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Four Hands, Two Pianos, One Relationship

Friday, March 07, 2008

Next week, the world's biggest competition for piano duos gets underway in Miami and it affords a perfect opportunity to explore this unique musical medium. Marilyn Blank, a pianist and music psychologist, talks about her research into the social dynamics of a piano duo. And the duo piano team Saar Ahuvia and Stephanie Ho talks about building a career and managing a relationship – and they perform live in the studio.

Guests:

Marilyn Blank

Comments [1]

Walter from nyc

In listening to duo piano I find it difficult to hear the difference between the two pianos. It can sound very thick and muddy at times. How do the performers guard against this thickness?

Mar. 07 2008 02:16 PM

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