Tag Archives: W.A. Mozart

Celebrating Mozart’s Birthday with his music

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Practicing a Mozart Andante movement, using a “singing pulse”

Murray Perahia clarified the “singing pulse” when he discussed a form of rubato, or flexible time that he believed could apply to Classical era repertoire. In an interview conducted by Sir Dennis Forman in the 1980s, the pianist, known as … Continue reading

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Piano Instruction, Mozart Sonata in Bb, K. 281 (first movement)

I explore the Exposition, movement 1, Allegro, and ways to practice within a slow tempo frame: Play Through: LINK: The Most Reviled Scale http://arioso7.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/the-most-reviled-scale-for-piano-players/

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Piano Instruction: Mozart Sonata No. 16 in C Major, K. 545, Allegro (updated Video)

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Mozart at dusk and daybreak (evading the wrath of neighbors)

I hadn’t realized I violated curfew as I recorded the first half of Mozart’s G Major Sonata, K. 283 (Presto) on Mac21 last night starting at dusk. Here in my Berkeley apartment complex, washing machines, dryers, and all music must … Continue reading

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Piano Instruction: Learning a Mozart Minuet is never simple (K. 6 in C Major)

The charming Mozart Minuet in C Major, K. 6, requires a baby-step, layered learning approach. What makes it challenging are the variety of shapes within phrases—groupings of two notes, then longer ones, and a sloping effect in some places, and … Continue reading

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Mozart Rondo Alla Turca, K. 331 updated, with instruction

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