Piano music re-imagined

Some of the most famous pieces of classical piano music have been re-imagined and redefined over the past few years. Social media is full of interesting versions of classical music which has been cleverly modernised. There is no reason why you can’t do some re-imagining of your own at home on your digital piano! Continue reading “Piano music re-imagined”

Imogen Cooper in Wendover

Piano Music in Wendover

If you are in the Wendover area this week then there is a fantastic piano concert on your doorstep! Imogen Cooper will be performing a concert of four pieces of piano music on Saturday at 7:30pm. The concert will be held in St Mary’s Church and tickets start at just £1 for accompanied school children and £16 for normal price entries. For more information about the concert and ticket purchases you can visit the official Wendover Music website. Continue reading “Imogen Cooper in Wendover”

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

Here we go again! With the recent announcement of Mamma Mia 2, ABBA have been on the minds of the masses. Ever popular, the likes of Money Money Money, Super Trouper, and The Winner Takes it All have all crept back into the charts recently as a result of the film release announcement. Continue reading “Mamma Mia!”

Flight Of the Bumblebee

Aspiring pianists everywhere aim to one day be able to play the infamous Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. This phenomenal piece of piano music is challenging for a number of reasons. The sheer speed at which it is normally played poses the biggest contest, but in order for the Flight of the Bumblebee to mimic the fast beating of a bumblebee’s wings, it really does need to be played at the speed of light. Along with the speed of the piece, it is a work of technicalities. The long chromatic passages ensure that only the most technically sound players will be able to master it!

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