Tag Archives: Harpsichord

Rondino by Rameau – Harpsichord Class, Dulwich Piano Festival

The 2013 Dulwich Piano Festival at Alleyn’s School has a Harpsichord Class for students age 12 and under. This is the Set Piece by Rameau. The adjudicator will be Graham Fitch. Zuckerman Hill harpsichord from Peter Barnes harpsichords. Played by … Continue reading

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Piece of the week: Scarlatti Sonata k239 in F minor

If you are ever feeling miserable, then I recommend playing some Scarlatti. Even better, play it on a harpsichord. It is a proven fact that you can never be glum whilst playing the harpsichord!* Even this Scarlatti sonata in a … Continue reading

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Harpsichord repertoire for pianists – it’s not all Baroque!

A lot of music for the harpsichord is very, very, very old and doesn’t always appeal to my younger piano students who want to learn something COOL on the harpsichord! Here is my round-up of tunes for the harpsichord that … Continue reading

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Playing the harpsichord – the perfect antidote to piano exams!

If you’re feeling a bit frazzled by all the intense preparation to get ready for your upcoming exam or recital performance, then take some time out to play some of your pieces on the harpsichord. Not only will it give … Continue reading

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The Opera comes to Peckham! Opera in Space at the Bussey Building, Dido & Aeneas

Now booking for 9th – 26th January, 2013: Dido and Aeneas by Purcell. Tickets from £10 – £15. Book online here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/307789 Concessions for SE15 residents. Opera in Space are back dragging operatic performance kicking and screaming into the 21st Century. … Continue reading

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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.

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Suite de Rejouissance by Louis-Claude Daquin – Music for a Sunny Day

Suite de Rejouissance is a lovely harpsichord piece on the current Grade 2 ABRSM piano syllabus can also be heard in an orchestral arrangement. Here is a link to it on Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/track/1BHolx4DKfYmcmUdr2vwH3

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