Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Great Piano Diva Martha Argerich performs Tchaikovsky

Dr. Fuddle’s favorite example of Tchaikovsky at his finest, the First Piano Concerto. Enjoy!

A fiery example of piano playing for all music students!

Dr. Fuddle highly recommends this exciting, innovative Toccata, a piece in free form, for ALL music students. Be Inspired! And practice hard!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Monday, January 27, 2014

Metallica + Lang Lang Perform Rocking Rendition of 'One' at 2014 Grammy Awards

Metallica Lang Lang
Image by Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Metallica made it back to the Grammys on Sunday (Jan. 26) to perform a familiar favorite, but with a twist. The group rocked their previous Grammy-winning single ‘One’ with the aid of classical pianist Lang Lang.
The band was introduced by Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto, who first took a moment to lead a salute to late rocker and Metallica collaborator Lou Reed. Tying it all together, guitarist Kirk Hammett appeared onstage during the performance wearing a Lou Reed t-shirt.
The performance opened with the the members of the band in the dark with only a spotlight on Lang Lang as he delivered a stirring beginning to the track while flames of pyro shot up in the background. The Metallica members remained silhouetted as images of soldiers and barbed wire played on the screen behind them. Then, eventually, Metallica took the spotlight as James Hetfield stepped up to the mic to begin singing the opening notes of ‘One.’
This was a different rendition of ‘One’ than fans were used to hearing. But the song hit its high point as Kirk Hammett‘s wicked guitar solo played off of Lang Lang’s chaotic arrangement. Click the button below to watch the performance.

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013

Oldest Living Pianist, Holocaust Survivor Alice Herz-Sommer 109 years old

The Lady in Number 6 is one of the most inspirational stories ever told. 109 year old, Alice Herz Sommer, the world's oldest pianist and oldest holocaust survivor, shares her views on how to live a long happy life. She discusses the vital importance of music, laughter and having an optimistic outlook on life. This powerfully inspirational video tells her amazing story of survival and how she managed to use her time in a Nazi concentration camp to empower herself and others with music. See the entire documentary at: