Weekend Competition: The Foundation Pianist & A Piece A Week

Before I jet off to the Far East for a very exciting book tour (more about that in another post), it’s time for a Weekend Competition. Today’s competition features Paul Harris’ latest book, A Piece A Week, and a new series, The Foundation Pianist, written by Karen Marshall and David Blackwell; both published by Faber…

Weekend Competition: At the movies

Wishing you and your family a very HAPPY EASTER! I hope you enjoy a restful weekend wherever you are in the world. The weekend’s competition focuses on music from the movies, thanks to Faber Music’s vibrant, interesting new collections. Film Themes: The Piano Collection consists of thirty film tunes arranged for piano solo; a selection…

AllAboutPiano

The Musicians’ Union (MU) have launched a new website for pianists, piano teachers, students and piano lovers everywhere. AllAboutPiano focuses on all aspects of piano teaching and playing, and has been developed by the MU and publishers 1Hub Media, with support from Faber Music, EPTA UK and a host of other partners. The site will…

Weekend Competition Double Bill

This weekend’s competition features two piano resources which I hope will be of interest. The first is a collection of 12 Tangos, written by Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992), arranged by Rachel Chapin, and published by Boosey and Hawkes. Each piece contains all the expected tango inflections, incorporated alongside elements of classical music…