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Chopin - Nocturne Db

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  1. RichNocturne

    RichNocturne Member Piano Society Artist

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    Terez - look what's here! :wink:

    Rich, you have great taste in music. This is my favorite nocturne. Terez and I have talked a lot about it.

    So, since I know this one well, here are my two-cents-worth. I know this is live, so some of these comments may not apply because nerves can make us do strange things when we perform for an audience.

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    Bar 8 - some missing notes in the RH - that small note run thing (don't know what you call that)

    A little unsteadiness at bat 16 - maybe a missing 16th note in the LH?

    Bar 19 - 2nd RH note, the A-flat is an 8th note not 16th.

    bar 24 - missed the G-flat (2nd to last LH 16th note)

    more accents needed on bar 40 - the low G-sharp and also on bar 41, the low A.

    bar 52 - high RH run a little sloppy - (happens to me a lot)

    Other than those things, I admire you playing all these pieces live. And if you want me to put any of your recordings up, then you have to tell me your name, because I have forgotten. Are you already up on the site? (sorry - I'm having a stressful week)
     
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    Yes, I'm on the site (Richard Anatone) I'd rather record a version of that with all live-nerves gone, but that may take some time; I'd like to get one done this winter break).
    Rich
     
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    Sorry for being so slow on your recordings but I did not know you already were on the site :oops:.

    This is a very accomplished recording and you are not making it easy for yourself when you play it like you do. Not slowing down in the fast right passages, not applying a large amount of rubato which you often hear even from world famous pianists. I like it better the way you do and I am pretty certain that Chopin intended it to be played in a similar fashion. The applauses says it all ;). It is up on the site.
     
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    Chopin

    You play this very artistically with just the right amount of rubato. I echo Robert's sentiments. I commend you for having the ability to play this so well in a recital. This is a wonderful live performance.
     
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    Thanks for your help guys; I appreciate it much
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