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 Post subject: pieces for 2008
PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2007 6:47 pm 
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what do you want to achieve next year?

My present goal is to finish learning of all of my present pieces that i have by Jan '08 and finish learning the other 12 chopin etudes that i'm working on by June'08.

my teacher has encouraged me to work on more extra repertoire since I have so much time to spare so this is what i'm going to start learning next year after I complete what i'm working on.

another classical sonata: Schubert Sonata in a minor D.845
another romantic and early 20th C piece: debussy/ravel/schumann/maybe liszt if I can find a piece with fewer octaves
1 Bach P+F

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My goals aren't as adventurous as yours, since my technique doesn't come very easily at all. My goal is to be ready to perform Bach's entire E minor partita by the end of the year (I've already got some good work done on the toccata, and I'm working on the gigue now), resurrect a few Chopin etudes that I've never quite worked up, to varying degrees of imperfection, and to put a couple of Shostakovich prelude and fugue sets under my belt, and a few standalone preludes too, and to expand my repertoire even further, which of course will be an ongoing project that I'm sure Piano Society will help with as much in the future as it has up to this point. :)

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Redo Liszt's H.Rhapsody #5. Schubert-Liszt "Ihr Bild".


That should take about 9-11 months to do. See you in 2009 :wink:

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I have enough on my plate to last me till this summer. In addition to my final recital at Texas Christian University, I am also doing a professional recording for a greek composer.
Then I am auditionning for the DMA at trhe University of Colorado-Boulder and I am also looking for teaching jobs

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 Post subject: Re: pieces for 2008
PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:09 pm 
>what do you want to achieve next year?

I think to re-record some pieces already here (but recocorded with digital)
And I'll try to play some new Schubert-Liszt and Mendelssohn-Liszt, and
one between "Miserere from Trovatore" and "S. Francesco da Paola Legend"
(but this last is more a dream than a project...)
Other Scarlatti Sonatas, Galuppi....now I'm very interested in Rameau (encouraged from the first his
pieces I'm recording) and in other french masters (Balbastre and Duphly) of the generation after Couperin and Rameau.


All best, and happy new year to all of you,
Sandro


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My new year's resolution:

To learn Scriabin's Etude in B Minor, op. 8, no. 3

If I die at sometime this year... you'll all know why.

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demonic_advent wrote:
My new year's resolution:

To learn Scriabin's Etude in B Minor, op. 8, no. 3

If I die at sometime this year... you'll all know why.


Mind over matter :wink:

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I WILL RECORD FIVE CHOPIN ETUDES! :evil:


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 01, 2008 3:16 am 
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juufa72 wrote:
demonic_advent wrote:
My new year's resolution:

To learn Scriabin's Etude in B Minor, op. 8, no. 3

If I die at sometime this year... you'll all know why.


Mind over matter :wink:


That's easier said than done...

With all that... "flippiness" going on.

And apparently I can't think of a word to describe the technical demands of that piece other than "flippiness."

So maybe my mind isn't quite strong enough...

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 01, 2008 6:53 am 
Somehow, it seems fitting that the first post of mine on this forum should slide in here.

Starting by end of January (after conservatory exams), deadline end of August:
Bach: Toccata in e minor, D major P&F, some other P&F's, possibly
Beethoven: op. 90. 'Nuff said.
Either Chopin's 2nd Scherzo, or 2nd Ballade, or Brahms g minor rhapsody. Currently leaning towards the Brahms, but that's because I've listened to it yesterday. :P But not a high-priority item.
Martinu: Butterflies and Birds of Paradise, hopefully complete... (Huge!)
Janacek: Sonata I. X. 1905 (Woo, huuuge!)
Prokofiev: March op. 33 (Yes, from the Abnormal Affinity for a Triplet of Citrus Fruit), just for fun (plus it makes a good encore, too)
Shostakovich: Three fantastic dances (If I find the time to do it, that is, but they're fairly easy)

I suppose a number of etudes, Cramer or Chopin or Rachmaninoff or even Prokofiev, will also have to fit in there somewhere. But, heck, I have seven months to do it, that's over 200 days... should suffice... :D


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make sure you record them and post it on this site.

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Beethoven Op. 10 sonatas. Brahms Handel Variations and Fugue, and Schumann's Carnaval for an April recital, and hopefull the Barber Sonata and maybe a Brahms Concerto over the summer. i don't know after that...i would like to try to win a competition of some sort and make some money!

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 3:10 am 
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PJF wrote:
I WILL RECORD FIVE CHOPIN ETUDES! :evil:


geez, don't bust a blood vessel ... I'll be happy just to get one done ... and one of Liszt's! hehe

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Ah new year's resolutions... I don't really have many.
Just finish off the WTC II and Shostakovich Op.87 sets, re-record the KDF and all the Mazurkas, and play as much Kapustin as humanly possible. Some little things on the wayside perhaps, time permitting. :lol:

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:49 am 
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Brush up, (fully) memorise and record the following:

Beethoven Op 10 No 3
Hindemith Sonata No 2
Bach WTC C# minor Bk 1, F# minor Bk II
Rachmaninoff Op 32/1 & 2

Learn:

Schubert D845
Prokofiev Sonata 8 (1st and 3rd movements, 2nd already most of the way there)

This last one will be by far technically the most difficult work I have ever attempted... and probably the most difficult one for my family to have to hear my attempts ;)

-Michael B.

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