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Audition for the site - Chopin Ballade op.38

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  1. felipesarro

    felipesarro New Member

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    this is my favorite Chopin ballade! :D

    nice playing.
     
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    Nice Job!

    You really play like a pro!

    Nice Job!

    Marcelo
     
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    Wow, great job! There were a few slips in the nasty sections, but hardly anything to be ashamed of. 8) :wink: And it's live!
     
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    Very very beautiful! I was really quite moved. This is also by far my favorite of the ballades.
     
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    My favorite is #4, but I like them all. :D
     
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    A wonderful and full-blooded performance, iliaul. Whatever tiny slips there were did not bother me in the least.

    Not sure if you are already a pianist on the site ? I guess not, though I seem to remember your login name somehow. PLease provide your bio and photo, and we'll give you a place with this splendid recording.
     
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    robert Active Member Piano Society Artist Trusted Member

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    That is indeed a very nice recording. Please submit your biography and we will be happy to put it up along with this beautiful recording.
     
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    nathanscoleman New Member Piano Society Artist

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    Oh, Bravo!!!! That was just plum good!!

    Welcome to the Society and keep on posting!!


    Hmm, I may have to look into this chopin guy some more! :lol:
     
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    A good performance!
    You do much rubati in all parts, in the slower A-part and the faster B-part with their variations. At the begining of the first B-part I missed two of the dotted notes in the RH. At the end of the second B-part (B´) you do a big ritardando at the place of the deep e-octave and then you accelerate again. Also in the Coda there are big ritardandi and accelerandi. These rubati are a possibility (and a matter of taste), in every case they make the piece easier to play. (I recorded this piece for this site, too, and I did not make so much differences in tempo, but - as I said - this is absolutely a matter of taste.)
    Welcome to Pianosociety!
     
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    Franz Josef Streuff New Member Piano Society Artist

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    To iliaul
    A moving interpretation of the second ballad by Fr.Chopin.
    This ballad truly tells a story. The first part reminds me of a charming, innocent little girl; the following presto con fuoco suddenly frightens her to death so that she tries to escape in the utmost panic. I see this quite clearly in my imagination and I hardly dare continue on this path of interpretation . . . . . .
    Your performance is really brilliant in the manner of a great virtuoso with a breath taking agitato in the end.
     
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    Hi iliaul,

    I enjoyed your playing of this ballade tremendously. Your performance was outstanding! And let me add a warm welcome to Piano Society.

    David
     
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    I find very few players perform this piece well -- this was great. Nicely done.
     

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