poetry and classical music

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The Piano Speaks, a Poem

In this poem bursting with nature imagery, Sandra Beasley channels the perspective of an old piano that is woken back to life by a master like Erik Satie. »

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Understanding Tempo Rubato

The push and pull of tempo rubato is a tricky concept for this adult piano student, until she comes to understand rhythm through the poetry of Mary Oliver. »

The Debussy Clair de Lune Amplified

The Debussy Clair de Lune Amplified

The Debussy Clair de Lune, the most popular movement from Suite Bergamasque, holds poetry, emotional connection, and intriguing rhythms for these pianists. »