David McKay
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David McKay teaches piano in his studio Blaxland Piano Pathways in the lower Blue Mountains, NSW and is a former high school Music teacher and HSC Music examiner. His son, Daniel McKay, Melbourne-based guitarist and teacher, introduced him to the classical guitar adventure.

Rags, Bags and Tangos with Deborah de Graaff (clarinet) and Tonya Lemoh (piano) is carefully chosen pieces played exquisitely

There are so many wonderful things about this recording. It is played exquisitely. The ensemble between de Graaff and Lemoh is impeccable. The carefully chosen collection of pieces makes a great listening experience. And there is a nice balance between…

Wolfgang Steffen’s composition superbly recorded at Sydney Conservatorium of Music

I’ve been enjoying my super music dictionary, the 29 volume New Grove II, for about eight years, but this is the first time I’ve noticed a typo, as I read the entry for Wolfgang Steffen. It’s not an insignificant one,…

Grigoryan Brothers: ‘This Time’ is music to enhance your day

Grigoryan Brothers’ This Time is a pleasant album to play when you are relaxing. A beautiful recording includes Australian-made guitars.

Peter Sculthorpe: Complete Solo Piano Music with Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

Lovers of Australian music will be richly rewarded by this beautifully presented, definitive collection of Peter Sculthorpe’s piano music.

Karin Schaupp’s Mosaic: Australian Guitar Concertos

Karin Schaupp’s beautifully presented CD Mosaic provides us with a compelling argument for the survival of this medium. You could download this re-release of recordings Karin has made from 1993 to 2006 through iTunes. You could listen to it on…