Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Advice please on how to write a piano concerto
Scanning the search terms that bring new readers to An Overgrown Path is an education in itself. Every day old chestnuts such as 'Pierre Boulez gay' and 'Petroc Trelawny awful' deliver fresh visitors. And in addition there are the one-off searches, such as this morning's from a university IP address for the term 'How to write a piano concerto'. Rather appropriately Ask.com sent the would-be composer to a post about a John Cage Piano Concerto and the visitor spent forty minutes on my site, so all was not lost. But I suspect the searcher may not have experienced the Eureka! moment they were looking for. So any advice from readers on how to write a piano concerto will be gratefully received and shared. But let's leave the Pierre Boulez query to John Drummond.
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