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RAVEL TZIGANE CORNERSTONE LESSON REVIEW

RAVEL TZIGANE Cornerstone Lesson Review

Professor Hagai Shaham explains the many topics of this genial composition, showing the parts which mostly express the typical Hungarian romantic style. For example, how to achieve the proper expression of the piece, and connect it to the strength of sound and tension. Continue reading RAVEL TZIGANE CORNERSTONE LESSON REVIEW

SAINT SAENS RONDO CAPRICCIOSO ONLINE VIOLIN LESSON

SAINT SAENS RONDO CAPRICCIOSO ONLINE VIOLIN LESSON

CORNERSTONE LESSON VIOLIN VIRTUOSO REPERTOIRE

The composition by Saint-Saens “Rondo Capriccioso” is dedicated to the 18th-century violinist Pablo de Sarasate, and there’s a very much audible Spanish influence in the flow of this romantic composition. It has a positive effect on the audience, but it demands precision and technique. Let’s get started! Continue reading SAINT SAENS RONDO CAPRICCIOSO ONLINE VIOLIN LESSON

BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATA NO. 23 APPASSIONATA – Masterclass review

BEETHOVEN SONATA NO. 23, OP.57, APPASSIONATA

Beethoven himself described this composition Appassionata as one of the best he ever wrote, and it is no doubt the most celebrated of Beethoven’s piano sonatas; the 1st movement, reporting the tempo indication ” Allegro assai” contains five thematic/rhythmical elements, exposed in detail by Master Teacher Gulsin Onay. for iClassical Academy. Continue reading BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATA NO. 23 APPASSIONATA – Masterclass review

Sibelius Academy using online learning musical training – experience review

Sibelius Academy using online learning musical training

Sibelius Academy, the cornerstone of Finnish music and a pioneer in online learning musical training, has long traditions. Established in 1882, the cradle of classical music education has added other genres to its palette: Jazz and Folk Music have been taught since the early 1980s and Music Technology since the early 1990s. Since 2011 the Academy is active in online music training.  Continue reading Sibelius Academy using online learning musical training – experience review

Online Paganini Caprices Video eLearning Series – Review

Paganini Caprices, a devilish challenge for many violinists

The 24 Caprices for Solo Violin were written in groups (six, six and twelve) by Niccolò Paganini between 1802 and 1817. As we all know, they demand a lot of technique, velocity, accuracy and precision from the violinist. No wonder these Caprices are both loved and hated by the majority of the players! The series is a real challenge to master. Not only for students but also for professionals and teachers.  We had a look at the
online eLearning video series Paganini Caprices with Pavel Berman. Continue reading Online Paganini Caprices Video eLearning Series – Review