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Discussion in 'Repertoire' started by John Robson, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. demonic_advent

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    Yes... Schoenberg is a very... wierd ... atonality.

    The whole concept behind 12 tone technique is essentially that of randomnimity. He is purposely forgoing all standard musical thoughts, and using mathamatical formulae to become as random as possible. That's not music. That's just math. And bad math at that... It makes his music seem so detached and unemotional...

    But Scriabin... his later music is still a romantic expression of the ecstacy that is life. Just in new terms that not everybody can understand. Sometimes you have to stop "listening" to the music, and you have to "feel" it.
     
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    Perfectly said.
     
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    I would do A natural and the A flat as written
     
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    Whoops! I just realized that I never actually checked my score to find out what it said... :oops: :oops: :oops:

    Well, according to my copy of this piece, that A does have a natural sign in front of it. And all of my recordings I have of that piece have the pianist playing it with the natural... so I would assume whole-heartedly that it's supposed to be A-Natural all the way through.
     

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