Tag Archives: Piano

Music From The Fibonacci Sequence by David Macdonald (aSongScout)

The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers where each number is the sum of the two preceding ones. The sequence appears in many settings in mathematics and in other sciences. In particular, the shape of many naturally occurring biological organisms … Continue reading

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Andante, Animated Characters on the Piano to Visualize Musical Motion

“Andante” by MIT’s Tangible Media Group is an exploration in musical motion, intended to visualize the bodily experience and natural rhythms of music. Andante visualizes as animated characters walking along the piano keyboard that appear to play the physical keys with each step. Based on … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Bitter and Sweet by Ezio Bosso

Ezio Bosso (13 September 1971) is an Italian composer, classical musician and conductor. Ezio Bosso is one of the most influential living composers. Currently the principal conductor of the London Strings, Bosso was a child prodigy formed in Vienna. He … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Wing-Stock by Ashley McIsaac

Wing-Stock is a song by Ashley McIsaac and appears on the album Hi™ How Are You Today? (1995) on A&M Records’ Ancient Music imprint. MacIsaac’s major label debut and his most commercially successful album, it spawned the Canadian Top 40 hit … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Comptine d’un autre été : L’Après-midi by Yann Tiersen

Amélie is the soundtrack to the 2001 French film Amélie, a motion picture set in Paris, France. Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet chanced upon the accordion and piano driven music of Yann Tiersen while driving with his production assistant who put on a CD he hadn’t heard before. Greatly impressed, … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin

Rhapsody in Blue is a 1924 musical composition by American composer George Gershwin for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Commissioned by a bandleader Paul Whiteman, the composition was orchestrated by Ferde Grofé several times, including the original 1924 scoring, “theater orchestra” setting published in … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Rock Me Amadeus by Falco

Back to the ’80s with one piece of music history! “Rock Me Amadeus” is a 1985 song by Austrian pop musician Falco from his album Falco 3. It topped the singles charts on both sides of the Atlantic. It was Falco’s only number one hit … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Primavera by Ludovico Einaudi

Divenire (in English “to become”) is a collaboration of Piano and Orchestra generated by Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi. Released in 2006, the album also includes his critically acclaimed track “Primavera” (in English “Spring”). Shortly after its release, Einaudi went on tour to various places in the UK, playing … Continue reading

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