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*WHAT IS NEW (for the two weeks of Aug 12-25, 2019) — 36 VIDEOS*

  • (in 5 parts) How to Learn Fugues, using Fugue No. 2 from Bach’s “WTC”– Free Sheet Music
  • (in 12 parts) GRADE 3, Minor Triads & Inversions (BachScholar® Piano Method)
  • CHOPIN: “Winter Wind” Étude in A Minor (Op. 25, No. 11) | “SUPER SLOW”
  • (in 4 parts) CHOPIN: Fantaisie Impromptu (middle section) | Tutorial — Free Sheet Music
  • (in 14 parts) GRADE 3, Minor Scales, 3 Forms, One Octave (BachScholar® Piano Method)

GENERAL TOPICS (talks, demonstrations, and mini-lectures on general topics, newest videos on top) — 33 VIDEOS

  • Lecture on Pachelbel and His “Canon in D” (21:00)
  • Excellent Technical Regimen (Warm-Up) (11:07)
  • Always Sight-Read at Half Speed or Less (11:25)
  • Recommended Reference Book For All Pianists (5:36)
  • An Introduction to Baroque Composer, WILLIAM BOYCE (4:53)
  • The BIGGEST Error Made by Pianists (31:54)
  • Theory vs. Technique (9:34)
  • Nothing Is Ever “Finished” (12:00)
  • Recommended & Required Books for Students & Teachers (24:21)
  • Some Insight on Metronomes & Their Use — February 1, 2019 (10:15)
  • Call for “Sight-Reading & Harmony” Testimonials! (2:35)
  • Words of Encouragement for New Members! (6:11)
  • Call for Testimonials! (2:43)
  • Personalized Assessment & Recommended Practice Plan! (5:40)
  • A Short Tour Through “The Well-Rounded Pianist” (9:30)
  • The Best Source for Free Sheet Music on the Internet (15:01)
  • 7 Videos on Schumann’s Träumerei totaling 90 minutes! (3:40)
  • How To Organize Your Practice Sessions (25:16)
  • Sight-Reading Yesterday vs. Today (14:46) 
  • Do I Believe in “Warm-ups”? (5:31)
  • BachScholar® Publishing Books (Part 1) (13:52)
  • BachScholar® Publishing Books (Part 2) (8:37) 
  • Why Practice Scales? (9:10)
  • So You Want To Play Ragtime? (12:02)
  • “Meta Triads” or “Triad Families” (8:26)
  • A New Addition 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) — 969 VIDEOS

PART 3

  • 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 (40 videos):  C major & A minor (8 videos, p. 15), G major & E minor (8 videos, p. 17), F major & D minor (8 videos, p. 19), D major & B minor (8 videos, p. 21), B-flat major & G minor (8 videos, p. 23)
  • The Circle Progression (9 videos):  One video per page from pages 37-45

PART 4

  • 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 (151 videos):  GRADE 1: Steps for Sight-Reading, 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
  • Master of Harmony (17 videos):  Special Trick for Learning 4-Part Hymns & Chorales, A Review of the “7 Meta Triads” or “7 Families of Triads”, SR&H: Understanding the Chord Charts, SR&H: Understanding Roman Numerals, Example of Authentic Cadence (Page 1, SR&H), Example of Leading Tone Cadence (Page 1, SR&H), Page 1 of SR&H, Page 2 of SR&H, Page 3 of SR&H, Page 4 of SR&H, Page 5 of SR&H, Page 6 of SR&H, Page 8 of SR&H, Page 9 of SR&H, Page 10 of SR&H, Page 11 of SR&H

THE HOLY TRINITY OF PIANO TECHNIQUE — 40 VIDEOS

  • LISZT: Scales in Chords (15 videos):  (in 3 parts) C Major, (in 3 parts) C Minor, (in 3 parts) Db Major, (in 3 parts) C# Minor, (in 3 parts) D major
  • TAUSIG: Study 91 (9 videos):  (in 3 parts) Key of C, (in 3 parts) Key of Db, (in 3 parts) Key of D
  • HALL: Better than Hanon (16 videos):  (in 13 parts) All Patterns in the Key of C, (in 3 parts) D Positions

THE BACHSCHOLAR® PIANO METHOD (in progress) — 272 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 (18 videos):  (in 18 parts) The C-F-G Triads & Inversions with Exams
  • Note-Reading Exercises (20 videos):  (in 6 parts) KÖHLER, Op. 190 Nos. 5-10, 15, 20, 21; (in 2 parts) CZERNY, Op. 453 No. 1

 GRADE 2

  • Pentascales (13 videos):  (in 13 parts) The 12 Minor Pentascales with Exam
  • The Chromatic Scale (6 videos):  (in 6 parts) The Chromatic Scale 5 Ways, Two Octaves, with Exam
  • Major Scales (13 videos):  (in 13 parts) The 12 Major Scales, One Octave, Contrary Motion
  • Triads & Inversions (13 videos):  (in 13 parts) The 12 Major Triads & Inversions
  • Note-Reading Exercises (10 videos):  (in 5 parts) KÖHLER, Op. 190 Nos. 5-10, 15, 20, 21; CZERNY, Op. 453 No. 1

GRADE 3

  • Pentascales (4 videos):  (in 4 parts) The 12 Major-Minor Pentascales (Descending) with Exam
  • The Chromatic Scale (8 videos):  (in 8 parts) The Chromatic Scale: Contrary Motion from E-F Midpoint
  • The 12 Minor Scales (14 videos):  (in 14 parts) 12 Minor Scales, 3 Forms, One Octave (BachScholar® Piano Method)
  • Triads & Inversions (12 videos):  (in 12 parts) The 12 Minor Triads & Inversions

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
  • Triads (14 videos): Special Fingering Exercise: Changing Fingers on Triad, ESSENTIAL Fingering Exercise With Triads, (in 12 parts) ESSENTIAL Fingering Exercise With Triads (How To Play)
  • 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
  • Double 3rd Scales (17 videos):  (in 5 parts) Chromatic Double 3rd Scales, (in 12 parts) Major Double 3rd Scales
  • 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

HYMNS & CHORALES — 46 VIDEOS

  • Church Hymns with Embedded Sheet Music (34 videos):  from “The English Hymnal” (1906),Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 19, 27, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 67, 69, 72, 73, 74
  • Four-Part Chorales by J.S. Bach (12 videos):  An Introduction to Fingering in Hymns & Chorales (Whiteboard Lecture), (in 3 parts) BACH: Chorale No. 1 from “24 Easy Four-Part Chorales”, (in 3 parts) BACH: Chorale No. 3 from “24 Easy Four-Part Chorales”, (in 3 parts) BACH: Chorale No. 7 from “24 Easy Four-Part Chorales”, (in 3 parts) BACH: Chorale No. 24 from “24 Easy Four-Part Chorales”

PIANO CLASSICS TUTORIALS (“HOW TO PLAY”) — 65 VIDEOS

  • Baroque (24 videos):  (in 9 parts) Tutorial Series on Bach’s “Goldberg Variations, SCARLATTI: Sonata in B Minor (K. 27). BACH: Invention No. 8 (how to practice & play), BACH: “Goldberg” Aria (how to practice & play), (in 2 parts) BACH-PETRI: How to Play “Sheep May Safely Graze”, (in 5 parts) BACH: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (arr. Hall), (in 5 parts) BACH-GALYA: Air in D Major (BWV 1068)
  • Classical (5 videos):  SCHUBERT: Moment Musicaux No. 3, (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 (23 videos):  (in 4 parts) CHOPIN: Fantaisie Impromptu (middle section), Tricks to learning the Polyrhythms in Chopin’s First Nocturne, CHOPIN: Nocturne in E-flat, Op. 9 No. 2, SCHUMANN: Träumerei, Op. 15 No. 7 (Tutorial in 6 Parts), TCHAIKOVSKY: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from “Nutcracker” (Tutorial in 5 Parts), TCHAIKOVSKY: Dance of the Reed Flutes from “Nutcracker” (Tutorial in 5 Parts)
  • Modern (13 videos):  RACHMANINOFF: Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23 No. 5, BOLCOM: Graceful Ghost Rag, (in 5 parts) DVORAK-HALL: “Humoresque: Concert Arrangement for Piano”, How to Play “Happy Birthday” — a basic version for all pianists , (in 4 parts) COPLAND: Four Piano Blues, BARBER: Excursions, Op. 20 (No. 1)

RAGTIME ACADEMY — 80 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 (18 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, (in 3 parts) HUPFELD: As Time Goes By
  • Joplin “Super Slow” (31 videos):  Original Rags (1899), Maple Leaf Rag (1899), Swipesy (1900), The Easy Winner (1901), Peacherine Rag (1901), Sunflower Slow Drag (1901), Elite Syncopations (1902), The Entertainer (1902), March Majestic (1902), Palm Leaf Rag (1903), Weeping Willow (1903), The Favorite (1904), The Sycamore (1904), The Cascades (1904), Eugenia (1905), Bethena (1905), The Ragtime Dance (1906), Rose leaf Rag (1907), Gladiolus Rag (1907), The Nonpareil (1907), Felicity Rag (1913), Searchlight Rag (1907), Heliotrope Bouquet (1907), Sugar Cane (1908), Fig Leaf Rag (1908), Pineapple Rag (1908), Solace (1909), Kismet Rag (1913), Magnetic Rag (1914), Reflection Rag (1917), Silver Swan Rag (date unknown)
  • Other Composers “Super Slow” (17 videos):  LAMB: Sensation Rag (1908), LAMB: Ragtime Nightingale (1915), SCOTT: Frog Legs Rag (1906), SCOTT: Kansas City Rag (1907), SCOTT: Great Scott Rag (1909), SCOTT: Grace and Beauty (1909), SCOTT: The Ragtime Betty (1909), SCOTT: Modesty Rag (1910), SCOTT: Hilarity Rag (1910), JANZA: The Lion Tamer Rag (1913), BOWMAN: 12th Street Rag (1915), SCOTT: Troubadour Rag (1919), CONFREY: Kitten on the Keys (1921), SCOTT: Broadway Rag (1922), CONFREY: Dizzy Fingers (1923), BERLIN/HALL: Puttin’ on the Ritz (1930, 2009), HUPFELD: As Time Goes By, from “Casablanca” (1931)

“SUPER SLOW” VIDEOS — 166 VIDEOS

  • Baroque (42 videos):  (in 5 parts) PACHELBEL: Canon in D (arr. Galloway), (in 7 parts) PACHELBEL: Canon in D (arr. Lyapunov), WILLIAM BOYCE: Voluntary IV (Allegro section), WILLIAM BOYCE: Fugue in D Minor, SCARLATTI: Sonata in D Minor (K. 1), SCARLATTI: Sonata in B Minor (K. 27), SCARLATTI: Sonata in B Minor (K. 377), BACH-GALYA: Air in D major (BWV 1068), 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: Sinfonia No. 3, BACH: Fugue in C Major WTC 1, BACH: Fugue in C Minor WTC 1, BACH: Prelude in C-sharp Major WTC 1, BACH: Fugue in E-flat Major WTC I, (in 2 parts) BACH: Prelude and Fugue in C Minor WTC 2, (in 2 parts) BACH: Prelude and Fugue in D Minor WTC 2, BACH: Six “Little Preludes” BWV 933-938, BACH: Italian Concerto (1st movt.), BACH: Italian Concerto (3rd movt.), BACH: Aria and 12 Variations from “Goldberg Variations”, BACH: Contrapunctus 1 from “The Art of Fugue”, BACH: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (arr. Hall), BACH: “Jesu” in D Minor (the saddest of all keys) (arr. Hall), BACH-BUSONI: Speepers Wake (Wachet auf)
  • Classical (37 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.), SCHUBERT: Moment Musicaux No. 3, BEETHOVEN: Turkish March, BEETHOVEN: Für Elise, BEETHOVEN: Sonata, Op. 2 No. 1 (1st. movt.), BEETHOVEN: “Pathetique” Sonata (3rd movt.), BEETHOVEN: Sonata Op. 14 No. 1) (1st movt.), BEETHOVEN: Sonata in E, Op. 14 No. 1 (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.), BEETHOVEN: Sonata Op. 78 (1st movt.), (in 6 parts) BEETHOVEN: Sonata in A-flat, Op. 110 (complete)
  • Romantic (61 videos):  BURGMÜLLER: Op. 100 Nos. 1-25, CZERNY: Etude (Op. 740, No. 4), MENDELSSOHN: Venetian Boat Song No. 1 (Op. 19, No. 6), MENDELSSOHN: Venetian Boat Song No. 2 (Op. 30, No. 6), MENDELSSOHN: On the Seashore (Op. 53, No. 1), MENDELSSOHN: Spring Song (Op. 62, No. 6), MENDELSSOHN: Boat Song (Op. 102, No. 7), CHOPIN: Fantaisie-Impromptu (Op. 66), 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: Mazurka Op. 7 No. 1, CHOPIN: Nocturne in B-flat Minor (Op. 9, No. 1), CHOPIN: Nocturne in E-flat Major (Op. 9, No. 2), CHOPIN: Nocturne in F-sharp Major (Op. 15, No. 2), CHOPIN: Nocturne in G Minor (Op. 15, No. 3), CHOPIN: “Winter Wind” Etude (Op. 25, No. 11), CHOPIN: “Minute” Waltz (Op. 64, No. 1), CHOPIN: Waltz in B Minor (Op. 69, No. 2), CHOPIN: Mazurka Op. 63 No. 3, CHOPIN: Mazurka Op. 68 No. 3, CHOPIN: Nocturne in E Minor (Op. 72, No. 1), 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, TCHAIKOVSKY: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (from “Nutcracker”), TCHAIKOVSKY: Dance of the Reed Flutes (from “Nutcracker”),  DVORAK: Humoresque (Op. 101, No. 7), SCRIABIN: Étude in D# Minor 
  • Modern (25 videos):  PONCE: Romanza de Amor, DEBUSSY: Reverie, 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, NAZARETH: Brejeiro, NAZARETH: Odeon, NAZARETH: Nêne (Baby), NAZARETH: Bambino (Baby), ABREU: Tico-Tico no flub, KABALEVSKY: Toccatina (Op. 27, No. 12), (in 4 parts) COPLAND: Four Piano Blues, SCHULHOFF: Nos. 2 and 5 from “Hot Music”, BARBER: Excursions Op. 2 (Nos. 1 and 4) 
  • Ragtime:  see “WRP’s Ragtime Academy” (above) for its own list of Super Slow® videos 

MUSIC THEORY — 57 VIDEOS

  • Beginner Basics (17 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, Up or Down — All About Note Stems, How to Write Sharps & Flats in the Correct Order, Note Reading Basics (Part 1): The Three Directions or Motions, Note Reading Basics (Part 2): Identifying Intervals, An Introduction to Roman Numeral Analysis (Part 1)
  • Triads (39 videos):  (Part 1) The Four Types of Triads (M-m-d-A) — (“One of the BEST OVERALL EXERCISES for Piano” as seen on YouTube), (in 12 parts, Part 1) M-m-d-A Triad in Each Key Explained, (Part 2) The Four Types of Triads (M-m-d-A) — (“One of the BEST OVERALL EXERCISES for Piano” as seen on YouTube), (in 12 parts, Part 2) M-m-d-A Triad in Each Key Explained, (Part 3) The Four Types of Triads (M-m-d-A) — (“One of the BEST OVERALL EXERCISES for Piano” as seen on YouTube), (in 12 parts, Part 3) M-m-d-A Triad in Each Key Explained   
  • Composition & Improvisation (1 video):  How I Composed My “HUMORESQUE: Concert Arrangement for Piano”

GREAT PIANISTS OF YESTERYEAR — 67 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) 
  • Aldo Ciccolini (1925-2015): Paraphrase on Verdi’s “Rigoletto”, 2 Nocturnes Op. 62 by Chopin, Gymnopedie No. 1 by Satie
  • Glenn Gould (1932-1982):  Documentary from “The Art of Piano”
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