Category Archives: Piano Music

Listening to Glenn Gould

On the stereo:  the Goldberg Variations, Glenn Gould, 1981 version. This version came out when I was in college, and my good friend Doug Dower turned me on to it.  I wore out the cassette tape.  I’m pretty sure we … Continue reading

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Classic Choral Society

I’m involved in the spring concert for the Classic Choral Society, an old, established choir in the Blooming Grove area. I’ll be playing music by Ola Gjeilo, a Norwegian residing in New York since 2001.  He’s quite interesting–contemporary and jazzy, … Continue reading

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Concert on Sunday

This Sunday, the Tower Trio will perform at the First Presbyterian Church in Goshen, New York. Program is at 3 PM and is free, though offerings are gladly received. A simple reception follows. The Tower Trio consists of the founders … Continue reading

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First Communion

Today, December 16, is the anniversary of my First Communion.  A big anniversary, at that. I don’t know how many people remember the date of their First Communion.  I’ve kept the booklet, and it represents an interesting time in the … Continue reading

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Protected: A Typical Piano Lesson Day

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Michel Chapuis

Organist Michel Chapuis has died at the age of 87. As a teenager, I heard my first Bach via Chapuis’ recordings, especially Clavierübung III.  The Telefunken Bach series, “Das Alte Werk,” volume 9, copyright 1975, contained scores and stoplists, both … Continue reading

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Protected: Happy 122nd, Gracie!

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Protected: Freedom!

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Bach and Before!

Piano Recital! Central Church, this Sunday, 3 PM. Free! Visit [redacted] for more information. Click the image below for a PDF. [Update of January, 2016: nothing in this post is to be construed as an endorsement of any institution or … Continue reading

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