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Welcome to the new www.saradavisbuechner.com! Have a look around and let me know what you think… -Sara

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Too Many Notes – Mozart Moments Ep. 7

There’s a well known scene from the movie “Amadeus” where the composer Mozart is accused of writing too many notes. Of course, this causes a little bit of consternation (and…

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Virtuosity According To Mozart

“I think a lot of people think that virtuosity on the piano means playing a lot of hard chords and notes really really fast while sweating a lot and looking…

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Now Batting: Wolfgang DiMaggio

Classical musicians often like to make a big distinction between the music they associate with and popular music (which they see as a somewhat “lesser” venture). But did Mozart ever…

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Embellishing Mozart

Variations are the spice of life. In this episode, pianist Sara Davis Buechner demonstrates how Mozart used the slow movement of his Sonata in C major, K. 545 to teach…

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A Dark & Stormy C

Picture Mozart in your mind and you probably come up with images of a prissy and proper young man, kind to his sister, father, and small animals, accompanied to the…

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Mozart Moments

As a special introduction to my upcoming series performing the complete cycle of sonatas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at Alti Hall in Kyoto, Japan September 2018, I’ve created a series of short videos sharing my…

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San Francisco Chronicle review

After intermission came a joyful and unapologetically splashy account of Saint-Saëns’ Second Piano Concerto (the identification of Saint-Saëns as a gay man, by the way, seems to be a matter…

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Mexico City solo recital review

“The Eduardo Mata Youth Orchestra of Mexico presented Sara Davis Buechner on Sunday the 28th with the first Brahms Concerto, and it is fair to call attention to the splendid performance of…

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