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Category Archives: Repertoire for students
Song of the Week: Piano version of Bon Iver’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me”
This song by Bon Iver, a cover version of “I Can’t Make You Love Me” is very popular with my students at the moment. The song is around Grade 4/5 in difficulty. This version is in an easier key than … Continue reading
Christmas tunes for beginner and intermediate pianists
It’s only 7 lessons until Christmas so that means it must be time to start learning some Christmas pieces! I’ve had a look through some Christmas books at our local piano shop and picked out these ones based on beginner … Continue reading
Piano duets for beginners and juniors, Grade 0 to 4
The upcoming SE22 Piano School Winter Recital at the Michael Croft Theatre at Alleyn’s School will be featuring plenty of duets. Here are some of my picks of the best duet pieces for beginners to intermediate level pianists (Grades 0 … Continue reading
Fun piano pieces to stave off the boredom of the long Summer break!
Summer is the perfect time to brush up your sight-reading skills and try learning lots of non-exam pieces. You might like to learn a duet, a TV theme tune or some jazz music. Here are a few YouTube videos and … Continue reading
Fun piano pieces for the Summer Holidays
A great way to improve sight-reading and keep youngsters playing over the long summer break is to find books with fun pieces in that they recognise and want to learn to play. There is a fantastic series called “Just for … Continue reading
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I Am The Doctor by Murray Gold
This is the first public performance of Pedro’s audition piece, I Am The Doctor by Murray Gold. He played this at Steinway Hall on Marylebone Lane and learned the music by ear.
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Listen to selected alternative ABRSM pieces from the 2013-2014 Revised Piano Syllabus
Here are a few pieces on the Alternative List for ABRSM 2013-2014 Piano. I always encourage my students to play at least one piece from the alternative list at the lower grades so that they have a lesser played piece. … Continue reading
Karen Tanaka – Wild Water Buffalo スイギュウ from ‘Children of Light’
Now that the Dulwich Piano Festival is over, lots of our students are itching to learn some new repertoire. This beautiful piece by Japanese composer, Karen Tanaka has proved very popular and several students are currently working on this. The … Continue reading
SE22 Piano School students’ current repertoire, May 2012
Merlin worked out how to play Adele’s Someone Like You on the harpsichord! Here’s Jonathan’s Grade 2 ABRSM Pieces: Rumbie also has her Grade 2 exam coming up soon. Here are her exam pieces.
Northern Lights – Karen Tanaka
ABRSM Grade 3, 2011 – 2012. Taken from the excellent book of short, modern solo pieces for piano – Spectrum 4, published by ABRSM. Karen Tanaka (b. Tokyo, 1961) is acclaimed as one of the leading living composers from Japan.