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#2183771 - 11/17/13 06:21 AM Beethoven, Bagatelle no 25 a-minor (Für Elise)
Jaak Offline
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Registered: 06/30/11
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Loc: Tallinn, Estonia
Dear all,

did this funny thing and recorded that piece.

FÜR ELISE

Hope you all are doing well!

Best wishes,
Jaak
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#2184074 - 11/17/13 05:50 PM Re: Beethoven, Bagatelle no 25 a-minor (Für Elise) [Re: Jaak]
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Hi, Jaak -- Many thanks for playing this ultra-familiar piece totally "straight", and for establishing a tempo that allows full integration of the "B" and "C" material without change in pulse. Under those circumstances, it can be appreciated as the good-hearted, fully realized miniature that it indeed is. Thanks for sharing this!

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#2189833 - 11/28/13 09:06 PM Re: Beethoven, Bagatelle no 25 a-minor (Für Elise) [Re: Jaak]
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Just for grins, I counted the trills to make sure you did the right number. grin (A lot of folks don't.) Like Tim, I also like that you have a tempo that makes the transitions smooth. I think you missed a gruppetto in the second theme but I'm not sure it is in every edition. Nicely played, all the same. Thanks for sharing.

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#2190005 - 11/29/13 09:43 AM Re: Beethoven, Bagatelle no 25 a-minor (Für Elise) [Re: Damon]
Jaak Offline
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Registered: 06/30/11
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Thank you Tim and Damon for listening and commenting.
Tim your comment is very refined in a good way and exact.

Actually yes, you are right about the repetitions. Even the famous Valentina Lisitsa performance on Youtube has less trills that in the score. I was very surprised when found that mistake. And she does it every time with full awareness.

Her playing

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Jaak
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