April - Student Page

100-day Challenge
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April Teachers Guide
Kids' Corner
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Composer of the Month

Domenico Scarlatti



Scarlatti wrote many sonatas for harpsichord. 

Sonata in D minor, K. 9, on harpsichord:


Sonata in D minor K. 9, Miho Ebihara performing.


Sonata in D minor, K. 141 on harpsichord.


Scarlatti, Sonata in G minor, K. 30, the "Cat's Fugue." Can you hear the cat walking across the keys, hitting odd notes?




Listen to the difference between a piano and harpsichord performance of Scarlatti's Sonata in G minor, K. 12. Notice how very different the two keyboard instruments sound playing the same music.







Carl Czerny

Etude Op.299, No.21


Piano Sonata No. 4 in G minor, Op. 65




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