Annotation for Perfectionists: Henle app tutorial video
Lately, I have been using the G. Henle Verlag's sheet music app a lot when practicing and I am loving it! There are so many possibilities when inputing comments in your scores. Here is a tutorial video explaining how to annotate and customize your markings. Thanks for reading! If you enjoyed reading this post, please subscribe here to receive monthly email updates on my performing activities and blogs on lesser-known works and teaching.
Exploring the "hero" element in Beethoven's Eroica Variations
In 2020, the world will celebrate the 250th birth year of one of the greatest classical music composers: Ludwig van Beethoven. I will take part of the festivities and perform one of his most iconic piano masterpieces, Variations and Fugue in E flat Major, Op. 35, "Eroica," or most commonly known as "Eroica Variations." To me, this great work embodies Beethoven's sense of patriotism, political ideology, and above all, his fascination and self-portrayal of the hero–-a warrior t