Happy International Jazz Day!

I had forgotten that it is International Jazz Day today. To mark the occasion, I give you pianist Hiromi Uehara in concert. Enjoy! [Read more...]

Doctor Who Theme (Classical Piano Version)

This is my new favorite arrangement of the Doctor Who theme. Don’t miss the pianist’s costume changes! Via Mashable. HT Jeff Carter on Facebook. [Read more...]

Ennio Porrino’s Sonata Dramatica

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Kuhn Rhapsodies

I don’t think I had heard of composer Joseph F. Kuhn before coming across this YouTube video. If you like late Romantic music, and especially piano concertos of that era, you will like this. The video includes three works: Manhattan Rhapsody, Midnight Rhapsody, and Rhapsody d’Amour, all from 1961. There are moments which are highly reminiscent of works like [Read More...]

Heather Schmidt – Concerto No.3 for Piano and String Orchestra

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Natko Devčić – Ballade for piano and orchestra

This lovely example of 20th century romanticism by Croatian composer Natko Devčić first came to my attention a few days ago. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.   [Read more...]

Angels We Have Heard Inside and Outside a Piano

HT Cate Pickens and many others who’ve shared this recently. [Read more...]

O Come Emmanuel

Here’s “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” arranged for cello and piano and performed by The Piano Guys:   [Read more...]

Siegfried Langgaard – Piano Concerto No.1

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Go Ahead and Play Again

I returned to the public piano in front of Indianapolis’ Central Library today, this time with my son, who plays the violin. We played “Berceuse” by Ottorino Respighi, one of our favorite pieces for violin and piano, and also did some improvisation together. I also played and sang “You Raise Me Up” and my son [Read More...]

Go Ahead and Play

I stopped by to play the piano in front of Central Library in downtown Indianapolis today, and one of the librarians came out and took my picture and recorded a little bit. It is now on their web site. You can learn more about the “Go Ahead and Play” project, and the Women’s Fund of [Read More...]