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Irina Morozova, pianist, waxes poetic about phrasing Chopin’s music in words

Irina Morozova on the faculties of the Special Music School in Manhattan, and the Mannes College of Music, imparts inspired “words” about phrasing Chopin’s music. Continue reading

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Playing the piano expressively with a full gamut of emotions (Blogged from Mo’ Joe’s Cafe in southwest Berkeley)

Today I attended a well-promoted “Shut Up and Write Meet-up.” The environment: An easy jazz backdrop with companion coffee mocha, whip cream swirl. No cell phone ring-tones or e-mail heart-song alerts. Just a noisy backdrop–children, adults, plates, forks, your order’s … Continue reading

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