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#1972168 - 10/12/12 02:02 AM Kapustin - Impromptu Op. 66 No. 2  
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkxXNHIY9sc

Just felt like getting this on tape and my friend had a pretty good camera. I hadn't played it in a while but yeah I look forward to criticism. I'm sure there's a lot to be had.

This was the first take. Every take after that was pretty bad. I have enough material to tack a bloopers reel onto the end of the video actually. I'm gonna start trying to record more.

#1972237 - 10/12/12 08:23 AM Re: Kapustin - Impromptu Op. 66 No. 2 [Re: evilpacman18]  
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Hi there, evil one!

Well, you should record more -- you have considerable technique, and a natural, lyrical flow in your musical approach. For my taste, though, this presentation is not jazzy enough -- it's too dutiful and polite by half, which IMO is a mistake most Classically trained pianists make when approaching material of this sort. Kapustin has a superb sense of the jazz piano sensibility (God knows where he got it, living in Russia his whole life!) -- and this sensibility includes factors such as "living in the moment"; bursts of uninhibited joy, sudden humorous shifts in mood -- and while I hear these elements in this Impromptu (I haven't heard this particular piece before), I don't hear you fully embracing these factors. Off the top of my head, I would suggest that you experiment with no damper pedal at all, or at least as little as possible, in order to achieve more of the jazz "feel".

But still, a very good presentation, and thanks for sharing this!

#1979412 - 10/27/12 06:22 PM Re: Kapustin - Impromptu Op. 66 No. 2 [Re: evilpacman18]  
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Bump
I appreciate the comment above. Seeing if I can get any more though :p The more the better!

#1980379 - 10/30/12 12:20 AM Re: Kapustin - Impromptu Op. 66 No. 2 [Re: evilpacman18]  
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Too unfamiliar with Kapustin to comment, but I did laugh at Sam Rose's comment lol


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