September 2020

Back to Basics, Ponselle and Callas
September 30, 2020

I have been posting some pianists, and while I am happy to do so, I begin to miss vocal music. So,... Read More
Josef Hofmann, legendary pianist
September 27, 2020

I'm afraid that I'm on a piano roll (no pun intended). I realize that I posted performances by Hofmann two years... Read More
Chopin Scherzo No.2 in B-flat Minor, Op.31
September 20, 2020

I am going to do something a little unusual for this posting. I am going to concentrate on one particular piece... Read More
Marcelle Meyer, French pianist, plays Ravel’s “Gaspard de la nuit”
September 2, 2020

When pianists think of Gaspard de la nuit ("gaspard" comes from an old Persian word meaning "treasurer"), their hearts stop. Ravel’s... Read More