PIANO, n.: A parlor utensil for subduing the impenitent visitor. It is operated...– Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary (via leadingtone)
Meet the Artist...... Leon McCawley, pianist →
Who or what inspired you to take up the piano, and make it your career? My parents didn’t come from a musical background but bought an upright for my two older sisters to learn so I am eternally grateful for that decision. For some mysterious reason I was drawn to the sound of the piano as an infant…..
Inside the Steinway factory →
Some wonderful photos - too good not to share!
The role of the musician is to go from concept to full execution. Put another...– Yo-Yo Ma (via wsupmisscamacho)
Meet the Artist......James MacMillan →
Scottish composer and conductor James MacMillan describes what influences him and what his most treasured possession is….
We should celebrate Debussy by assessing his real... →
Meet the Artist....Christine Stevenson →
Pianist Christine Stevenson discusses inspirations, influences, teachers, current projects, and what makes her tick…..
A first recording of Bach’s Concerto in D...
Meet the artist....Melanie Spanswick →
The first of a series of posts in which musicians talk about inspirations, influences, teaching, repertoire and more…..
Liszt's Sonetto 104 del Petrarca →
Thoughts on the ‘Sonetto 104 del Petrarca’ from Liszt’s Années de Pèlerinage, 2eme Année: Italie…..
Anna Stachula at The Red Hedgehog →
Liszt's postcards →
Thoughts on Liszt’s ‘Années de Pèlerinage: Suisse’