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The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy

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Nancy Bachus Bruce Berr Michelle Conda Rebecca Johnson George Litterst Craig Sale Scott McBride Smith Helen Smith Tarchalski

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Pete Jutras

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Sam Holland

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Clavier Companion (ISSN 1086-0819), (USPS 013-579) is published bi-monthly by the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy, 90 Main Street, P.O. Box 651, Kingston, NJ 08528. Periodicals Postage Paid at Kingston, NJ, and at additional mailing offices. Printed in USA. Contents © 2012 by Clavier Companion. All rights reserved. None of the contents of this magazine may be duplicated or reprinted without advance written permission from the publisher. The statements of writers and advertisers are not necessarily those of Clavier Companion, which reserves the right to refuse to print any submitted advertisement. Subscriptions and Circulation Subscription rates are $29.95 for one year, $55.95 for two years, $9.95 for single copies (includes shipping and handling), $26.95 for individuals in groups of five or more in the US. Canadian subscription rates are $35.95 US funds for one year, $67.95 US funds for two years. Foreign subscription rates are $41.95 US funds for one year, $79.95 US funds for two years. All non-US subscriptions payable by Visa or MasterCard only. Claims for missing copies cannot be honored after 60 days. Please allow a minimum of four weeks for a change of address to be processed. Address subscription and change of address correspondence to: Clavier Companion, P.O. Box 90425 Long Beach, CA 90809-9863 Toll-free: 888-881-5861 claviercompanion@pfsmag.com Advertising Address advertising correspondence to: Clavier Companion, c/o Lauren Thompson Telephone: 512-745-5908 advertising@claviercompanion.com Editorial Address content and editorial correspondence to: Pete Jutras Editor-in-Chief Clavier Companion Hugh Hodgson School of Music The University of Georgia 250 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 editor@claviercompanion.com The publisher does not assume responsibility for return of unsolicited manuscripts, photos, or artwork. Unsolicited letters to the editor, articles, and other editorial matter will be edited at the discretion of the editorial staff. Clavier Companion reserves the right not to publish any material deemed inappropriate by the publisher. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Clavier Companion, P.O. Box 90425, Long Beach, CA 90809-9863
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The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is a not-for-profit
educational institution (501c3) located in Kingston, New Jersey. The mission of the Frances Clark Center is to extend the influence of her inclusive and revolutionary philosophy of music education at the keyboard. In so doing, the Center conducts research, develops and codifies successful methodologies and applications, and disseminates its work in the form of publications, seminars, and

conferences that focus on improving the quality of teaching. Our goals are to: • Enhance the quality of music-making throughout life; • Educate teachers who are dedicated to nurturing lifelong involvement in musicmaking from the earliest to the most advanced levels; and • Develop methods and materials that support an artistic and meaningful learning experience for all students regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or socio-economic status.

In the March/April 2012 issue:
An interview with Alfred Brendel A place in the sun: Recent editions of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas by William Kinderman 2012 Summer Camp and Workshop Directory Columns by Robert Weirich and Peter Kristian Mose Questions & Answers with Louise Goss Keyboard Kids’ Companion, News, Reviews, Pupil Savers, and more! In the Departments: Jazz & Pop: Playing “Indie Pop” with Christopher Norton Repertoire: A master class on three favorite Beethoven Sonata movements Rhythm: How do you decipher rhythms when transcribing the recordings of Bill Evans? Adult Piano Study: The Trapeziectomy Diaries: Reclaiming hands from arthritis Counterpoint: Opus 111: A revelation, with Seymour Bernstein

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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Clavier Companion - January/February 2012

Clavier Companion - January/February 2012
Contents
Editor's Page: New discoveries
Variations: Tackling a twelve-year old's slump
Musings: Creative being and the disciplined life
An interview with Jean-Yves Thibaudet
The story of music on board the RMS Titanic
The enchanted world of piano fairy tales
Jazz & Pop: The rhythms of jazz: Syncopation
Music Reading: Recipes for effective teaching
Perspectives: Coping with burnout
Technology: Virtual reality in the piano studio
Tech Tips
First Looks: What Music Means To Me
New music reviews
CD & DVD reviews
News & Notes
Pupil Saver
Keyboard Kids' Companion
Advertiser Index
Questions & Answers
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Clavier Companion - January/February 2012
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Contents
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 3
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Editor's Page: New discoveries
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 5
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Variations: Tackling a twelve-year old's slump
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 7
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Musings: Creative being and the disciplined life
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 9
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - An interview with Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 11
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - The story of music on board the RMS Titanic
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - The enchanted world of piano fairy tales
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 33
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 35
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Jazz & Pop: The rhythms of jazz: Syncopation
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 37
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Music Reading: Recipes for effective teaching
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 39
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 40
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 41
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Perspectives: Coping with burnout
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 43
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 44
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 45
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Technology: Virtual reality in the piano studio
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Tech Tips
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 48
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 49
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - New music reviews
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 51
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 52
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 53
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - CD & DVD reviews
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 55
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - News & Notes
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Pupil Saver
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 58
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 59
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Keyboard Kids' Companion
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 61
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Advertiser Index
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 63
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Questions & Answers
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