Kairoff at the Keyboard

Arts
12:10 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Mozart

Peter Kairoff talks about how Mozart achieves his musical balance this week on Kairoff at the Keyboard.

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Arts
11:38 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Domenico Scarlatti

Pianist and WFU professor, Peter Kairoff, explores the life and music of Domenico Scarlatti. 

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Arts
1:34 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Chopin's Nocturne

Chopin’s music may not sound experimental to our ears today—although David Ford says it’s always had an improvisational character to his ears—but the fact is that he was a musical experimenter who definitely pushed the envelope pianistically. Prior to Chopin, and etude was just a little piano study mostly for practicing piano technique. Chopin brought us the concert etude, a staple in the piano rep today. While he didn’t invent the Polonaise and Mazurka he is the composer who recast the polish folk music into piano form and catapulted both of them into the world arena. 

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Arts
10:30 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Frederick Chopin

Steinway Artist Peter Kairoff.
Credit David Ford

This week Peter Kairoff explores the powerful simplicity of Frederick Chopin's Prelude in E minor, one of the twenty-four preludes he wrote in homage to J.S. Bach.

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Arts
2:26 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Edvard Grieg

Steinway Artist Peter Kairoff helps us better understand classical music with a focus on Edward Grieg from the piano bench.

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