Thirty-two episodes in, and I’m finally doing an episode on the instrument that I personally play and teach — the piano!

In this episode, you’ll learn…

  • How the piano got its name
  • How the piano produces a sound when a key is struck
  • Why Franz Liszt was such an influential pianist and composer

Links Mentioned in this Episode

Busy Preschoolers Do Music 

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Invention in C Major (Bach)

Prelude in C# Minor (Rachmaninoff)

Sonata in C Major (Mozart)

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (Lizst)

Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin)

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 32

I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with ten performances connected to this episode’s theme. Check it out here.

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