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October 19, 2019 at 8:39am

Piano recitals are actually good opportunities for piano students to bring their skills to the next level, and they are an important platform for boosting their confidence.

In fact, the benefits of piano recitals and public performances for pianists are priceless, period. Here are the top 20 reasons why performing at recitals is important.

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Piano recitals are actually good opportunities for piano students to bring their skills to the next level, and they are an important platform for boosting their confidence.

In fact, the benefits of piano recitals and public performances for pianists are priceless, period. Here are the top 20 reasons why performing at recitals is important.

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October 18, 2019 at 7:52am

Geniuses from Mozart to Leonardo da Vinci have used the Fibonacci Sequence. But what is it and why does it make great music?

The Fibonacci Sequence has been nicknamed ‘nature’s code’, ‘the divine proportion’, ‘the golden ratio’, ‘Fibonacci’s Spiral’ amongst others.

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October 17, 2019 at 9:40pm

Joseph Haydn, a famous composer, was age 77 when he died because he was suffering from an illness for a long time. It happened in Vienna on May 31, 1809.

After his burial, his head was severed and stolen. Two men who were interested in phrenology, bribed the gravedigger to steal his head. Pretty eerie, isn’t it?

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Joseph Haydn, a famous composer, was age 77 when he died because he was suffering from an illness for a long time. It happened in Vienna on May 31, 1809.

After his burial, his head was severed and stolen. Two men who were interested in phrenology, bribed the gravedigger to steal his head. Pretty eerie, isn’t it?

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October 17, 2019 at 7:44pm

When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout.

What's going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians' brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.

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When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout.

What's going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians' brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.

#DoYouKnow #parent #teacher

October 16, 2019 at 12:56pm

Vexations was found with the inscription: “In order to play the theme 840 times in succession, it would be advisable to prepare oneself beforehand, and in the deepest silence, by serious immobilities”.

The first time the piece was performed in a marathon performance was on September 9, 1963, produced by John Cage and Lewis Lloyd. Cage underestimated the concert’s duration, which went on for as long as 18 hours.

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Vexations was found with the inscription: “In order to play the theme 840 times in succession, it would be advisable to prepare oneself beforehand, and in the deepest silence, by serious immobilities”.

The first time the piece was performed in a marathon performance was on September 9, 1963, produced by John Cage and Lewis Lloyd. Cage underestimated the concert’s duration, which went on for as long as 18 hours.

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October 15, 2019 at 2:03pm

According to the "Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians", we discover there are two types of piano duets: "four hands" and the "piano duo". These are the two main ways by which two players can perform together. When both use the same piano, we term the duet "four hands". When each performs on a separate piano, they form a "piano duo".

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According to the "Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians", we discover there are two types of piano duets: "four hands" and the "piano duo". These are the two main ways by which two players can perform together. When both use the same piano, we term the duet "four hands". When each performs on a separate piano, they form a "piano duo".

#DoYouKnow #duet #duo #lesson #teacher

October 15, 2019 at 10:36am

The Cadenza is made out of concrete which is known for its high durability. It is entirely street-safe and weather-friendly because concrete is resistant to water, wind and high temperatures, as well as attempted vandalism. The first official Cadenza piano was placed in the open to endure its first storm in February 2018.

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The Cadenza is made out of concrete which is known for its high durability. It is entirely street-safe and weather-friendly because concrete is resistant to water, wind and high temperatures, as well as attempted vandalism. The first official Cadenza piano was placed in the open to endure its first storm in February 2018.

#PublicPiano #cadanza #DoYouKnow

October 13, 2019 at 4:54pm

Setting new musical heights, a German-born innovator has crafted what is believed to be the world's largest vertical piano that sits in a concert hall in Latvia.

The piano is around three storeys above the audience. To reach the keys, pianists face a long uphill climb up a steep flight of steel stairs.

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Setting new musical heights, a German-born innovator has crafted what is believed to be the world's largest vertical piano that sits in a concert hall in Latvia.

The piano is around three storeys above the audience. To reach the keys, pianists face a long uphill climb up a steep flight of steel stairs.

#WorldRecord #GrandPiano #wow #DoYouKnow

October 11, 2019 at 6:53pm

Technically-speaking, what a piano tuner does is really a subset of what a piano technician does. Simply put, a piano tuner tunes pianos and does little else, whereas a piano technician tunes pianos and does much more. Not only is a piano technician a lot more skilled than a piano tuner, he also carries a heavier responsibility in his job.

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Technically-speaking, what a piano tuner does is really a subset of what a piano technician does. Simply put, a piano tuner tunes pianos and does little else, whereas a piano technician tunes pianos and does much more. Not only is a piano technician a lot more skilled than a piano tuner, he also carries a heavier responsibility in his job.

#PianoCare #DoYouKnow

October 11, 2019 at 1:28pm

How many children does Johann Sebastian Bach have?

20!

- 7 children with with his first wife Maria Barbara Bach, his second cousin
- 13 with Anna Magdalena Wilcken

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