The story of the book

An article about the story behind the book, originally published here: https://crosseyedpianist.com/2017/01/07/piano-raags/ In this guest post, John explains how his fascination with Indian raags began, leading eventually to his new book….. My fascination in Indian raags (also spelled raga/rag) was sparked back in 1994-95 during a gap year in Pakistan before going on to study… Continue reading The story of the book

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John Pitts is a British composer and teacher living in Bristol.  He studied at Bristol and Manchester Universities, and composes mostly chamber music, especially for piano solo/duet/duo/triet – stylistically melodic, motoric, motif-driven, folk-inspired, jazz-tinged, post-minimal impressionism.  His virtuosic pieces for two pianists (7 Piano Duets & Triets inspired by music from around the world and… Continue reading The author