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Hamelin - Ringtone Waltz

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  1. techneut

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    Cute! My first cell phone was a Nokia.
     
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    Hi Chris,

    First time I had heard this. Very well and convincingly played. Hamelin is very clever indeed.

    David
     
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    I've heard the piece a few times before, but it still raises a smile. :D
     
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    Thanks all. It is a great little piece of work indeed, one wishes it would be a bit longer.
     
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    Cute. At a pops concert, a while back, we did a "Concerto for Cell Phone" which included the Nokia ringtone and a couple of others. The composer (I'm afraid I didn't commit his name to memory) actually wrote a little fugato on the Nokia. The whole thing was a spoof, of course, with a local celebrity holding up a cell phone on cue while the ringtones were played over the PA. It got lots of laughs, though.
     
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    I have heard this these last days: I knew the ringtone but did not know it was Nokia's. It just shows how much mobiles mean to me.

    We had a good laugh at home.
     
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    Yes it's a funny little piece. It's precisely its brevity and succinctness that makes it funny. Had he made a big meal of it, it would probably have lost its impact. As it stands, it is a perfectly chiseled miniature with not a note in excess. Quite amazing for a pianist who revels in ridiculously long and complicated works.
     
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    Chris,

    You play this piece beautifully (scintillating and crystal clear).
    Even though it is short, I love every second of it.

    Kaila Rochelle
     
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    Why, thank you Kaila !
    It's not a patch on what MAH makes of it of course.... But by any other standard I guess this is not bad.
     

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