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#1686833 - 05/30/11 01:21 AM You learn something new every day........  
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Amazed to learn that the 19th century writer, Boris Pasternak (Writer of Dr. Zhivago), aspired first to be a composer and was close with Scriabin and Rachmaninoff.

Here is his piano sonata.....no mean feat..


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p889zT1SKsc

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#1686916 - 05/30/11 07:22 AM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Opus_Maximus]  
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What a fascinating piece.

#1686979 - 05/30/11 09:23 AM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Opus_Maximus]  
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Originally Posted by Opus_Maximus
Amazed to learn that the 19th century writer, Boris Pasternak (Writer of Dr. Zhivago), aspired first to be a composer and was close with Scriabin and Rachmaninoff.

Here is his piano sonata.....no mean feat..


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p889zT1SKsc


Whoa, thanks for sharing!!

Are you going to learn this? wink

#1687263 - 05/30/11 05:52 PM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Opus_Maximus]  
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Like a breath of fresh air for me smile


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#1687326 - 05/30/11 07:32 PM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Opus_Maximus]  
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Well that was a surprise! Thanks for posting it. Interesting combination of talents.


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#1687366 - 05/30/11 08:42 PM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Opus_Maximus]  
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Pasternak's two Intermezzi (1906), eb minor and g# minor are both very Scriabinesque. The second one is especially beautiful.


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#1687370 - 05/30/11 08:54 PM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Opus_Maximus]  
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It is pretty good. I think it should be better known. smile



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#1687887 - 05/31/11 03:38 PM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Opus_Maximus]  
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This seems to show why the concept of the Renaissance Man is dead. After the Renaissance, the world became place for specialists only. If you try to master more than one field, you never become dominant in either.

#1687913 - 05/31/11 04:09 PM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Opus_Maximus]  
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Not bad but not very good


Sorry for my English, I know it sucks, but I'm trying to improve.

#1687931 - 05/31/11 04:41 PM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: Batuhan]  
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Just curious as to how you could be composing an opus 71 and an opus 5 simultaneously

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#1688064 - 05/31/11 08:29 PM Re: You learn something new every day........ [Re: antony]  
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Originally Posted by antony
Just curious as to how you could be composing an opus 71 and an opus 5 simultaneously


There is no sequence discrimination in Opus number. So Op. 5 is not include my first set of composition's. My first set of composition's include in Op. 24. I cant indicate it in my signature due to limit.

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