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"Le Matin" - Yann Tiersen

“Le Matin”


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On March 2, 1991.

On March 2, 1991, Lucien Ginsburg aka Serge Gainsbourg died aged 63. He was singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor and director and is regarded as one of the most important figures in French popular music.

Why It's Difficult To Be an Artist

I made my former piano student play a Chopin prelude that’s really technically very simple. The left hand only plays nothing but chords, and the right hand is just tinkering with one simple line of melody, and it’s just some less than 3 minutes long, but it took me three hours to teach it to my kid. 417 more words

Ronald Gue

The Pitfalls And Perks Of Playing A Concert Hall Piano | Music | The Guardian

Piano lore can be summarised thus: there are good and bad pianos. This is the basic fact in a pianist’s life. Both kinds are to be found in all sizes, from all manufacturers, at any price point.

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The Recitalers first performance

So Saturday night was my shared recital with Jo Westaway (soprano) and Karen Smith on piano. Sadly Jo was unable to sing due to a sore throat, but the very talented Karen stepped in with some solo pieces to give me chance to breathe (and I’d like to think give her the chance to wow the audience and enjoy not having to follow some poxy singer). 348 more words

Diana Benson

Diana Whishaw Benson was born in 1913. The birth was registered in the Bath district to parents John Benson and Enid (née) Whishaw. Both had connections with Tsarist Russia. 711 more words