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Join Margaret and some of Australia's finest performers, for her Cosmic Wheel of the Zodiac, Album Launch concert in Sydney, August 19 at 2.30pm. For tickets click here.

In February 2018 Margaret was interviewed by presenter Dennis Koks on Vox FM 106.9 Many of her works ranging from orchestral works to jazz were aired during the session.

'Warm Winds in Havana' suite for Saxophone Quartet and Percussion, recorded in Cuba in 2015, has since been on air on many Jazz Radio programs around the world, including a feature on HRT Croatia in April 2017 and a number of times on ABC Classic FM in Australia 2018. ABRAZO compilation CD.

14th September 2017: Margaret travelled to Prague for a concert performance of her 'Cosmic Wheel of the Zodiac' song cycle by the Prague Mixed Chamber Choir and soloists in the concert hall of the Czech Music Museum. The choir also recorded the cycle for this year's latest release Margaret's Cosmic Wheel of the Zodiac album.

The complete book of music and lyrics for the 'Cosmic Wheel of the Zodiac' song cycle is now available. Click here for details.

Three new art songs in the collection titled 'From the Mountains to the Sea' for Mezzo-Soprano or Baritone voice and piano are now available. View the page for From the Mountains to the Sea for details.

Sensations recorded in the Czech Republic by the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra has been receiving a great deal of international airplay since it was released in May 2016. View the Performance and Recordings page for more information.

'Warm Winds in Havana' suite for Saxophone Quartet and Percussion, recorded in Cuba last year, has been on air on many Jazz Radio programs around the world and was featured on radio HRT Croatia on April 10th this year. ABRAZO compilation CD.

 

The Geometry of the Piano
and the
Symmetry of the Hands

 

NEW WAYS with OLD SCALES!

This lively and intriguing DVD was prepared for presentation for the World Piano Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia (June 2011).  

Topics in the DVD:         

  • Music Mind Map and Interval Tree          
  • Quick ways to teach keyboard patterns:
    Major and Minor scales, Modes, Chords, Arpeggios and Transposition
  • Margaret's 'gestalt' approach to scale fingering based on the symmetry of the hands which speeds up the learning process.
  • Sections of Margaret's original compositions for piano, orchestra, and woodwinds. 

These are heard throughout the DVD as incidental music plus a medley of her larger scale works is featured toward the end of the DVD.  

An added bonus is the vision of Australian landscape artist Ivan Goodacre's paintings which appear while Margaret's music is being played. www.ivangoodacre.com.au

Produced by Izabella Venter         www.lifetreeroots.com

 

" I checked out your Geometry of the Piano and Symmetry of the Hands DVD - terrific - well done! Very polished presentation -a great accompaniment to your scale patterns book! "
Kerin Bailey - Composer/author/pianist.
www.kerinbailey.com.au


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