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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Variations Sérieuses

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  1. Rachfan

    Rachfan Active Member Piano Society Artist

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    Hi Eddy,

    Thanks for that! Brahms was probably there with Edison. An amazing moment in history! It also shows that Brahms could be adventurous and a good sport too in experiencing this new innovation.

    David
     
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    Hi Eddy and David,
    What a wonderful document ! I think I've heard already very old recordings (on cylinders) of Debussy and Ravel, but I did not know that some flavours of Brahms were still available for XXI century ears...
    Have a good day,
     
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    Haha yes... that is why I like to play the Bach WTC. Everybody knows how that should go so I can muck it up any way I like :lol:
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    I go one step beyond by not playing Bach, as pianistically I'd be "baching" up the wrong tree. :)

    David
     
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    Hello Francois,

    Regarding the Mendelssohn - Variations Sérieuses Op.54 (12:40)

    This is a very well disciplined, logical, and expressive rendition. Thank you so much for posting. It was a pleasure to listen to your playing.

    Kaila Rochelle
     
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    Thank you Kaila for your kind message. Hence I would like more contrasts (in terms of dynamics and tempi), and of course technical perfection. But I'm glad you liked it in spite of the numerous flaws... When are you submitting something to PS ?
    Best regards,
     
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    Francois,

    I am planning to record some pieces by Bach, Chopin, and Mendelssohn in mid February. during my vacation. Thank you for asking.

    Kaila
     
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    Excellent ! I'm looking forward to listening this music... Regards,
     

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