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OhioMTA Conference (3): Performance Practice Made Easy, by Marvin Blickenstaff

The next session was given by the fabulous Marvin Blickenstaff: Performance Practice Made Easy: Rules of Thumb for the Piano Student As teachers, we are always interested in fostering independence in our students — perhaps most importantly in the aspect of interpretation (making music musical and artistic). This is an elusive thing to teach. ┬áIt’s […]

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Interpretation & Staying True to the Score

This post compares two interpretations of Franz Liszt’s concert etude, Waldesrauschen. It also discusses the importance of being able to follow the markings on the score in such a way that the listener can easily hear them whether they are familiar with the piece or not.

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