Read More

hanon exercise no. 20

In the last exercise of the first part of the Hanon series, we are looking at Hanon Exercise no. 20. This exercise is for stretching between the 2nd and 4th and 4th and 5th finger as well a general exercise for fingers 2, 3 and 4.

Read More

adding/subtracting fractions involving quadratic expressions

It has been a long while since I have posted a math tutorial. Since most of my students are now slowly getting ready to do exams at the end of the year, I have noticed that they higher Grade students tend to get their rules wrong when we need to add or subtract fractions involving quadratic expressions. In this tutorial we look at what to identify and how to go about so that you do not get the least common denominator wrong.

Read More

Satie – nocturne no.1

It is performance time. Here I play Erik Satie’s Nocturne no. 1
The Nocturnes stand apart from Satie’s piano music of the 1910s in their complete seriousness, lacking the zany titles, musical parody, and extramusical texts he typically featured in his scores of the time.