Audacity is a free audio editing program that will serve many of your needs while remaining a relatively simple program to learn. What this is useful for: Extracting selections of audio from a larger/longer audio file to use in a presentation in Powerpoint, on a website, use in an exam etc. Go to http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ and […]
A memory skill that pianists have little control over may orchestrate their performance. Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:50 AM ET Content provided by Bruce Bower, Science News THE GIST Sight-reading is the ability to play sheet music on an instrument with little or no preparation. Having a strong ability to remember pieces of relevant information […]
Swiss Global announces their competition for use of “The Evangelists” St John St Mark St Matthew St Luke “No dents!” Laurent Marfaing remembers noticing when he was first presented with St Matthew in April 2008. The description was perhaps fitting, as the viola had been “sleeping”, completely unheard, for at least 35 years. St Matthew […]
In my lessons with the undergraduate students here at Yale I find myself repeating a few core ideas many times. Perhaps one of the most common suggestions I make to students is to… slow down.
These days it is more common than not to see a classical musician perform from memory.