Do you really know how to read music?
Renowned pianist and Cornell University professor Malcolm Bilson examines this question in a dozen short video clips and three DVDs:
Through demonstrations, lectures, and interviews with prominent guests, Bilson questions many of the basic concepts taught at music schools and clearly demonstrates how to attain more expressive and passionate performances.
Free viewing options:
- View the full lecture, excerpts, and performances from Knowing the Score.
- View the full lecture and excerpts from Knowing the Score, Vol. 2.
- View the full lecture and excerpts from Performing the Score.
- New: Taste in Mozart and Chopin
As conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner says, "Bilson has probably done more than anyone else toward shifting the clichés to which performers resort."
So you think you know how to read music? This delightful presentation will almost certainly set you rethinking much of what you thought you knew. Neal Zaslaw, editor, The New Köchel
A brilliant lecture . . . Malcolm Bilson is a clear orator, an enthusiastic and good-humoured tutor who places his wealth of knowledge at our disposal. David Vickers, Gramophone