Alfred Brendel was born in 1931 in Wiesenberg, Czech Republic. After World War II, Brendel composed music, as well as continuing to play the piano, to write and to paint. However, he never had more formal piano lessons and, although he attended master classes with Edwin Fischer and Eduard Steuermann, he was largely self-taught after […]
The Piano Puzzlers book is available in the O’Connor Music Studio library if you’d like to give any a try. Piano Puzzlers as heard on American Public Media’s “Performance Today.” Includes 32 tunes with songs by Gershwin, Berlin, Arlen, Porter, Rodgers, Fats Waller, Lennon & McCartney, and others disguised in the styles of Bach, […]
Today’s piece is Serenade by Franz Schubert composed in 1826. Find it in Piano Pronto Movement 4 and anthologies of classical piano music. Music Box Clarinet Boogie – see if you can find the melody!