International Piano is a unique bi-monthly publication written for and loved by pianists and discerning fans of piano music all over the world.

Each bi-monthly issue includes interviews with top pianists and rising talent, performance tips, news, features, analysis and comment. You will find exclusive tutorials by concert artists, in-depth articles on piano recordings and repertoire, masterclasses on piano technique, and festival, concert and competition reports from around the globe.

Every edition includes a five-page Symposium, hosted by Jeremy Siepmann, which brings together leading experts and international pianists for a round-table debate.

Our comprehensive reviews section examines the latest recordings, books, DVDs, sheet music and concerts.

Plus, each issue includes free sheet music – often rare or newly released works – for readers to add to their collections.

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September/October 2015

Music of the soul

Your thoughts and comments

News & Events
St John's Smith Square to host Southbank International Piano Series recitals | Broughton Pianos becomes sole UK distributor for Hailun | World premiere recording on the 'Fluid Piano' | and more...

One to watch
'Self-taught' Tchaikovsky Competition finalist Lucas Debargue

Which Chopin Prelude deserves to be called the 'Raindrop'?

Diary of an accompanist
Michael Round turns over a new leaf

Between two stools
Pianist and fortepianist Ronald Brautigam describes his 'pragmatic' approach to period performance

Personal touch
Boris Giltburg introduces his new Beethoven sonatas disc

Festival focus
Rolf Hind's Occupy the Pianos returns to London

Small wonders
Exploring the art of the toy piano


Five advocates of Percy Grainger discuss his life and legacy

Dynastic order
Is genius genetic?

Crossing continents
Oberlin Conservatory's new graduate programme with an Italian twist

Faculty news
International keyboard departments in focus

Digital dexterity
Five great apps for serious piano students

Helping hands
Discovering new tonal colours

The Bebung touch

Sheet music
Josef Bohuslav Foerster's Dream and Bagattella

Competition report
Moscow's 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition

Live reviews
Festival highlights from Verbier and the BBC Proms

New releases
CDs, books, films and sheet music

Take five

Freedom and lyricism in the jazz of Paul Bley

Music of my life
Nikolai Lugansky's influences range from his mother's record collection in Moscow to a musical encounter in Brazil

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