April - Student Page


100-day Challenge
- keep working on your practice charts. You can still do this challenge.
Start at any time! Download this chart or make your own. pdf

Students who have completed the 100-day practice chart



March Issue
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April Teachers Guide
Kids' Corner
Past Issues

 


Composer of the Month

Bela Bartok

1881-1945

 

Recordings made by Bartok of Romanian Folk music

 

Bartok's playing the piano: Romanian Folk Dances

 

Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra

 

Bartok's Hungarian Peasant Dances

 

 


20th Century Music

Performance of the Fourth movement of Prokofiev Symphony No. 1, "Classical Symphony"

 

Steve Reich's "Piano Phase" minimalism

 

 

Steve Reich "Clapping Music" 

 

  

Just for fun:

A very fast, long chromatic scale on the piano (not the correct fingering)

 

 


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