As a fluent pianist, I work to find a proper grasp of the musical language of any piece I play. This prelude can easily sound dense, noisy and inaccessible, even in a solid technical performance with all the notes played accurately. In order to communicate its...
Music has groove or metre like poetry. It generates musical sense or syntax. Follow the poetic unfolding of this Mozart slow movement and allow its deep meanings to enter your consciousness. Listen with your body and soul to the story it tells. Allow yourself to go...
The irregular and cross rhythms of this exquisitely beautiful Prelude sound so natural and uncontrived. The music flows with a gloriously liquid, impressionistic, harmonious quality evoking feelings of sweet sadness and a sense of pastoral beauty.
The deliciously sparkling texture and beautiful melodies - often in the left hand - fill this Prelude with nervous energy, drive and slightly understated passion.
Pianoteq's wonderful model of the Petrof Mistral - a piano with real beauty and character, warm, thick tones in the bass and sweet, bright, shimmering tones in the treble.
The joy we feel at the sighting of a butterfly when the warm weather arrives after the long, dark cold of winter is a very special feeling. Music can bring us this joy whenever we need it!
In this video I play Chopin's sparkling Valse Brillante in A flat Op 34 No 1 on Pianoteq's New York Steinway.
This is my performance of Rachmaninov's Prelude op. 23 no. 4 in D on the New York Steinway Model D new to version 7 of Pianoteq.
Mozart's Adagio in B minor K540 is a beautiful piece, full of drama and pathos. In this video, I talk about how I play it and what it means to me. You can hear my full performance of the piece on Spotify at https://spoti.fi/3jrS8EI and on Apple Music at...
Bach's Prelude in C sharp minor has the most pleasing symmetry and poetry, yet it flows with an improvisatory, natural unfolding. Its lyrical phrases ache with pathos and beauty.