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F. Chopin: Ballade no.1 g-minor

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  1. sejra

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    I'm confused by you saying not to be confused, but whatever... :lol:

    Very nice job on this. I like hearing how everybody plays this in their own unique way. This is certainly a piece where no two people can ever sound the same.

    It is up on the site.
     
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    forgot something...

    Please lower your kbps number to something under 220. Large files take a long time to load, which makes me have to work longer (grrrrrr :x )
     
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    Wonderful playing, congratulations!
    Personal and effective, highly comunicative style, to search and to find the meaning of each moment. Really an excellent version, not far from my favourite Francois and Moravec.
    The sound is fresh and open, and your phrasing is really precious. Bravo.
    Sandro

    P.S.

    I see you are from Prague. Great tradition also in piano manufacturing. I've a "Bohemia" and I find it very good.
     
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    Thank you. But Bohemia can make real crap... :-D But this grand was the best piano what I have ever played...
     
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    Hold on - that's my line ! :x
     
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    Not if I said it first! :wink:
     
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    Hi sejra,

    I very much enjoyed listening to your Ballade, probably my favorite in the set. Your playing is outstanding, as you truly play this piece in the grand manner. You create both poetry and excitement throughout your rendition. Bravo!
     
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    Fantastic, simply fantastic!

    You are a true artist, and if you come to play in Germany in Hanover or somewhere around, I would like to come and listen. I know the ballade, and did a recording of that here too, but it sounds like crap compared to your interpretation.

    You have such a wonderful tone control in the soft area and can explode on the dramatic sections, it will be interesting to watch your professional career!

    And I think that your tone control does not need to fear the comarison with your great landsmate Ivan Moravec (I love his Chopin Nocturnes, also his Chopin Ballade interpretations much).
     
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    Pssst... Thank you very much but I have to repeat, that there was the greatest piano what I have ever played. And - it's not perfect...
     
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    Have my sincere congratulations to this very musical performance. Some places we both play quite similar, some quite different (I recorded this piece, too, for this site). I think, our community is, that we play some places more lyrically compared with other recordings, also in the Coda I do similar rubati like you.
    I like your recording very much.
     

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