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The Prepared Piano

March 26, 2014
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The Prepared Piano

Have you ever heard the term “prepared piano?”  I remember that when I first learned what a prepared piano is I was horrified.  “Oh my gosh, why would anyone do that?”  But, when I was in college and I studied more about it, wrote a paper on it, and went to concerts with prepared...
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Mozart Composer Highlight

March 20, 2014
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Mozart Composer Highlight

Mozart was born on a wintry day in January 1756 in the town of Salzburg, Austria.  His father was Leopold Mozart and his mother was Anna Maria Pertl.  Leopold and Anna had seven children together, only two of whom survived infancy (the 4th child Maria Anna, also known as Nannerl, and the 7th child...
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