Classical Music Improvisation

Posted by Yoke Wong on 10/21/2014 to Classical Music
Have you ever used a famous classical theme in your improvisation? Many people have only heard classical music performed in symphony centers and don't think about its potential for improvisation.

Interview with world's leading pianists - Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe

Posted by Yoke Wong on 8/27/2014 to Classical Music
The video features two famous pianists, Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe. It gives us some personal and thoughtful insights into their experiences, philosophy, and methods of piano playing.

Home Sweet Home Piano Music

Posted by Yoke Wong on 5/6/2012 to Classical Music
"Home! Sweet Home!" (an alternate version of the title) is an old song with varying sets of lyrics, some of them religious in nature (indicating “home, sweet home” as being heaven, where the singer aspires to go).  However, most of us are familiar with the beginning lines that are as follows:

"Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam,
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home."

Home Sweet Home

Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel

Posted by Yoke Wong on 10/25/2011 to Classical Music

Few melodies are as instantly recognized as Canon in D, by baroque composer, Johann Pachelbel. The famous cannon has been immortalized in movies, such as Father of the Bride, and adapted by modern musicians, including the Beatles. It is a favorite piece for weddings and classical music collections.

Beethoven's Sonatas

Posted by Yoke Wong on 2/12/2011 to Classical Music
Beethoven is not a new name to the world of music. For the music buffs he is an inspiring icon. Beethoven’s musical genius has inspired generations and is continuing to do so. He immortalized himself in the world of music with his sonatas. He composed music for operas, sonatas, quartets, pianos, violin concerts and orchestras. The talented musician’s famous compositions are the Moonlight sonata, Fur Elise and Fifth and the Ninth symphonies.

Bach And Piano Music

Posted by Administrator on 2/10/2011 to Classical Music
Bach and his polyphonic music in the Baraque Classical Period.