New member introduction

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New member introduction

Postby music32 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:30 am

I'm new to this board and wanted to introduce myself. I'm a pianist, teacher, writer, and recording artist who graduated the NYC HS of Performing Arts and the Oberlin Conservatory. (Performance-Piano) For the past several months I have been blogging about things piano at My posts cover technical aspects of playing such as Legato to Staccato scales; contrary motion scales; arpeggios; "From Chords to gym and back. (a bit humorous with some work-out footage tied in) etc. Interspersed video performances embedded in my writings (Scarlatti Sonatas, etc., works of Mozart, Beethoven etc) and others; short stories with a humorous dimension.. always about the piano.
One that stands out is "Funeral for a Cracked Plate," with many attached photos: ... at-emptor/

I look forward to being part of the Piano Society Community and sharing back and forth about our beloved piano.
Just as an aside, I was fortunate to have attended the Performing Arts HS during the years Murray Perahia was a classmate. His influence on so many of us was pervasive.

Shirley K

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Re: New member introduction

Postby musical-md » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:37 am

Hi Shirley,
Are the recordings @ from an electronic piano? It just doesn't sound natural to me.
Eddy M. del Rio, MD
"A smattering will not do. They must know all the keys, major and minor, and they must literally 'know them backwards.'" - Josef Lhevinne

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