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#1016269 - 12/15/08 06:45 AM Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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Can I direct you to a nice little piece/exercise my teacher gave me three weeks ago. I found it so difficult at first because it was the first time I had to play quavers and so many of them in a bar. I managed to see some light today with it and heres a recording.

Interested to hear your comments, please.

http://www.box.net/shared/oso0c31c5p

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#1016270 - 12/15/08 07:10 AM Re: Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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That's kinda pretty, Ragtime...

Nicely played.

Ever notice that, when you look at the sheet, it's full of stems and flags and dots and ties and it's almost black with all the dots in various forms, but when you finally get it in your hands, it's somehow smooth and sounds so calm. Not at all like the "mess" it is on paper....


"There is nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself." Johann Sebastian Bach/Gyro
#1016271 - 12/15/08 07:29 AM Re: Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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well played.

And I learned a term too.. quaver == eighth note

thanks!

#1016272 - 12/15/08 07:33 AM Re: Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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Fan-bloody-tastic!


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#1016273 - 12/15/08 08:17 AM Re: Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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Kbk, glad you liked it. My end of term review is tomorrow night. Here's a piece that I first heard you play that my teacher likes enough to want to include it in my lessons. I managed to play it fairly well after a few attempts

http://www.box.net/shared/8dqsnp4oh9

#1016274 - 12/15/08 08:22 AM Re: Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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That is really stylish.


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#1016275 - 12/15/08 10:57 AM Re: Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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I liked it a lot. Well done!

#1016276 - 12/16/08 04:59 PM Re: Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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That was nice. smile


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#1016277 - 12/16/08 06:04 PM Re: Lesson 12 - New Exercise complete!  
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RagtimeClown,

Hey I like that piece. You are crusing right along. Keep up the awsome work. What piece is that???? Change of mood? by whom?

KaylaX


Its been 7 years since ive played. But im back, and I have a teacher and im excited !!! and finally...a Baby Grand !!! Cheap & used, but I LOVE its sound smile

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