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« on: December 15, 2015, 04:48:14 PM »

This is a recording on an electric piano of "La fille aux cheveux de lin" I recently made as part of my piano lessons. It's not perfect, but I won't give you my excuses.
You can check it out by clicking here if you would like to listen.
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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2015, 05:26:28 PM »

It's beautifully played with sensitivity. Congratulations.
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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2015, 05:35:33 PM »

It's beautifully played with sensitivity. Congratulations.

Why, thank you, Emily.
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2015, 07:06:08 PM »

My daughter and I have music time right before lights out each night. You were featured in tonight's program.
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« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2015, 08:15:20 PM »

My daughter and I have music time right before lights out each night. You were featured in tonight's program.

Reading that honestly made me very happy.
I'm glad you like it.
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« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2015, 08:17:56 PM »

Dude. Do more. Seriously. That was excellent.
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« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2015, 09:04:15 PM »

Dude. Do more. Seriously. That was excellent.

Thank you. Now that I've "finished" this one, I'm in the process of figuring out what I'd like to play next.
I'm thinking of going with either Brahms or another piece by Debussy.
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« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2015, 09:11:00 PM »

You should try Scriabin. Sort of a mix between Chopin and Debussy. Very "nighttime" sounding, if that makes sense.
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« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2015, 09:32:44 PM »

Way to Go Bubbly!!  Now that the first one is under your belt... Let the SoundCloud float with rapturous notes.

Really, just excellent.  I didn't hear any bad notes, you'd have to point them out.  Glad to see you join the music cats that play around here.
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« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2015, 12:13:15 AM »

I wouldn't have recognized it by name, but this is one of the sample pieces on my grandma's/now my keyboard. I always thought it was really nice, and you did a great job, Josh! Also, the Desper quote in your signature is wonderful.
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« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2015, 04:57:38 AM »

Less than stellar? Not a bit of it. Proficiat, sir!

As for a follow-up I'd endorse TRHPWBB's suggestion of something by Scriabin, this for example:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSsKJIzwapA   

But at the end of the day it's your choice. I can't advise on Brahms but I remember enjoying playing (after a fashion) Debussy's La cathédrale engloutie and Ravel's Pavane pour une infante défunte...
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« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2015, 12:47:17 PM »

You should try Scriabin. Sort of a mix between Chopin and Debussy. Very "nighttime" sounding, if that makes sense.
As for a follow-up I'd endorse TRHPWBB's suggestion of something by Scriabin, this for example:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSsKJIzwapA   

But at the end of the day it's your choice. I can't advise on Brahms but I remember enjoying playing (after a fashion) Debussy's La cathédrale engloutie and Ravel's Pavane pour une infante défunte...

Thanks for the suggestions, guys. I'll definitely check them out.

Really, just excellent.  I didn't hear any bad notes, you'd have to point them out.
Less than stellar? Not a bit of it. Proficiat, sir!

There aren't any bum notes (that I'm aware of, at least), there's just a few pedaling and timing things I would do differently.

I always thought it was really nice, and you did a great job, Josh! Also, the Desper quote in your signature is wonderful.

Thanks, Zach. I, too, think the Desper quote is wonderful.  Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2016, 02:05:25 AM »

this is what the other thread is talking about.

i like it! i haven't listened to classical piano in ages. about time. thanks for that.
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« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2016, 04:41:52 AM »

Oh wow, this is incredible. I can't say I have any criticisms, this is extremely well-done. Keep it up!
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« Reply #14 on: March 06, 2016, 12:10:00 PM »

I tried to play this song last night and couldn't even get past the first four notes.
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« Reply #15 on: March 06, 2016, 12:19:52 PM »

I tried to play this song last night and couldn't even get past the first four notes.
Ha.
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« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2016, 06:32:54 AM »

That's a really good sounding piano.  Smokin
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« Reply #17 on: April 18, 2017, 01:45:43 AM »

Mari, if you see this----does Mr Waves still play? I hope he does...
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