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Thirty years ago, violinist Daniel Hope was called on the carpet for a serious offense at his music school: unauthorized practicing of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. His teachers said he wasn't ready. Hope says he just couldn't help himself. Those dazzling melodies and dizzying runs: who wouldn't ache to be able to play that? These days, Hope is authorized to play whatever he wants. He'll play his childhood dream piece, the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
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.