Indiana University

Piano

Resources

RESOURCES FOR PIANO ACADEMY STUDENTS AND FAMILIES

Classical Music Directories and Databases
Hone Your Skills
Libraries and Archives
Performance History
Musical Wellness
Music News, Music Journals, and Associations
  • http://www.andante.com Andante Newsletter (online): listings for thousands of current musical events, extensive virtual library, hear archival and current concerts from Concertgebouw, La Scala, Vienna, London and Philadelphia. Concise Grove's Dictionary; discographies.. Links to 12,000 classical web sites. Subscription is ca. $10/mo.
  • http://www.classicalmusicworld.com/ Site of International Piano, a slick magazine with a European and world focus.
  • http://www.gramophone.co.uk/ Site of Gramophone Magazine, one of the best music magazines. Subscribe online.
  • http://ejw.i8.com/musice-j.htm Electronic journals for music.
Online Music and Record Stores
For your Listening Pleasure
Music Software
Pianos
  • http://www.fazioli-piano.com/homeen.html Interesting info. on the sound features, technology and manufacture of the prestigious hand-made Fazioli pianos
  • http://www.frederickcollection.org/recordings.html Frederick Historic Piano Collection - see and hear pianos from Mozart's time to Debussy's. The collection is located at the Historical Piano Study Center, Ashburnham MA. Seventeen period instruments are in playing condition; many more await restoration.
  • http://www.oldpianos.com/ pictures of Greg Flannagan's personal collection of historic pianos, many of them lesser-known makes.
  • http://pianomuseum.org/pages/frontpage.shtml Site of the new Piano Museum near Boston; site is still under construction but already has photos of a number of their instruments up.
  • http://www.ptg.org/ The Piano Page, site of the Canadian Piano Technicians' Guild. Heaps of information about the piano, useful links, photos.
  • http://www.rennerusa.com/ For those fascinated by the craft of piano construction; features virtual-action model of working parts.
  • http://www.steinway.com/ Learn about instrument care and things to take note of when selecting a piano, take a virtual tour of the factory, check out the newest models, buy Steinway gear.
  • http://www.uk-piano.org/history/history.html British site with loads of information on piano history, articles on famous makes like Broadwood, virtual tour of a piano factory, a forum where you can "ask an expert" where to find information on your piano (free)
  • http://www.ptg.org/museum/viennese.htm Historical piano, info. and photos
For Piano Teacher-Performers