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#217955 - 03/03/06 04:50 PM LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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She's my all time favorite.

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#217956 - 03/03/06 05:27 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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CC2 ...

Who's the "she"?

Why is it labeled Nocturne, Op 9 No 2? - at least that's how it comes up on Dell's Jukebox. It's the second movement of the second Piano Concerto.

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#217957 - 03/03/06 05:33 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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Very nice performance. I would also like to know who's playing. The piano sounds great too.

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#217958 - 03/03/06 05:45 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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According to the savefile link, it was Dubravka Tomsic.

Can't seem to access the file now - will try again later...

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#217959 - 03/03/06 06:51 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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Hi everyone,
It is Dubravka Tomsic playing the Second Movement of Chopin's Second Concerto. Mysteriously, the CD was encoded wrong, that's why it is coming up as the Nocturne. She is a Slovenian pianist, discovered as a child prodigy, in the late forties or early fifties, by Rubenstein, who brought her over here for a year to tutor her himself. I find her nuance, control and dynamic range incredible, as well as her interpretation. I have listened to many, many other fine pianists play Chopin and no one can move me like she does. What do you all think?


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#217960 - 03/03/06 07:00 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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I heard her many times in concert. She is a great Chopi smile nist. Her playing also reminds me of Janina Filakowska.


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#217961 - 03/03/06 07:32 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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I believe she is playing this piece on a Bosie Imperial, but I am not certain of that.


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#217962 - 03/04/06 10:57 AM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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FABULOUS!
Especially the beginning.
BRAVA!


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#217963 - 03/04/06 11:57 AM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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Absolutely heavenly. Any idea about the recording (i.e. what year was it recorded, where ?)
Thanks,
Roger


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#217964 - 03/04/06 05:53 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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Not sure of the year or place. I'll have to look into it further. I just know that if I could someday play even a tenth as well as she does I will have achieved a major goal in my musical life.


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#217965 - 03/04/06 06:15 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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Originally posted by CC2 and Chopin lover:
I believe she is playing this piece on a Bosie Imperial, but I am not certain of that.
CC, You mean the one with the incredible "prep" wink

Thanks for sharing BTW.

#217966 - 03/04/06 06:19 PM Re: LISTEN TO THIS!!!!!!  
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Yeah, the incredibly "prepped" one. I'm glad you enjoyed it.


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