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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:29 pm 
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Go Chris, Go Chris! It's ya birthday!

Awwwwwww Yeahhhhhh!

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schmonz wrote:
The unidentified pieces are:

01 Marx: Romantic Piano Concerto (3rd mvt)
04 Confrey: Kitten on the Keys
13 Bortkiewicz: The Princess and the Pea
18 Medtner: Hymn (from Romantic Sketches for the Young, Op. 54)
20 MacDowell D minor Concerto (1st mvt)
23 Feinberg: Berceuse Op. 19a
25 Catoire: Prelude Op. 34 #3

Impressive work, Piano Societans! Thanks for playing. The winner of this round, and the arbiter of the next, is techneut.


Sheesh, Schmonz. I never heard of half of these composers. You are very smart, or I am very stupid. (Please don't answer that last remark. :oops: )

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Knowing obscure composers is hardly a mark of intellectual distinction. It could just mean I spend way too much time digging up buried treasure and you've got better things to do. :-) Plus, now you know them too.


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Good point! But musical knowledge is a big 'turn-on' to nerds like me. :lol:

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I thought this a good time to insert something completely random.

I laugh myself stupid every time I see this. :P

http://youtube.com/watch_fullscreen?vid ... Commercial


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Pete, what the hell was that? :)

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This does it for me (I've watched it several dozen times). Warning: colorful language.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3mw49mk_x0


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Whoa! That sounds like one of my relatives talking (through marriage :wink: )
This is fun. It's like the saying, "When the cat's away (the bosses are sleeping right now) the mice will play. :lol:

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pianolady wrote:
Pete, what the hell was that? :)


Why, it was berries and cream! :lol:

It's a Starburst candy commercial. I laugh to the point of choking every time I see it. It just strikes me as hysterically funny.

Chris, put us back on-topic!!!


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schmonz wrote:
This does it for me (I've watched it several dozen times). Warning: colorful language.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3mw49mk_x0


What the dollar sign/asterisk/percent sign/ampersand was that?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:42 am 
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Ah, Catoire and Bortkiewicz... I thought these might feature in your list !
Can you leave these around for a while schmontz, I'd like to listen again
to the unidentified items.

On to the next round then. This should be more of an equal opportunity affair.
I have largely restricted to lesser-known works of very well-known composers,
and the fragments are rather longer than before. I believe there's something
here for everyone, but there may be also one or two tough notes to crack.

As I do not have an extensive CD or MP3 collection I had to play all tracks
myself. Had great fun yesterday slapping these on without any preparation, so
no comments please about the wonky playing and the couple of clumsy edits !
Consider them an added level of difficulty :)

All 20 composers are different, none of them featured in the previous round,
from which it follows that none of them is Medtner :)

R1_0001 - Grieg: Ballade in G minor op.24 [spotted by Kschyschtoff]
R1_0002 - Faure: Prelude Op.103 No.1 [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0003 - Bartok - from Microcosmos Vol. V: 132, major seconds [spotted by pianolady]
R1_0004 -Schumann: Novellette op.21 nr.8 (Trio II) [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0005
R1_0006 - Bach: Toccata BWV 916 (Adagio) [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0007 - Falla: Fantasia Baetica [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0008 - Beethoven: Bagatella op.119 nr. 1 [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0009 - Chopin: Ecossaise nr.1, op.72 no 3 [spotted by Kschyschtoff]
R1_0010 - Rachmaninov - Fragments [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0011
R1_0012 - Brahms: Haendel-Variations (Var. XI) [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0013 - Albeniz: El Albaicin, No. 6 from Iberia [spotted by pianolady]
R1_0014
R1_0015 - Liszt: Unstern ! [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0016 - Villa-Lobos - Xo, Xo, Passarinho, No.7 from "Cirandas" [spotted by pianolady]
R1_0017
R1_0018 - Mozart: Variations on "Unser dummer Pöbel meint", K.455 (Theme and Var. I) [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0019 - Poulenc: Suite Française, 5: Bransle de Champagne [spotted by coccobill]
R1_0020 - Prokofiev: Gavotte, No. 2 from 10 Pieces Op.12 [spotted by pianolady]


Score
coccobill 10
pianolady 4
Kschyschtoff 2

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 Post subject: Re: The Next Round !
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All 20 composers are different, none of them featured in the previous round,


After quickly skimming the tracks:

08. Beethoven: Bagatella op.119 nr. 1
12. Brahms: Haendel-Variations (Var. XI)

If memory serves correctly, never heard the other ones. I think I spotted a couple of composers, perhpas more. Now I'll go and hunt them down. ;-)

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from which it follows that none of them is Medtner :)


Which is a pity!


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A good start coccobill. You have been credited. I am glad it was not too trivial. Still things to discover even with the famous composers !

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So far - #13 - Albeniz Iberia - El Albaicia
#20 - Prokofiev - March Op 12 no.1

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pianolady wrote:
So far - #13 - Albeniz Iberia - El Albaicia

El Albaicin, indeed.

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#20 - Prokofiev - March Op 12 no.1

Not so ! But, you could not possibly be closer :wink:

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