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This INDEX PAGE serves as a comprehensive "master list" of each category with the videos currently uploaded. The categories on this page and the videos are listed in the same order as the menu and the dropdown sub-pages above. 

WHAT IS NEW (for the week of May 14-20, 2018) -- 4 VIDEOS

      • As Time Goes By | "SUPER SLOW"
      • (1/3) TUTORIAL: As Time Goes By (LH)
      • (2/3) TUTORIAL: As Time Goes By (RH)
      • (3/3) TUTORIAL: As Time Goes By (RH + LH)

MEMBERS AREA (informal talks, demonstrations, and mini-lectures on various topics) -- 11 VIDEOS

      • Why Practice Scales? (9:10)
      • So You Want To Play Ragtime? (12:02)
      • "Meta Triads" or "Triad Families" (8:26)
      • A New Adition to WRP's Teaching Ministry (1:38)
      • Metronome Exercises & Improving Rhythm (12:53)
      • Two Announcements: Check Spam Inbox & Requests! (6:34)
      • Proper Thumb-Under & Finger-Over Motion (11:17)
      • Fingering: Not Writing In vs. Writing In (12:22)
      • Proper Thumb Height (6:43)
      • Thoughts and Reflections on Practicing "Sight Reading & Harmony" (13:45)
      • Economy of Motion & Use of the Thumbs (17:49)
SIGHT-READING & HARMONY (PARTS 3 & 4) -- 911 VIDEOS
      • Major & Relative Minor Scales Up To 4 Sharps & 4 Flats (72 videos):  8 videos per page for the even-numbered pages 14-30
      • Diatonic Chords:  coming soon!
      • The Circle Progression (9 videos):  One video per page from pages 37-45
      • Finger Independence & Legato (26 videos):  One video for each example from pages 32-36
      • Bach's Common Cadences (44 videos):  One video for all 44 examples
      • 150 Chorale Excerpts, Grades 1-2 (150 videos):  One video per example:  pages 1-50, pages 51-100, pages 101-150
      • 150 Chorale Excerpts, Grades 3-4 (150 videos):  One video per example:  pages 1-50, pages 51-100, pages 101-150
      • 150 Chorale Excepts, Grades 5-6 (150 videos):  One video per example:  pages 1-50, pages 51-100, pages 101-150
      • 150 Chorale Excerpts, Grades 7-8 (150 videos):  One video per example:  pages 1-50, pages 51-100, pages 101-150
      • 150 Chorale Excerpts, Grades 9-10 (150 videos):  One video per example:  pages 1-50, pages 51-100, pages 101-150
      • 10 Complete Chorales (10 videos):  One video per chorale:  pages 151-160

THE BACHSCHOLAR® PIANO METHOD -- 139 VIDEOS

GRADE 1

      • Pentascales (18 videos):  (in 18 parts) The 12 Major Pentascales with Exams
      • The Chromatic Scale (8 videos):  (in 8 parts) The Chromatic Scale Played Five Ways with Exam
      • Major Scales (15 videos):  (in 15 parts) The 12 Major Scales with Exams 
      • Triads & Inversions:  (in 18 parts) The C-F-G Triads & Inversions with Exams

GRADE 2

      • Pentascales:  coming soon!
      • The Chromatic Scale:  coming soon!
      • Major Scales:  coming soon!
      • Triads & Inversions:  coming soon!

GRADE 6

      • Major & Minor Scales in "Russian Style" Double 3rds (18 videos):  ARTICLE:  A Review of Scales from Grades 1-5 and the Benefit of Major & Minor Scales in Double 3rds (including analyses and explanations of the theoretically correct fingerings derived from symmetrical, mirror image relationships); One video for each of the 12 major scales in double 3rds (one octave); Six videos demonstrating and explaining the symmetrical, mirror image relationships between major scales in double 3rds

DAILY EXERCISES  (original, innovative & useful technical studies)

      • 5-Finger Exercises, Beginning-Advanced (13 videos):  (in 13 parts) Pentatonic Exercises on Black Keys beginning through advanced
      • Broken Chords & Arpeggios, Beginning-Advanced (15 videos):  (1/2) Broken Chords & Inversions (RH), (2/2) Variations on Broken Chords (RH, LH), (in 13 parts) "Spider" Arpeggios – beginning through advanced
      • Chromatic Double 3rd Scale (5 videos):  (1/5) Preparatory Exercise (Hands Alone), (2/5) One Octave (Hands Together), (3/5) Rhythmic Variations With Slurs, (4/5) Contrary Motion, (5/5) Parallel & Contrary Motion Combined 
      • Octaves (14 videos):  (in 14 parts) Octave Exercises 1-14 | beginning to advanced
      • Polyrhythms (5 videos):  2:3 Polyrhythm Exercise, 3:4 (4:3) Polyrhythm Exercise, 4:3 Polyrhythm Exercises, Chromatic Double 3rd Scale with 3:4 Polyrhythms, How to Play 3:4 and 4:3 Polyrhythms (applied to "Fantaisie Impromptu")

OTHER TOPICS

      • Other Topics of Piano Interpretation & Technique (4 videos):  Correct Arpeggio Technique, Hand Independence in Piano Playing, (1/2) Memorization Techniques, (2/2) Memorization Techniques, The Pianistic Process: Learning, Memorization, Technique

PIANO CLASSICS TUTORIALS ("HOW TO PLAY") -- 16 VIDEOS

      • Baroque (4 videos):  BACH: Invention No. 8 (how to practice & play), BACH: "Goldberg" Aria (how to practice & play)  Parts 1-2, BACH-PETRI: How to Play "Sheep May Safely Graze"
      • Classical (4 videos):  (1/3) BEETHOVEN: "Moonlight" Sonata, 3rd movt. (bars 1-20), (2/3) BEETHOVEN: "Moonlight" Sonata, 3rd movt. (bars 21-65, 116-159), (3/3) BEETHOVEN: "Moonlight" Sonata, 3rd movt. (development & coda), BEETHOVEN: "Moonlight" Sonata (3rd movt.) at Five Progressively Increasing Tempos
      • Romantic (1 video):  CHOPIN: Nocturne in E-flat, Op. 9 No. 2
      • Modern (7 videos):  RACHMANINOFF: Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23 No. 5, BOLCOM: Graceful Ghost Rag, (in 5 parts) DVORAK-HALL: "Humoresque: Concert Arrangement for Piano" 

RAGTIME ACADEMY -- 51 VIDEOS

      • Exercises (14 videos):  So You Want To Play Ragtime? (mini-lecture), JOPLIN: School of Ragtime, (in 2 parts) Left-Hand Ragtime Technique, (in 5 parts) Most Common Ragtime Left-hand patterns (C Major), (in 5 parts) Most Common Ragtime Left-hand patterns (F Major) 
      • Tutorials (15 videos):  (in 3 parts) JOPLIN: Maple Leaf Rag, (in 4 parts) JOPLIN: The Entertainer, (in 3 parts) JOPLIN: The Easy Winners, (in 5 parts) JOPLIN: Bethena
      • Joplin Super Slow® (18 videos):  Original Rags (1899), Maple Leaf Rag (1899), Swipesy (1900), Peacherine Rag (1901), Sunflower Slow Drag (1901), Elite Syncopations (1902), The Entertainer (1902), The Sycamore, (1904), The Cascades (1904), Bethena (1905), The Ragtime Dance (1906), Gladiolus Rag (1907), The Nonpareil (1907), Sugar Cane (1908), Fig Leaf Rag (1908), Pineapple Rag (1908), Solace (1909), Magnetic Rag (1914)
      • Other Composers Super Slow® (4 videos):  JANZA: The Lion Tamer Rag (1913), CONFREY: Kitten on the Keys (1921), CONFREY: Dizzy Fingers (1923), BERLIN/HALL: Puttin' on the Ritz (1930, 2009)

SUPER SLOW™ VIDEOS -- 100 VIDEOS

      • Baroque (17 videos):  BACH: Toccata in D Minor (BWV 565), BACH: Fugue in D Minor BWV 565), BACH: Courante from French Suite No. 5, BACH: Allemande from French Suite No. 6, BACH: Courante from French Suite No. 6, BACH: Bourrée from French Suite No. 5, BACH: Gigue from French Suite No. 5, BACH: Invention No. 1, BACH: Invention No. 8, BACH: Invention No. 13, BACH: Prelude in C-sharp Major WTC 1, (in two parts) BACH: Prelude and Fugue in C Minor WTC 2, (in two parts) BACH: Prelude and Fugue in D Minor WTC 2, BACH: Six "Little Preludes" BWV 933-938, BACH: Aria and 12 Variations from "Goldberg Variations", BACH: Contrapunctus 1 from "The Art of Fugue"
      • Classical (32 videos):  C.P.E. BACH: Solfeggietto, MOZART: Rondo alla Turca, MOZART: Sonata in C, K.545 (1st movt.), MOZART: Sonata in C, K.545 (3rd movt.), CLEMENTI: Sonata, Op. 36 No. 1 (1st movt.), BEETHOVEN: Für Elise, BEETHOVEN: Sonata, Op. 2 No. 1 (1st. movt.), BEETHOVEN: "Pathetique" Sonata (3rd movt.), BEETHOVEN: Sonata Op. 14 No. 2 (1st movt.), (in 3 parts) BEETHOVEN: "Waldstein" Sonata (1st movt.), (in 3 parts) BEETHOVEN: "Moonlight" Sonata (1st movt.), BEETHOVEN: "Moonlight" Sonata (2nd movt.), BEETHOVEN: "Moonlight" Sonata (3rd movt.), (in 6 parts) BEETHOVEN: "Appassionata" Sonata (1st movt.), (in 6 parts) BEETHOVEN: Sonata in A-flat, Op. 110 (complete)
      • Romantic (26 videos):  CZERNY: Etude Op. 740 No. 4, MENDELSSOHN: Venetian Boat Song No. 1, MENDELSSOHN: Venetian Boat Song No. 2, MENDELSSOHN: Spring Song (Op. 62, No. 6), MENDELSSOHN: Boat Song (Op. 102, No. 7), CHOPIN: Fantaisie-Impromptu, CHOPIN: Etude Op. 10 No. 4, CHOPIN: "Revolutionary" Etude, (in 4 parts) CHOPIN: Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, (in 4 parts) CHOPIN: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, CHOPIN: Fantaisie-Impromptu, CHOPIN: Mazurka Op. 7 No. 1, CHOPIN: Mazurka Op. 63 No. 3, CHOPIN: Mazurka Op. 68 No. 3, LISZT: Transcendental Étude No. 2, LISZT: Harmonies du soir (No. 11 from Transcendental Études), LISZT: Liebestraum No. 3, LISZT: Fugue section from Sonata in B Minor, DVORAK: Humoresque (Op. 101, No. 7), SCRIABIN: Étude in D# Minor 
      • Modern (9 videos):  DEBUSSY: First Arabesque, DEBUSSY: Clair de lune, DEBUSSY: Pagodes (from "Estampes"), RACHMANINOFF: Prelude in C# Minor, Op. 3 No. 2, RACHMANINOFF: Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23 No. 5, RACHMANINOFF: Etude in D Major, Op. 38 No. 9, KONDO: Super Mario Main Theme, RADNICH-HALL: Pirates of the Caribbean, DVORAK-HALL: Humoresque | Concert Arrangement for Piano 
      • Ragtime:  see "WRP's Ragtime Academy" (above) for its own list of Super Slow® videos 

MUSIC THEORY -- 14 VIDEOS

      • Beginner Basics (13 videos):  Learning the Circle of 5ths & 4ths, Sharps & Flats, Authentic Cadences in C Major and A Minor, CIRCLE OF 5THS (SHARPS): Major & Relative Minor Scales, CIRCLE OF 4THS (FLATS): Major & Relative Minor Scales, Easy Trick To Learning The Circle of 5ths (SHARP KEYS), Easy Trick To Learning The Circle of 4ths (FLAT KEYS), Easy Trick To Learning The Order of SHARPS, Easy Trick To Learning The Order of FLATS, Relationship Between SHARPS & FLATS, "Meta Triads" or "Triad Families", How Major & Natural Minor Scales Are Constructed, Everything You Need To Know About Intervals, The Four Types of Triads 
      • Composition & Improvisation (1 video):  How I Composed My "HUMORESQUE: Concert Arrangement for Piano"

GREAT PIANISTS OF YESTERYEAR -- 64 VIDEOS

      • The Art of Piano (Great Pianists of the 20th Century) -- Full Documentary (1 hour, 46 minutes)
      • Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano"
      • Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano"
      • Josef Hofmann (1876-1957):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano", Beethoven's "Emperor Piano Concerto (3rd movt.)"; Chopin's "G-Minor Ballade" (audio); Rachmaninoff's "Prelude in C# Minor"
      • Alfred Cortot (1877-1962):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano", Documentary and Rare Footage, Chopin's "Preludes, Op. 28" (Recording, 1933), Chopin's "Ballade No. 1 in G Minor" (Recording, 1933) 
      • Olga Samaroff (1880-1948):  Virtuoso: The Olga Samaroff Story, Samaroff's transcription of Bach's "Organ Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578" (audio, 1930), Liszt's "Liebestraum No. 3" (audio, 1921), Paul Juon's "Etude, Opus 18 No. 1" (audio, 1923)
      • Myra Hess (1880-1965):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano", Her famous arrangement of Bach's "Jesu"; "Adagio" from Bach's "Toccata, Adagio & Fugue"
      • Wilhelm Backhaus (1884-1969):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano", Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 4"
      • Edwin Fischer (1886-1960):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano"
      • Artur Rubinstein (1887-1982):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano"
      • Benno Moiseiwitsch (1890-1963):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano", Rachmaninoff's "Prelude in B Minor"; Wagner-Liszt "Overture to Tannhäuser"; Schumann's "Fantasiestucke op. 12"
      • Clara Haskil (1895-1960):  Five Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti (audio); Mozart's "Piano Concerto No. 20, K466" (audio); Schumann's "Kinderszenen, Op. 15" (audio)
      • Wilhelm Kempff (1895-1991):  (in 3 parts) Beethoven's "Moonlight" Sonata (complete)
      • Solomon (1902-1988):  Schubert's "Impromptu No. 4"; Beethoven's "Appassionata" (1st movt.); Beethoven's "Appassionata" (3rd movt.)
      • Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano"
      • Claudio Arrau (1903-1991):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano", Beethoven's "Waldstein" Sonata (complete), Beethoven's "Appassionata" Sonata (complete)
      • Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991):  Beethoven's "Moonlight" Sonata (3rd movt.), (in 3 parts) Beethoven's "Sonata, Op. 110"
      • Grigory Ginzburg (1904-1961):  Liszt's "La Campanella"; Chopin's "Waltz in C-sharp Minor"; Bach's "Siciliana from BWV 1031" (live audio, 1957); Schubert/Liszt "Ständchen" (audio, 1947)
      • Art Tatum (1909-1956):  Dvorak's "Humoresque", Three Performances of Rare Footage, "Yesterdays" by Kern and Harbach
      • Jorge Bolet (1914-1990):  Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Liszt in the 1980's on French TV;  Liszt's "Grand Galop Chromatique"
      • Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano" 
      • Emil Gilels (1916-1985):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano"
      • Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920-1995):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano", Scarlatti's "Sonata in B minor"; Chopin's "G-Minor Ballade"
      • György Cziffra (1921-1994):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano", Liszt's "Grand Galop Chromatique"; Liszt's "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6"
      • Abbey Simon (1922-  ):  A Conversation With Abbey Simon; Brahms "Paganini Variations, Op. 35, Books I and II" (audio, 1955); Live Recital (1965) -- Liszt's "Six Grand Études after Paganini" (live, audio) 
      • Glenn Gould (1932-1982):  Documentary from "The Art of Piano"

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