John Mortensen releases massive collection of tutorial videos: "Piano Pandemictivities"
Hugely popular improvising concert pianist and educator Professor John Mortensen, who has over 22,000 subscribers on YouTube, has released a surge of free content over the week in a series called "Piano Pandemictivities".
Among the videos include a 15-min introduction to Partimento:
A discussion of Bach and Partimento:
Domenico Cimarosa, the popular operatic composer of the late 18th century:
For followers of the burgeoning improvisation and composition movement within the field of Classical music, the series is a treasure trove of quality content.
Mortensen's highly anticipated new book on improvisation for the piano, "The Pianist's Guide to Historic Improvisation" is available for pre-order and scheduled to be published on April 2, 2020.
In addition, Mortensen runs a Patreon Account called Improv Planet with over 230 patrons, where paying patrons can access tutorial videos for a small fee.
There is also a 2018 interview on the Nikhil Hogan Show:
with some accompanying excerpts: