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 Post subject: My Fazioli
PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:34 pm 
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Ok....I 'wish' it were mine!!

I played at my local piano meetup yesterday where we are very fortunate to play on a beautiful 7-foot Fazioli. I just love that piano!! This time I brought my little recorder along so that I could hear what the piano sounds like on a recording. I played three pieces but just cut out one here on this file. It's Godowsky's "Alt Wien"....one of my favorites. Of course, as usual my performance yesterday wasn't so great...had a major mental block at the end. So this recording will not be going on the site. I'm just putting it up here in case anyone is interested in hearing a different piano. I did not edit the sound at all...no effects whatsoever. I also had the input level set too high on the recorder and so there is some clipping. Oh well....maybe next time I can get a better recording.


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 Post subject: Re: My Fazioli
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:07 am 
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Very nice sound, though I think you need a little bit of experiment time to think about the pedal usage. Audacity, from about version 2.0, has a clip fix utility that might be useful, probably depends on the level of the clipping though.


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 Post subject: Re: My Fazioli
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:22 pm 
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I'm not sure what you mean about pedal usage. Godowsky was very meticulous with markings. I just followed them.
My editing program has a clip reduction feature as well. I just didn't mess around with it here, because this recording is just for fun.

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 Post subject: Re: My Fazioli
PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:58 am 
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There was something that bugged me about the recording and I couldn't quite put my finger on it until now. It's the upper middle treble, eg around 0.15 and from 2.08-2.10. I don't think it's quite in tune.


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