Tomorrow”

Young Pianist Receives Donated Piano

Young Pianist on the Radio

Another heart-warming piano related story has hit the headlines this month – the story of a kind stranger delivering a piano to a young pianist who had told BBC Radio 2 listeners that she was saving up for her very own piano. Six year old Ellie-Eve was featured on BBC radio 2 and spoke about her piano lessons, and mentioned in passing that she was saving up for a piano – on hearing this news, a number of kind people up and down the UK rang into the radio station with offers of piano donations!

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Grand statement for a grand old place

A turner-prize nominee has gone above and beyond – quite literally- in waving goodbye to the old BBC studios in West London – by dangling a grand piano from a crane 50ft above them.

grand piano dangled over old BBC studios in tribute
Making a grand statement – piano dangled over the former BBC studios in West London

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