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The Haydn Piano Sonata in C, UNPINNED, and matters of Memorization

Pianists are expected to perform on stage without music. It’s a controversial area worth probing. Continue reading

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The Gold Standard in piano playing (Sokolov IS a legend in his own time)

I was greeted by two e-mails yesterday that bore links to Grigory Sokolov’s digitized recital at the Theatre des Champs Elysee in Paris. (2002) The communication from Seymour Bernstein read as follows: “Stop whatever you are doing! You are about … Continue reading

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