‘Citadel of Light‘ – the prize-winning composition at the 2021 West Wicklow Festival of chamber music is now on YouTube. Performed by Phoebe White (Violin) and Peter Regan (Piano) comes with an introduction by festival director, Fiachra Garvey in conversation with the Rising Star duo. The performance may be viewed here : Citadel of Light
Taurus the Bull from Constellations Set II for Brass and Piano now has an official demonstration performance as part of the Trinity College London grade 7 syllabus repertoire on YouTube. Click HERE A live concert performance of the piece can be viewed HERE
The ‘Organ Solo Fantastique – Messiaeniana‘ is visualised on You Tube with images of the organ for which it was composed and some famous stained glass windows including the Chagall windows of Reims Cathedral – HERE!
Now live on You Tube, Mister Maguffin’s . . . But There is Always Ice Cream! This Piano album for very young pianists is rolling out over the next few weeks. The first piece of scrolling music is HERE!
Piano Portraits – 24 Vignettes in Diverse Styles for intermediate to advanced pianists, begins its You Tube presentation HERE!
These YouTube music videos are designed especially to help the younger instrumentalist with an easy-to-follow cursor in scrolling music to guide the listener through the audio demonstration. The scrolling music videos are designed to accompany the printed books. The publications page lists these music albums and how to buy them. Further resources for these books are available by contacting us here.
Each week brings a new music video of a piece taken from a selected album. Starting August 1, Piano Portraits premieres in this new format with an audio demonstration and scrolling video. The first of the twenty-four pieces is ‘Ouverture Ancien’, a Baroque styled, French overture. Later in the series will be video examples from the albums ‘Exotic Birds‘ for Violin and Viola, the Mister Maguffin™ Piano Books and ‘Eight Pieces of Eight‘ for Oboe or Saxophone. These substantial albums cover wide ability ranges and many styles, so there is music to suit everyone. Exotic Birds and Piano Portraits each consist of 24 pieces. The Mister Maguffin™ series has 15 pieces and there are no prizes for guessing the number of pieces in the album, Eight Pieces of Eight‘! That’s 95 pieces of music!
For the music scholar and theorist, these YouTube Music Videos provide valuable practice in following written musical score as the audio plays.
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