Pedal or No Pedal

Pedal or No Pedal

Pedal or No Pedal? That is the question when playing piano Baroque pieces… Baroque piano pieces: Pedal or no pedal? Most of our my advanced piano students find themselves in this conundrum: Should I use the pedal for Baroque and Classical pieces or not? Should I...
Musical Analysis – Extensions

Musical Analysis – Extensions

Musical Analysis – Extensions https://www.piano-composer-teacher-london.co.uk/post/classical-music-analysis-extensions One of the main aspects of an insightful performance for all advanced piano students is to acquire the necessary skills to analyse the pieces...
The secrets of Arpeggios and its uses

The secrets of Arpeggios and its uses

For piano students, arpeggios come as the next step within the technical work after the study of scales. For piano teachers, is the sign that their students are ready for the challenge; But for the listener, the effect is always “mesmerizing”. But...
Why 88 keys on the piano

Why 88 keys on the piano

Have you ever asked this question? Every piano student asked these questions at least once, and most of the piano tutors really do not know the answer as the explanation takes us back a long, long time ago, when the piano was seeing its beginnings.  The aim of this...
My next Haydn Performance in London

My next Haydn Performance in London

Glad to share with you all what it will be my next Haydn piano performance in London this year 2020. We must confess that the year did not start as we expected, or at least what we hoped for it. But like all, this will have its end, rather sooner than later, for...