This is Part 4 of my interview with Dr. J. Mitzi Kolar, some of the topics we covered in this segment is listed below. For better audio quality, you can listen to just the audio with the audio player or download the audio file.
In Part 1 we talked about the development of the piano pedagogy field and Dr. Kolar gave some some inside look at the thought process that goes into writing a piano method book. In Part 2 we discussed pedagogical issues in teaching Bach, Beethoven, and Chopin's music. Part 3 talks about difficulties about Rachmaninoff and Kabalevsky's pieces along with different ways to teach rubato, a secret to concert pianist's playing, and why method books include lyrics in their pieces.
Sorry for the blurry video again...
Here are some of the topics we covered in the fourth part of the interview:
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