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New pianist submission: Rachmaninoff - Moments Musicaux No 5

Discussion in 'Submission Room' started by FrederickJ, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. FrederickJ

    FrederickJ New Member

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    Hello -
    I would like to be considered as a pianist with the Piano Society. Here is my 5th submission, a recording I made (this week) of Sergei Rachmaninoff's 6 Moments musicaux, Op.16 - No. 5 in D flat, Adagio sostenuto in MP3 format at 192 kbps. The piano is the Garritan Steinway Model D "Classic" mode and it was played via an M-Audio Keystation Pro 88.

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    Frederick Johnson


    Rachmaninov - Moments Musicaux op.16, no. 5 in D-flat Major
     
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    Rachfan Active Member Piano Society Artist

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    Hi Frederick,

    I've also recorded this fine barcarolle of Rachmaninoff (although not on this website), so know it well. Overall I think your playing is very thoughtful and poetic. If I were asked to make a suggestion, it would probably be to let the piece breathe a little more. At the moment the rendition, although not overly metronomic, is somewhat tight as it plays out. Still, it's a very engaging recording in my opinion, and the dynamic shadings in particular are handled ever so well.

    David
     

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