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Analysis of Scarlatti Sonata in C

What better remedy for a memory lapse than learning a little Scarlatti sonata? Scarlatti wrote an astonishing 555 keyboard sonatas over the course of his life (1685-1757). Although hugely diverse in character, they have an energy and rhythmic vitality that … Continue reading

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Visualisation in memorisation

After my less than auspicious performance a few weeks’ ago, I started thinking about how I could have diagnosed the problem¬† and prevented the memory lapse before it occurred. Coincidentally, while I was pondering this, the fabulous Cross-Eyed Pianist penned … Continue reading

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Letting things slip…

It’s been a while since I blogged about music. And a while since I thought actively about memorising. So perhaps it’s no surprise that I suffered an epic memory collapse over the weekend! Time to start blogging again… and what … Continue reading

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Interview with… Jeremy Ng (pianist)

Please tell me a little about yourself (profession, musical activities, etc). My musical journey started with the piano when I was about 7 or 8. At that time, I did not like piano and was forced by my parents to … Continue reading

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