Margaret Dylan Jones
W.A. composer, pianist,
teacher, article writer
Solo or Background Classical Piano
I play classical piano solos & background music for private
functions, parties, weddings & cafes.
While your guests enjoy their wine & nibbles I'll create the
perfect, sophisticated mood with quiet background renditions of famous
classical music by composers like Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert,
Chopin, Ravel and many others.
The music is chosen for NOT being showy or virtuosic; rather, it's
mostly laid-back numbers such as the lovely middle movements of sonatas
and other gorgeous pieces.
It's unobtrusive and in the background so everyone can relax.
Because there is NO SINGING your guests can let their
minds wander in
and out of
the music as they please, and friends can hold a conversation while
sip on their favourite coffee or wine.
That makes it something like 19th century café salons where composers
like Chopin used to play, or the 18th century Café Zimmermann where J S
Bach entertained coffee drinkers.
My playlist for private parties includes this beautiful music and more:
J S Bach & sons (Arioso, Air, two-part
inventions, pieces from the Anna Magdelana Notebook and 'The 48'),
Mozart (sonata movements), Boccherini, Beethoven (sonatinas &
movements from the Moonlight & Pathetique sonatas), Schubert
(impromptus & moment musicaux), Chopin (nocturnes, preludes,
mazurkas), Brahms, Borodin, MacDowell (To a Wild Rose), Ravel (minuets
from Sonatine & Le Tombeau de Couperin), Debussy (preludes), Satie
(Gymnopedies & Gnossiennes), Scott Joplin (rags), Jobim (One Note
Samba), Thielemans (Bluesette), Chick Corea (Where Have I Known You
Before), Sid Lippman (Too Young), plus originals by Margaret (Androgyne
Prophecy 1977, Hymn to the Valley & Puck at Parkerville).
me playing at the Soul Tree Organic Cafe and interviewing
See my playing Ravel's 1905 Sonatine (II). It's
"unlisted" which means you can only see it with the direct link.
Click on the links to learn
more or reach me by phone or email.
My mobile phone is 0414 374 701.
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