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Teaching Music History and Appreciation: Chopin

Posted by Collin on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, In : music appreciation 

From time to time, I try to squeeze in something that can often get neglected in weekly lessons - music history and appreciation. It's really a shame that it gets put on the back burner because learning to listen is so vital to music students. Further, time spent studying the works of great composers (and the performances of those works by great pianists) is invaluable in teaching students musicality, variety of interpretation, pianism, as well as performance and stylistic conventions for the...

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