Simone Dinnerstein http://tpr.org en Simone Dinnerstein: Tiny Desk Concert http://tpr.org/post/simone-dinnerstein-tiny-desk-concert Almost any pianist, from a budding beginner to a pro like <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/17022250/simone-dinnerstein" target="_blank">Simone Dinnerstein</a>, will tell you that one of the basic techniques of keyboard playing is also the toughest to master: making your hands to do separate things simultaneously.<p>The great <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15031897/johann-sebastian-bach" target="_blank">Johann Sebastian Bach</a> knew this to be true. That's the primary reason he composed his Two-Part Inventions. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 21:57:25 +0000 Tom Huizenga 32752 at http://tpr.org Simone Dinnerstein: Tiny Desk Concert "Night" Is A Bold And Beautiful New Recording http://tpr.org/post/night-bold-and-beautiful-new-recording <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mixing genres in music can be easily compared to cooking, or baking. But none of them are easy tasks. While </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Simone Dinnerstein</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tift Merritt</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> make it sound (and even look) effortless, their journey together wasn't easy. </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Night</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, their collaboration out now on Sony Classical, is delicious.</span></p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:52:23 +0000 John Clare 9476 at http://tpr.org "Night" Is A Bold And Beautiful New Recording