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#2043199 - 03/05/13 05:38 AM four Chopin preludes  
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Hello Everyone,

The no. 4 was with some impromptu recording this past December - and with a Schimmel upright - to test Zoom H2 recorder settings for use in recitals later this year. Definitely the playing in that one could be much improved.

For Op. 28 No. 6 I only have access here to the excerpt.

Maybe some of you will think, perhaps with improvements needed, that over all this rules-free approach to the Chopin preludes is acceptable.

Op. 28 No. 1


Op. 28 No. 4


Op. 28 No. 6 (excerpt)


Op. 28 No. 20


Mvh,
Michael

#2045511 - 03/09/13 02:48 PM Re: four Chopin preludes [Re: Michael Sayers]  
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Originally Posted by Michael Sayers

Maybe some of you will think, perhaps with improvements needed, that over all this rules-free approach to the Chopin preludes is acceptable.


Michael - I'll pass on commenting about the rules-free approach BUT I'm curious, what were you doing at Coe College in 2002??? smile


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#2045514 - 03/09/13 02:57 PM Re: four Chopin preludes [Re: Carey]  
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Greetings,

I am friends with an Ervin Nyiregyhazi admirer on the staff and made two trips there in 2002 to record.


Mvh,
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#2045516 - 03/09/13 03:04 PM Re: four Chopin preludes [Re: Carey]  
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p.s. - I like your recording of Clair de Lune (interestingly it is similar to my interpretation in some respects of tempo and delivery). When I play it I remember nights from my youth walking the trails in full moon at the Dallas Nature Center with the delicious, cool and dry night time Texas summer breeze . . .

#2045520 - 03/09/13 03:12 PM Re: four Chopin preludes [Re: Michael Sayers]  
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Originally Posted by Michael Sayers
p.s. - I like your recording of Clair de Lune (interestingly it is similar to my interpretation in some respects of tempo and delivery). When I play it I remember nights from my youth walking the trails in full moon at the Dallas Nature Center with the delicious, cool and dry night time Texas summer breeze . . .


Michael - Glad you liked the Claire de Lune. I lived very close to the Dallas Nature Center about 20 years ago - and enjoyed some wonderful walks there with my family. Hiking at night must have been an adventure !! smile I asked about Coe because a good friend of mine recently retired after teaching Sociology there for 30 years.

Last edited by carey; 03/09/13 03:14 PM.

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