In this poem consisting of a single sentence, Dan Howell draws on a lived experience to describe the sound of an older woman playing.
poetry and classical music
The Piano Speaks, a Poem
IWhen I read this poem for college audiences, I often ask who played in orchestra or band in earlier years.
Understanding Tempo Rubato
For several years after I reclaimed my passion for the piano, I struggled with the concept of tempo rubato.
The Debussy Clair de Lune Amplified
The Claude Debussy Clair de Lune, released in 1905 and today a favorite of piano students and concert pianists alike, presents the challenge of an emotional interpretation.