adult piano students, Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook, Baroque music, Bay area, blog, blogger, blogging, classissima, classissima.com, Faber Older beginner Accelerated Piano Adventures, Faber the Developing Artist Series, piano practicing, piano repertoire, piano student, piano studio, piano teacher, piano teaching repertoire, Piano World, pianoworld, pianoworld.com, playing piano, Shirley Kirsten, Shirley Kirsten blog, Shirley Smith Kirsten, talkclassical.com, Teach Street, teaching piano, traditional piano teaching, uk-piano-forums, word press, wordpress.com, you tube, you tube video

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 Magdalena's Notebook. Transcribed to "G Position" by Randall Faber and reduced to a fraction of… Continue reading My Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook favorites, and why it’s best to play the real deal (Video)

Bach to nature, Baroque music, blog, blogger, blogging, California, March in D by C.P.E. Bach, National Geographic, Oberlin Conservatory, pianist, piano, piano addict, Piano World, pianoaddict.com, Pianostreet.com, The Audubon Society, video montage, video performances, whole body music listening, word press, wordpress.com, you tube, you tube video

Bach to Nature, Part 2: The Avian Shuffle

I returned to Oso De Oro Park in Fresno, California to film geese, ducks, and gulls doing their lighthearted shuffles. A Baroque March framed the landscape. These birds produced quite a show. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z67Y7QM5jGI Back story: The gates to the lake area were closed, so I was under a considerable handicap in catching the scenes I… Continue reading Bach to Nature, Part 2: The Avian Shuffle