• If You Teach Piano to a Kid, Don’t Start with Jazz

    Classical pianists are faced with the demanding job of sight reading. Sight reading contains being fully fluent in reading tempo as well as air. Reading sheet music is most likely probably the most arduous and tedious jobs of playing classical music. Since classical music relies almost completely on sight reading music written by preceding master

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  • How The Italians Changed Opera Forever

    Several Florentine musicians and intellectuals, la camerata fiorentina, were fascinated with Ancient Greece and opposed to the surpluses of Renaissance polyphonic music. At the first operas, the purpose was to make music subservient to the terms. After Florence and Rome, Venice quickly became the center of opera, where the first industrial opera house opened in

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