Then I noticed that Titanic's historians knew a lot about the Titanic but less about how music and musicians work in general. I noticed online discussions puzzling and questioning details that had simple answers to a trained musician. If you, too, have read some of these comments or posts online and wondered at their accuracy, I'm offering my perspective as a career musician to help you come to your own conclusions as you weigh the evidence.
To future Titanic authors and movie makers: I'm hoping this material will help you construct a more accurate telling of the story of music on board Titanic. I welcome your comments, questions and criticisms in the spirit of discussing a subject that interests us all.
|Young performers present me with flowers and a gift|
after a Titanic Tribute Recital, April 1, 2012
On the piano are my two TITANIC Piano books
CBC Radio Titanic Interview with Rebekah Maxner
The art of arranging Titanic's music
Titanic's final number: Concise summary
TITANIC A Voyage in Piano Music, two piano books by Rebekah Maxner
RED: Beginner to Elementary Piano solos with optional duets
GOLD: Early Intermediate to Intermediate piano solos