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#2026325 - 02/03/13 01:39 PM Preparedness for Recital  
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Hello, I have my senior recital today, and I'm supposed to play the Mozart sonata in F major. I haven't looked at the piece yet, but I'm not so worried because Mozart doesn't sound so difficult. Anyone have some quick memorization tips that I could use to memorize quickly and efficiently?

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#2026333 - 02/03/13 01:54 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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Teach the music to some flatworms. Then grind up the flatworms in a blender and drink it. You will pick up the piece from the flatworm juice.


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#2026339 - 02/03/13 02:03 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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Originally Posted by DaveBloom
Hello, I have my senior recital today, and I'm supposed to play the Mozart sonata in F major. I haven't looked at the piece yet, but I'm not so worried because Mozart doesn't sound so difficult. Anyone have some quick memorization tips that I could use to memorize quickly and efficiently?

You sure you're not Pianoloverus in disguise? ha
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#2026340 - 02/03/13 02:03 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: BDB]  
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Teach the music to some flatworms. Then grind up the flatworms in a blender and drink it. You will pick up the piece from the flatworm juice.

I guess we're talking ribonucleic acid?

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#2026350 - 02/03/13 02:11 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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Originally Posted by DaveBloom
Hello, I have my senior recital today, and I'm supposed to play the Mozart sonata in F major. I haven't looked at the piece yet, but I'm not so worried because Mozart doesn't sound so difficult. Anyone have some quick memorization tips that I could use to memorize quickly and efficiently?


Who believes this?


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#2026352 - 02/03/13 02:13 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: BruceD]  
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I don't think we're supposed to. smile

#2026353 - 02/03/13 02:13 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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BTW, I've been invited to play in the Super Bowl but I don't know any of the plays and haven't played football in a while. Any tips? grin

#2026356 - 02/03/13 02:19 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: Mark_C]  
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Originally Posted by Mark_C
BTW, I've been invited to play in the Super Bowl but I don't know any of the plays and haven't played football in a while. Any tips? grin



Yes, at all costs avoid a wardrobe malfunction.


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#2026366 - 02/03/13 02:25 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: BDB]  
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Roundworms actually work a lot better.

#2026368 - 02/03/13 02:28 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: Ralph]  
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....at all costs avoid a wardrobe malfunction.

I was watching at the time and didn't notice. smile


#2026491 - 02/03/13 06:59 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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#2027093 - 02/04/13 07:25 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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Just finger-sync to a recording. The pros do it all the time!

#2027111 - 02/04/13 08:14 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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#2027135 - 02/04/13 09:14 PM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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The recital was great! Don't know why he was worried about the Mozart when he had the Liszt Tarantella and Scriabin 5 on the program!



#2027203 - 02/05/13 12:11 AM Re: Preparedness for Recital [Re: DaveBloom]  
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Good to hear. Didn't he have to play a recital jury? We always do at my school.


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