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Interpreting piano music: Should we truly realize the composer’s intent?

Matters of interpretation came up at the “Y” Gym yesterday when I bumped into the pianist from a North Berkeley house of worship. Aline is a fine musician who intersperses the service with great masterworks. Recently she played Grieg’s “Wedding … Continue reading

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Irina Morozova plays Gershwin!

Here’s a photo-imported version of “I Got Rhythm!” (Click HD) On the artist’s CD menu are the following treats: 1. Gershwin Improvisations for Solo Piano: Clap Yo’ Hands 2. Someone to Watch Over Me 3. Sweet and Lowdown 4. Maybe … Continue reading

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A musical birthday shared that can’t be overlooked

It’s still the right side of midnight on this Coast before the day melts into another, so I have a snatch of time to celebrate the birthday of two favorite musicians, Irina Morozova and J.S. Bach–both born on March 21rst. … Continue reading

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A pianist is a COLLABORATOR NOT an “accompanist”

The “A” word is officially banished from my vocabulary, even if its residual usage in books, newspapers, old reviews, can’t be controlled. To boot, anyone who’s been handed a stack of music by the High School vocal teacher to ready … Continue reading

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The viola will soar to artistic heights in collaboration with pianist, Irina Morozova

Anna Serova, incomparable violist, will collaborate with Irina Morozova, pianist in concert, Feb. 8. Don’t miss it! Continue reading

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Fingering snarls in Mozart’s Allegretto, Sonata in C, K. 545 and suggested remedies from the experts

We all have our nemesis. The last measures (68-73) of Mozart’s rondo: Allegretto, K. 545, Sonata in C Major, have ensnared me, barring smooth passage to final cadence. For others the journey is uneventful. Who knows? Size of hands, finger … Continue reading

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Pianist, Irina Morozova blends teaching and performing in a satisfying career (Videos)

Pearly words of wisdom flowed so naturally from the pen of Irina Morozova, a concert pianist and teacher, who responded graciously to my set of pointed questions. As introduction, she’s a Mannes College of Music piano faculty member and teaches … Continue reading

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Irina Morozova, pianist, shines playing Gershwin Virtuoso Transcriptions on CD!

Irina Morozova, a name that drew my attention amidst a flood of star-studded “Irina’s” in the teaching and performing realm, came through with shining colors in her nuanced readings of George Gershwin Improvisations. The CD title, “Gershwin Virtuoso Transcriptions” encompasses … Continue reading

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