Pianist 120 June/July 2021
Interview with the dynamic French pianist Lise de la Salle, plus how to improve your playing in 20 minutes…
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What's in this Issue?
✔ Cover star Lise de la Salle: The French pianist talks to Jessica Duchen about her new dance-inspired album
✔ 40 PAGES OF SCORES: 12 pieces to learn, from beginner to advanced level – many with a dance-inspired element – including Chopin’s Grande Valse Brillante Op 18, Handel’s Capriccio in G minor, Satie’s Valse-Ballet, Bach arr. Alkan Siciliano, Schumann’s Sicilian from Album for the Young, plus the winning score of our 2021 Composing Competition
✔ Masterclass No 1: Graham Fitch on the 20-minute practice session
✔ Masterclass No 2: Mark Tanner on the benefits of recording your performance
✔ Three 'How-To-Play' lessons from teacher-pianists Lucy Parham, Nils Franke and Melanie Spanswick
✔ Lockdown-playing fever: Why sales of pianos (and glossy new showrooms) are flourishing than ever before
✔ Martha turns 80: Who would believe that the irrepressible Martha Argerich is turning 80 in June? We take a look at her continuing legacy
✔ Let’s Dance: A good sense of rhythm is vital from day 1 of the learning process, says Kathryn Page: it’s all about feeling the pulse in your playing
✔ EXCLUSIVE VIDEO LESSONS for all levels – from Graham Fitch, Chenyin Li, Tim Stein, Martin James Bartlett and more. Watch Graham Fitch's latest lesson below 👇🏽