The Top 10 Piano Concertos Written Since 1960: Part I

As I was scrounging around for a new big blog topic, I thought, “Why not rank piano concertos?” I had already done sonatas, it seemed obvious, and there are some really great pieces out there. I especially wanted an excuse to discover new modern work. But even just trying to get a reasonable sampling from... Continue Reading →

Contemporary Spotlight: Solo Harpsichord Repertoire

It’s easy for pianists to forget the modest ancestor of the modern piano. How easy to forget? So easy that I ended up learning to play organ before I even touched a harpsichord. And the organ requires far more adaptation and training (it’s the most multitasking-heavy instrument I’ve ever encountered). But then in the fall... Continue Reading →

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