Man of 1,000 Steinways: The Steinway Hunter! 0 (0)

From LivingPianos. You can find Bob Friedman’s book, "The Steinway Hunter" here: https://www.amazon.com/Steinway-Hunter-Memoir-Robert-Friedman/dp/1733767002 For premium videos and exclusive content, you can join my Living Pianos Patreon channel! https://www.Patreon.com/RobertEstrin Welcome to LivingPianos.com, I’m Robert Estrin. Today we have The Man of 1,000 Steinways, The Steinway Hunter, Bob Friedman! Bob Friedman goes way back in the piano…

August Förster German Grand Piano 0 (0)

From LivingPianos. Debussy Claire de Lune https://youtu.be/Wkng7IHYio0?t=231 Hand-crafted in 1988, this 6-foot 3-inch August Förster grand piano was made by one of Germany’s oldest pianos companies still run by the original Förster family. The fine regulation allows for precise expression which you can hear in the performance on this instrument. Here’s more for you: https://livingpianos.com/pianos/august-forster-german-grand-piano/

Performing VS Practicing 0 (0)

From LivingPianos. For premium videos and exclusive content, you can join my Living Pianos Patreon channel! https://www.Patreon.com/RobertEstrin Welcome to LivingPianos.com, I’m Robert Estrin. The subject today is about the difference between performing and practicing. These are two entirely different experiences and all too often students will confuse which one they’re doing! You want to know…

2 Types of Encores – for My Parents: Scriabin: Etude in D# minor Op 8 & Debussy: The Little Shepherd 0 (0)

From LivingPianos. Join Me on Patreon for Even More Exclusive Content! https://www.patreon.com/RobertEstrin Welcome to LivingPianos.com, I’m Robert Estrin. Today’s subject is about the two different kinds of encores. There are fundamentally two different types of moods you want to create in encores, and I’m going to get into that. But first I want to start…

Happy Accidents in Music 0 (0)

From LivingPianos. For Even MORE Exclusive Content, Join My Patreon! https://www.Patreon.com/RobertEstrin Welcome to LivingPianos.com, I’m Robert Estrin. Today’s subject is about happy accidents in music. This transcends just performance. This can occur in composition, improvisation, and so many aspects of music. What are happy accidents? When something unexpected happens, particularly in a live performance, where…

Glasses Made for Reading Music at the Piano 0 (0)

From LivingPianos. Welcome to LivingPianos.com, I’m Robert Estrin. Today’s subject is about the challenge of playing the piano while wearing glasses. I was lucky enough to be born with perfect vision. To this day my distance vision is 20/20. But for close vision I need reading glasses, like almost everybody at a certain age. One…