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Some musicians find teaching to be a drag on their performing careers. For violinist Tim Kantor, it's exactly the opposite. He says his students not only re-focus his energy on the joy of musical discovery, they constantly inspire him with new ideas. Tim Kantor will close his week as PT's Young Artist in Residence with a set of musical bon-bons by Fritz Kreisler and Jean Sibelius. PT host Fred Child welcomes him to the studio on Friday's Performance Today.
Impress your friends at your next party or gathering! Piano Puzzlers gathers together the sheet music to 32 of the best piano puzzlers so that you can be the toast of your next party or gathering. The puzzlers serves as a great icebreaker for any occasion to get the conversation rolling.
Test your ears as Bruce Adolphe takes a popular tune and transforms it into something that sounds like it was composed by one of the greats. Guess the great and the song. Then listen to a piece by the composer in question. The Piano Puzzler® with Bruce Adolphe is available for download and as a podcast.