"Music's language connects us with the stars."

Such reflections populate Ethan Hawke's joyful film "Seymour: an Introduction."  The thoughts are those of Seymour Bernstein, once an acclaimed concert pianist, now a beloved teacher, mentor, coach, and philosopher.  In the film, Mr. Bernstein shares his invaluable insights on interpretation and technique in master classes and private lessons.  He converses with former students about the piano, aesthetics, and life.  He meticulously selects a Steinway for an upcoming performance.  He practices a tricky Scarlatti phrase and probes passages of Brahms and Schuman for the meaning behind the music.  This film connects us with a star - a guiding light for musicians and art lovers.  Where's my piano?  It's time to practice!

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    "Where words leave off, music begins."  
    - Heinrich Heine