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“You Vill Zank me Zomeday”

It was the Banff scholarship which finally ended my father’s promise to match the value of any award I  won.   It was a six-week summer session at the Banff School of Fine Arts and included everything but the plane fare.   … Continue reading

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Little Lilt

This is a charming and very simple little waltz.  There are only four  chords in the left hand, which makes it very easy to concentrate on the right hand melody.     The melody is composed of a series of “drop … Continue reading

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Sucking the Joy out of Music …

       One of my reasons for launching the Happy Piano Professor, is to tackle the problem of so many unwilling and bored children being dragged to piano lessons.   Usually the first few lessons go reasonably well and then the decline … Continue reading

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