Category Archives: Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook

A video supplement to a Skyped piano lesson (Instruction for Minuet in G minor from Anna Magdalena Bach’s Notebook)

Following today’s Skyped lesson to Pennsylvania, I created a video to reinforce instruction pertaining to the “Minuet in G minor” from the Anna Magdalena Bach Collection. This composition is attributed to Christian Petzold. My adult student wanted to study this … Continue reading

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My Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook favorites, and why it’s best to play the real deal (Video)

I was thinking about an adult student I currently teach in the Bay area who thumbed through her Faber Older Beginner Adult Accelerated Piano Adventures Method Book, and was instantly drawn to “Musette,”one of the many pieces contained in Anna … Continue reading

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