CHOPIN: REAWAKENING 55+ YEAR-OLD MUSIC & MUSCLE MEMORY – AGAIN!

My "Chopin Year" (August-to-August) ends of auspicious date (Aug 11) My first new Belgrade piano recording, Chopin Waltz in G-flat, part of Chopiniana Well, if I did not experience it myself, I would have had a hard time believing it. In just 4 days, I learned to play one of Chopin's masterpieces - the Waltz …

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HOFMANN IN BELGRADE: FIRST SOUNDS OF MY NEWLY TUNED PIANO

My tuner Mića Vasiljević came back today to tune my new white Hofmann piano, which he also delivered to me on July 9, and adjust some left pedal and keyboard issues I have noticed in the last two weeks. And here are now the first sounds out of my "new and improved" instrument. To me, it sounds MUCH BETTER. And it plays better, too. So from now on, you can only blame me for any faux pas. 🙂

DANCE OF WATER

DANCE OF WATER What I do know about this Chopin waltz, published posthumously, is that when I was playing it on March 10, I was suddenly seeing quite vivid images of Dance on Water. Or more accurately, Dance OF Water.  Like an ocean or a lake. So I decided to make this film.  Enjoy! Chopin …