Pianist 121 Aug/Sept 2021
Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero stars on the cover, plus enter our 2022 Composing Competition for the chance to WIN a Kawai piano
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What's in this Issue?
✔ Cover star Gabriela Montero: The Venezuelan talks to Jessica Duchen about improvising, Martha Argerich, and the need for change
✔ 40 PAGES OF SCORES: 14 pieces to learn, from beginner to advanced level – including Telemann's Prelude in D, Grieg's Berceuse Op 38 No 1, and Bach's Giga from Partita No 1
✔ Masterclass No 1: Graham Fitch on transposition
✔ Masterclass No 2: Mark Tanner on how to maximise use of the sustain pedal
✔ Three 'How-To-Play' lessons from teacher-pianists Melanie Spanswick, Nils Franke and special guest Mahan Esfahani
✔ WIN a Kawai piano: Enter our 2022 Composing Competition to be in with a chance! Our cover star gives her top tips inside the issue. Enter the competition here.
✔ Beatrice Rana: The Italian pianist opens up on the darker side of Chopin
✔ How to improvise: Plenty of improvisation content inside this issue, including advice from three top improvisers as well as tips on how to incorporate improvisation into your piano lessons
✔ Piano Round-Up: Taking a look at the ins and outs of three new piano models
✔ EXCLUSIVE VIDEO LESSONS for all levels – from Graham Fitch, Chenyin Li, Tim Stein, Martin James Bartlett and more. Watch Graham's latest lesson below.