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The Complete Piano Works of 12 Composers

January 26th, 2023 in Piano Street Site News by

Piano Street’s digital sheet music library is constantly growing. With the additions made during the past months, we now offer the complete solo piano works by twelve of the most famous Classical, Romantic and Impressionist composers in the web’s most pianist friendly user interface. Last year, we celebrated Piano Street’s 20th anniversary with a new web design and new improved […]

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A Life Towards the Light – Scriabin 150 Resource List

January 6th, 2023 in Piano News by

Today, January 6 2023, is Alexander Scriabin’s 151st birthday. By acknowledging this Piano Street takes a look at events and news that happened during last year’s Scriabin 150 anniversary by providing a list of interesting and useful Scriabin resources. Scriabin 150 – Events: The Scriabin @150 A full report from the Scriabin 150 conference and celebration in Reading, UK 24-25 […]

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Take Your Seat: Argerich and Barenboim in Berlin

January 5th, 2023 in Piano Street Site News by | 9 comments

They are two world stars from Argentina and have known each other since childhood: Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim. This weekend, in three unique sold-out concerts, they perform Schumann’s Piano Concerto together with the Berliner Philharmoniker. We are immensely happy about our continuous collaboration with Berliner Philharmoniker’s Digital Concert Hall which enables us to invite our members to the live […]

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Piano Street’s Top Picks of 2022

January 1st, 2023 in Piano Street Site News by

We wish you a Happy New Year with a list of highly recommended reading from Piano Street. These are the 16 most read, discussed or shared articles of 2022. /The Piano Street Team P.S. The top list is also published here on pianostreet.com and on our Facebook page. Feel free to share the list your piano playing friends! (Top picks […]

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A Genius under the Magnifying Glass – Visiting Alexander Scriabin

December 29th, 2022 in Articles by | 1 comment

Last December, in preparation for the Scriabin 150th anniversary (2022), the new complete edition of Alexander Scriabin’s works was published, in twelve volumes. Eric Schoones spoke to the pianist and musicologist Pavel Shatskiy, who was responsible for publishing the piano works. They talked about the composer and pianist Scriabin, his piano, the influence of Chopin and the A.N. Scriabin Memorial […]

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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2022

December 19th, 2022 in Piano News by

Again NPR’s traditional season’s celebration ”A Jazz Piano Christmas”, was recorded live from The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. and offers a joyful mix of musical Christmas glitter with a real West Coast feel; all three pianists have roots in California. There was a lot of love in the air when NPR’s annual A […]

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The World of Piano Competitions – issue 2 2022

December 14th, 2022 in Piano News by | 1 comment

The World of Piano Competitions is a magazine initiated by PIANIST Magazine (Netherlands and Germany) and its Editor-in-Chief Eric Schoones. Here we get a rich insight into the world of international piano competitions through the eyes of its producers and participants. Click cover to download: Contributing Editors: Gustav Alink (Alink-Argerich Foundation), Stuart Isacoff, Patrick Jovell (Piano Street), Christo Lelie, Florian […]

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The Chopin Method – A Master Deep Dive

December 8th, 2022 in Articles by

The independent educational project “The Chopin Method” aims to bring Chopin’s technical ideas to a wider audience. By using biomechanical animations and new anatomical references, its creator Dr. Claudio Saavedra presents a series of videos which brings new light on Chopin’s views on piano playing. Anyone interested in Frédéric Chopin’s piano music and life story might know that Chopin was […]

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New Study: Playing the Piano Boosts Brain Processing Power

December 4th, 2022 in Piano News by | 3 comments

A new study published by researchers at the University of Bath demonstrates the positive impact learning to play a musical instrument has on the brain’s ability to process sights and sounds, and shows how it can also help to lift a blue mood. Publishing their findings in the academic journal Nature Scientific Reports, the team behind the study shows how beginners […]

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Mozart & Scriabin – Perfect as a Crystal

November 24th, 2022 in Albums by | 1 comment

On her debut album for the Naïve label, the Russian pianist Zlata Chochieva risks an unusual coupling: piano pieces by Mozart and Scriabin. In an interview, German magazine Pianist asked her what connects the two composers. – Ms Chochieva, on your new album you combine piano works by Scriabin with pieces by Mozart. How did you come up with this […]

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Variations on Nostalgia – Boris Berman Plays Brahms and Silvestrov

November 8th, 2022 in Albums by

In recent months, the 85-year-old Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov has received the world’s attention more than ever due to the ongoing war. Silvestrov’s piano music covers more than half a century, and it would be hard to find a better proponent for it than the composer’s longtime friend Boris Berman, whose coming album offers a panorama of the composer’s evolution. […]

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Avatar Piano Duet in Metaverse

November 2nd, 2022 in Articles by | 1 comment

Artistic research is an expanding sector at institutions worldwide. In a performance at Cremona Musica, pianist Giusy Caruso performed a “Contrapuntal dialogue between a pianist and her avatar in the Metaverse”. Piano Street had a chance to experience the performance and to talk to Caruso about her artistic research project. The pianist Giusy Caruso is a concert artist and academic […]

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