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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

Why Online Music Lessons Are So Effective

Why Online Music Lessons Are So Effective

by Paul Casserly

With the dawn of the internet, there is now a decades-old argument as to whether or not learning an instrument or piece of music online is better, or if musicians should merely stick with the traditional in-person approach. This article will attempt to shed light on both sides of this debate.  Continue reading Why Online Music Lessons Are So Effective

“Amado Mio” romantic and dark side of love

Classic song “Amado Mio” arranged for piano and cello

By Irma de Jong

Fulvia Mancini developed the special idea of re-arranging this song by the Italian composer Beddini.  “Amado Mio” is a song from the classic 1946 film noir Gilda, written by Doris Fisher and Allan Roberts . The piece was lip- synched by Rita Hayworth and sung by Anita Kert Ellis. Grace Jones’s rendition of the song on her 1989 album Bulletproof Heart is the most well known. The idea of creating a bridge between classic and modern

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