The fourth and final episode in the SMA’s inaugural series of educational videos is here!

In this episode, Kenneth Smith explores some basic and intuitive analytical methods in conjunction with contextual information to demonstrate how analysis can be used as a tool to sharpen and enrich our appreciation of music. Kenneth’s analysis of a short piano piece, Poeme, Op. 32, No. 1 by the Russian twentieth-century composer Alexander Skryabin, illustrates the insights that analysis can offer to listeners and performers.

You can access the video here: Please check it out, and share with friends and colleagues.

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