Welcome to Keynote Records!
1983, Keynote Records is the label of pianist John Kane, whose 40 CDs of Masterpieces for Dance
(classical excerpts for ballet class music) and Homemade Series (full-length classical works)
are now exclusively available online! Enjoy the music of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Haydn, Liszt,
Mozart, Moszkowski, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Scarlatti, Schubert & Schumann! All sales benefit
CDs or MP3 downloads now!
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1. All-Beethoven Ballet
All-Chopin Ballet Class
4. All-Mozart Ballet Class
5. All-Schubert Ballet Class
6. All-Schumann Ballet Class
7. All-Schubert Ballet Class II
MASTERPIECES FOR DANCE: 138 tracks in 7 single-composer ballet class music albums
with short excerpts from the works of Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Mozart, Schubert & Schumann - adapted to accompany beginning
through advanced ballet classes. John Kane, piano.
Originally released in 1983, this ground-breaking
series of ballet class music has recently been transferred to digital/CD format. All-Schubert Ballet Class II, recorded in 2010, is also now available!
Available NOW on CD or MP3 download!
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2. Homemade 1994 Recital
3. Homemade Mozart (1995)
4. Homemade Rachminanoff (1995)
5. Homemade Mozart, vol. 2 (1995)
6. Homemade Liszt (2000)
7. Homemade 2010 Recital
8. Homemade Chopin Favorites (2010)
9. Homemade Brahms (2012)
24 Chopin Etudes (2013)
Brahms Two-Piano Works (2013)
Last Piano Sonatas (2014)
Homemade Schumann (2014)
Homemade 2014 Recital
- 19. Homemade Mozart Sonatas (Complete) 5-CD set (2016)
20. Homemade Brahms, vol. 3 (2016)
21 - 29. Homemade Beethoven Sonatas (Complete) - 2017
30. Homemade Ravel (2017)
31. Homemade 2018 Recital
32. Homemade 2019 Recital
Homemade 2020 Recital
35. Homemade Haydn
Beethoven Variations (2022)
Homemade 2022 Recital
Schubert Sonatas vol. 1 (2022)
Homemade Schubert Sonatas vol. 2 (2022)
Homemade Schubert Sonatas vol. 3 (2022)
Homemade Haydn Sonatas vol. 2 (2022)
Homemade Haydn Sonatas vol. 3 (2022)
Homemade Chopin Waltzes (Complete) 2023
HOMEMADE SERIES: 521 tracks on 43 CDs with
more than 190 full-length compositions by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Haydn, Liszt, Mozart, Moszkowski, Mussorgksy,
Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Schubert & Schumann recorded 1994 - 2022 by pianist
John Kane. Homemade 2010 Recital, features 3 late works in B-flat major by Bach (Partita No. 1), Mozart (Sonata, K. 570)
and Schubert (the monumental Sonata, D. 960) & Homemade Chopin Favorites (19 of his "greatest hits") were recorded in 2010. Homemade Brahms (Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op.5 and
Handel Variations, Op. 24) was recorded in September, 2012. 24 Chopin
Etudes were recorded in early 2013. Brahms
Two-Piano Works (Haydn Variations, Op. 56b and Sonata after the Quintet,
Op. 34b with, unprecedently, BOTH PARTS played by Mr. Kane, were recorded in late 2013. Last
Piano Sonatas (containing those final works of Mozart, Hadyn & Beethoven), was recorded
in February, 2014. Homemade Schumann, containing
Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15, Kreisleriana, Op. 16 and Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13, was recorded in May, 2014. Homemade 2014 Recital, recorded in October, 2014, features Bach's French
Suite No. 4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815, Beethoven's Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat Major, Op. 81a ("Les Adieux")
and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Homemade Mozart Piano Sonatas (Complete) is
a 5-CD set and includes all 18 of Mozart's piano sonatas, plus the Fantasy, K. 475, recorded in early 2015. Homemade Brahms, vol. 3 contains a 2-piano version (2nd piano
part is the orchestral reduction) of the Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83 and the transcription of Bach's
Chaconne (from 2nd Violin Partita) for left hand alone.
Homemade Beethoven Piano Sonatas (Complete) is
on 9 CDs, featuring all 32 piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven. This major milestone was completed during 2016.
Homemade Ravel containing Prelude, Pavane pour une infante defunte, Le
Tombeau de Couperin and Gaspard de la nuit
was finished in 2017. Homemade 2018 Recital
includes 2 Bach Preludes & Fugues (in C Minor, WTC Books I & II), 4 Scarlatti Sonatas & Sonatas by Haydn (XVI/20)
and Schubert (D. 958). Homemade 2019 Recital
contains Bach's Prelude & Fugue in C Major, WTC II (BWV870), Schumann's Fantasy, Op. 17, Haydn's Sonata in C Major XVI/50 & Schubert's Wanderer Fantasy, D. 760. Homemade 2020 Recital includes Bach's Prelude & Fugue in B-Flat
Minor, WTCI (BWV867), Chopin's Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35 & Rachmaninoff's Piano Sonata No. 2 in
B-flat Minor, Op. 36 (Original 1913 Edition). Homemade 2021 Recital includes Bach's Preludes & Fugues in A-Flat Major (Books I & II), Haydn's Sonata in A-Flat Major,
Hob. XVI/43, Schubert's Impromptu in A-Flat Major, Op. 142, No.2, Schumann's Carnaval, Op. 9, Debussy's
Bruyères & Moszkowski's Etude in A-Flat Major. Homemade
Haydn Sonatas contains 7 works -- piano sonatas 34, 40, 42, 47, 48, 51 & 37.
Homemade Debussy has the composer's Deux Arabesques,
Suite Bergamasque, Poissons d'or, Valse Romantique, selected Préludes including Les sons et les parfums tournent
dans l'air du soir, Des pas sur la neige, La fille aux cheveux de lin, La Cathédral engloutie & Feux d'Artifice;
concluding with Ballade, Rêverie & L'Isle Joyeuse. Homemade Beethoven Variations includes 2 works: 32 Variations in C Minor, WoO 80, and the monumental Diabelli Variations,
Op. 120. Homemade 2022 Recital includes 4 works each of Mozart (D Minor Fantasie K.
397, Rondos in A Minor K. 511 & D Major, K. 485 & Adagio in B Minor, K. 540) and Beethoven (Für Elise,
WoO 59, Rondos in C Major & G Major, Op .51 & "Rage Over a Lost Penny") and Mendelssohn's Variations
Sérieuses, Op. 54. 3 volumes of Homemade Schubert Sonatas (2 works each) and 2 volumes of
Homemade Haydn Sonatas (9 additional pieces) were recorded in 2022. Homemade Chopin Waltzes, containing the complete (19) waltzes and Fantaisie,
Op. 49 was recorded & released in early 2023.
Available NOW on CD or MP3 download! Click on album cover images to view contents, listen to excerpts or watch performance videos!