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…