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Piano Instruction: Second Movement, Mozart Sonata in C Major, K. 545 (Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0i-2t9-4yI In this middle movement of Sonata, K. 545, Mozart emulates the opera with a spun out cantabile (singing tone) melody against a rolling, rippling broken chord bass line.  The tempo, Andante, should not be played too slowly because "Andare" in Italian means to "walk," which suggests a certain internal motion. Slower tempo designations in… Continue reading Piano Instruction: Second Movement, Mozart Sonata in C Major, K. 545 (Video)

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Piano Lesson: My 10 year old student plays Mozart Sonata in C, K. 545 (Video)

This ten year old student has been studying piano with me from age six. She is currently working on Bach Inventions 4, 8, and 13 along with the complete Mozart Sonata in C, K. 545 in C. In this video she is practicing the first movement of the Mozart composition behind tempo. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EODtPfT_ygQ The student… Continue reading Piano Lesson: My 10 year old student plays Mozart Sonata in C, K. 545 (Video)