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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

RNCM Concert Hall, 23 May 2015

We were given an explanation of the evening’s programme by the engaging Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, rising impromptu (or so it seemed) from the piano. 191 more words

Music Review

Random musical selection

Although one can unfortunately tell that he’s not a native speaker of French.

Richard Armitage

What is it About Music? Part Five – Tone Color

Lilly B. Gardner, MS, MS, MPA, DPA, CNS

         If you play a musical instrument or have a favorite one, chances are you selected it because of its “tone color.” Tone color (or Timbre), as defined by musicologists, is what you hear being produced. 639 more words

Music Theory

Affirmative Action for the Piano

One takeaway from my recent experience in a Montessori school was the evident glee with which the children attacked a pentatonic balafon brought in by one of the teachers, contrasting with their apparent lack of interest in the expensive chromatic set of bells sitting on a nearby shelf. 384 more words

Music Education

Back to the Soundboard: Debussy - Reflets dans a'leau, from Images Book I

So, Debussy’s never been my favorite composer, but my teacher was so stoked about this piece, and I wanted to expand my repertoire…and that’s the story of how why I’m spending precious practice time on the Images I. 555 more words

20th Century

La plus que lente (Gerry Mulligan/Gil Evans)

as performed by the Gerry Mulligan Sextet, 1956
JSC-008 — Score and parts for trumpet, trombone, tenor & baritone saxophones, bass and drums  – 30€ 74 more words
Small Group And Combo

curbside puddle (haiku)

curbside puddle –
a maple seed swirls
into the clouds

Heeding Haiku with HA: Be Inspired
Featuring Debussy