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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:

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