Donald Alfano, Pianist and Teacher


"Dr. Donald Alfano is thoroughly knowledgeable in the area of Piano Pedagogy and Piano Literature. Two of  his outstanding articles are cited in my book, Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoire."

- Maurice Hinson

  1. Learning Bach's Short PreludesA Sequential Approach 
    (ClavierCompanion, Jan/Feb 2014)
  2. Teaching Pioneers: Abby Whiteside and Tobias Matthay.
    (Clavier, Dec. 2006)
  3. In Memoriam:  Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, German Soprano 
    (unpublished article)

  4. In Memoriam:  Constance Keene,
    Pianist Trained in the Romantic Tradition
    (unpublished article)
  5. Pupil Saver's: Manhattan Mood 
    (Clavier, Nov. 2004)
  6. L'arte di Landowska 
    (ETPA/Italy, Sept. 1995)
  7. An Interpretive Analysis Of Mozart Sonata No 6 
    (Clavier, Dec. 1995)
  8. Chopin ImpromptusTwo Levels of Improvisation. 
    (Piano Journal, Feb. 1992)

  9. Three Mozart Sonatas In F 
    (Clavier, December, 1991)
  10. Landowska And Mozart 
    (Clavier, October, 1991)
  11. Remembering Wanda Landowska 
    (Music & Musicians International, March 1989)

c. 2014, ClavierCompanion. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved
c. 2006, 1995, 1991.  The Instrumentalist Publishing Co. Used with permission  (Clavier articles)
c. 1995,  EPTA/Italy, European Piano Teacher's Association. Used with permission
c. 1992, Piano Journal, European Piano Teacher's Association. Used with permission 
c. 1989 Music and Musician's International. Used with permission

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