For every decibel that amateur pianist Joyce Morton has lost in hearing, she has gained double the wisdom about how to keep on making music despite her hearing loss.
Joyce Morton Plays Beethoven’s Appassionata, Second Movement
I first learned Beethoven’s Appassionata over a decade ago. After the music had grown rusty and I could no longer play it, I would occasionally play the first few measures and think, this is one of the most gorgeous pieces; I should work on it again. It is so passionate; the emotions just soar. So I decided to relearn it.
Joyce Morton Plays the Liszt Un Sospiro
I recently decided to try to build a repertoire of pieces I had once played, and I started with the Liszt Un Sospiro. I love learning new pieces but find it a chore to maintain repertoire, so I never have much in my repertoire at any one time.