Romantic-era composers were the first to write for the piano as we know it. The heavier strings, cast-iron frame and extended range made possible the long, singing melodies of Chopin; the virtuoso textures of Liszt; the sonorous harmonies of Brahms. Videos on this page focus on how to learn, teach and interpret this repertoire.

Level 8 repertoire: full of colour, energy, clarity, expressiveness. Important ideas on learning and teaching.
The basics of the approach to Romantic piano repertoire, using music by Schumann as an example.
This beautiful Intermezzo provides many examples of what to think about when playing or teaching the music of Brahms.
Pedalling, voicing, and making things beautiful in this Song Without Words by Felix Mendelssohn.

There are many important aspects to playing Chopin well. Here are two of them: pedalling, voicing … plus some good practice techniques.
A mini-lesson on the three sections of this well-known and well-loved Waltz by Frédéric Chopin.
It’s 200 years since Chopin first started writing piano music. Why not celebrate with a Mazurka?