What is virtuosity? In this video, Amit Peled talks about how his own teachers used to define virtuosity, and how this concept can become an axiom for you, to put in one closet of your mind and keep it there, as something which is part of your playing ideology and also a precious hint for your performances.
Learn and practice SPICCATO
How to practice Spiccato. Here Amit Peled shows how technically it works, but also gives a vision of how to get used to some particular dynamics, in order to enrich your technical vocabulary; in the tutorials, you will find dozens of these so precious small chapters where you can grab lots of fundamental educations.
The Art of sharing Music Lessons
Maurizio Baglini talks about the importance of online teaching. This internationally active Italian concert pianist and chamber musician is one of the greatest new generation pianists. Why does online instruction differ from the regular Conservatory teaching and how the students, as well as professionals, other teachers and amateurs, can profit to the maximum to improve their skills through online education tutorials.
Professor Ricardo Castro is talking about Rachmaninoff as a composer, but also as a human being, living in a very particular historical period and going through different contexts. Discover how all of this influenced his music, and how we can make an experience out of that.
DVORAK CELLO CONCERTO IN B MINOR - ORIGINS AND BACKGROUND Maestro Peled tells, as an introduction to the lesson, about the origins of the piece, the influence that Dvorak had from Victor Herbert and the social environment of that period. Precious historical storytelling which, as he says "every student has to know", as a fundamental for artistic inspiration and performing.
The day when Beethoven got a "No!"
Technique and features of Fortepiano. In this video Guido Bizzi, Owner of the “Accademia Europea Villa Bossi” shows the features of the next of kin of modern Piano, that is the Fortepiano. How it’s built, which registers it has, and how famous composers wrote important pieces to be performed on this instrument. Guido also tells us an interesting story about the times following the French Revolution, which in the end were not so far from ours. Then enjoy a very fast and demanding performance by the young talented Riccardo Bisatti.
A Harpsichord built on your taste
How a Harpsichord should sound. To understand a music composition, it’s often necessary to know for which instrument it was originally composed, especially in the era of baroque music. In this video Guido Bizzi, Owner and founder of the “Accademia Europea Villa Bossi” shows how a harpsichord is made, what kind of sounds it allows and how the performers can use it. The performance is played by Riccardo Bisatti, 17 years old pianist, who was recently prized at the Italian Chamber of Deputies, and, in addition to his outstanding talent, attended specialized masterclasses for playing Harpsichord and Fortepiano.
Never heard of the word "Aliquot"?
The Bluthner Aliquot. Thanks to the experience of Guido Bizzi, we have the occasion to see from very close a very particular modern Piano, choosen amongst the hundreds of unique instruments that Guido had in his famous laboratory, sited close to Varese (Italy). This one is built with a system of additional strings which gives a very fascinating character to the performance of Riccardo Bisatti, very young talented pianist, who presents an excerpt from Brahms Fantasies.