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My version of Chopin's Barcarolle

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  1. diminished2nd

    diminished2nd New Member Piano Society Artist

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    Here it is... I split a couple notes :( but overall I was pretty happy with how it turned out...

    Again, tell me what you think!

    Chopin - Barcarolle, Op. 60
     
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    What a lovely performance! Do you play it from memory?
     
  3. diminished2nd

    diminished2nd New Member Piano Society Artist

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    That's the only way I can play music... if I watch the score I get lost :? (I learn most of my music for competitions anyway, where it has to be memorized)
     
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    Very nice, Kendrick. I liked your overall style. And because you have it memorized, it flows better than my version. I don't think I could ever get all of it memorized, though.

    I could get very 'fussy' here too, but you know all the little intricacies with the piece. There are just a few little things I want to point out, in case you perform this for competition. Mostly they are that you play a few tied notes that i don't show in my score. Could be only a matter of the edition being used, but the measures in question are 40, 43, 67, and 95. Also, the trill at 102 was not long enough.
     
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    listened to this one earlier today and forgot to comment ... in any case, I thought it was very good, the small flubs aside. Don't you hate it when you get to the end of a run and flub the last note? Other than that I only have this one small criticism, it seemed a bit pedal-heavy in a few areas. But still very convincing and free.
     
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    Ok, this is up on the site. And I have to tell you - I am laughing my ass off right now because I just learned that I have been calling you by your last name for a while now. Sorry, Austin! (but still, haha- I never call people by their last names - funny)
     
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    diminished2nd New Member Piano Society Artist

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    Lol that's funny that you didn't know you were calling me by my last name! :lol:

    I'll check those tied notes... I think it's just a matter of which edition one is using.

    @Nathan: well met. :p my teacher is constantly getting on me for using too much pedal in a few places in this piece :? I've still got a bit to work on it seems...
     

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