Curriculum


Webinar Series: 2/12/2019 – Piano – Stories Behind the Songs

This is a fascinating look at Neil’s compositions and the inspiration behind them. You will learn some things about Neil by listening to these stories, and have some cool things to share with your students as they learn them.

Topics include:

  1. Background & Context (00:05)
  2. Dreams Come True (02:37)
  3. Night Storm (05:49)
  4. Jackson Blues, Honey Dew & Chester Chills Out (09:53)
  5. Bishop Street Blues & Fur Elise (14:13)
  6. Alma Mater Blues & I’ll Be There (16:04)
  7. Dog? & Sleeping (20:57)
  8. Light Blue & How the Methodology Evolved (24:29)
  9. The Pipes & Minuet in G (27:46)
  10. Fluff Pie & Walking With Billy (29:04)
  11. Tear for a Friend & Family Tree (33:06)
  12. Lead Me to Light, About Lyrics, & Billy at the Footy (36:51)
  13. Deep River (41:27)
  14. Sonata in C, Squidgies Boogie & Dark Blue (45:10)
  15. In My Eyes & Shoo-Fly (47:53)
  16. Conclusion (53:08)

Click through the video below to hear Neil discuss the previously stated topics.