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#2082039 - 05/13/13 06:35 PM Looking for feedback!
Swofford Offline
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Registered: 09/10/12
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Started playing piano about a year and a half ago. Please check out my Youtube channel and give me some feedback on how im coming along! comments and subscriptions much appreciated. thanks pianoworld!!


http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXc_RvbDu0ktQ9oENEpve4g/videos

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#2082093 - 05/13/13 08:18 PM Re: Looking for feedback! [Re: Swofford]
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I liked the Bieber one. You have some good chops.
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#2082102 - 05/13/13 08:32 PM Re: Looking for feedback! [Re: Swofford]
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Swofford, can't give you much feedback as I am only a beginner (6 months). But I do have an appreciation for music and your playing flowed very nicely, I enjoyed listening to you and it is easy to see you do really do love music as you expressed on your channel.

If I might be so bold though, if you want to progress as a pianist you will have to tackle more difficult pieces. I thought I saw in your youtube clips a pattern of pieces with mostly broken chord bass lines, which taken as a whole started to sound the same. I could be wrong as I said I am not the best one to give advice. However I did spend forty years playing guitar and after 10 years never progressed at all. I now deeply regret that waste, and would always council others never to settle but to strive hard at this wonderful instrument.

The recital forums here are a great resource to listen to, as you can hear other members who have been playing for similar periods. While everyone is individual in their ability it does at least give a benchmark.
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#2082186 - 05/13/13 11:37 PM Re: Looking for feedback! [Re: earlofmar]
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Originally Posted By: earlofmar

If I might be so bold though, if you want to progress as a pianist you will have to tackle more difficult pieces.

My Heart Will Go On is not easy. It's marked as hard in a tutorial I have. That's the one I listened to and it was played very well by you (Swofford.)
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#2082187 - 05/13/13 11:46 PM Re: Looking for feedback! [Re: Swofford]
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I like your version of River Flows in You. Do you play by ear or you use sheet music? Either way...good stuff!
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#2082219 - 05/14/13 01:39 AM Re: Looking for feedback! [Re: Swofford]
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Hey thanks guys, I play by ear, but I did take some music theory in college and played cello when i was younger so I can read music, but i cant sight read.

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