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Re: Recital 49 --- February 15, 2018 [Re: AB Forum Recital] #2714389
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Performer's name:Medden
From:London
Experience:3-4 years
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Title of piece:Giorni Dispari
Composer:Ludovico Einaudi
Duration:06:11
Source of music:Memory
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:My teacher gave me this piece, with lots of advice on how to play it.
All feedback most welcome. Missed a few recitals. Its nice to be back!

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Performer's name:Muhwu
From:Finland, but living in Estonia
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Experience:A bit over 2 years now.
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Video link:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv8msmv6eWb8RK9HLUOWytw
Home page link:http://www.muhweli.com
Title of piece:Schumann - Knecht Ruprecht - Op. 68 No. 12
Composer:Robert Schumann
Duration:03:10
Source of music:I have full Album fur die Jugend edition from Schumann, which is also the source of this sheet music.
Instrument used:Roland F-130R digital piano
Recording method:Digital to PC via Scarlett Solo; recorded with Ableton Live; encoded with Audacity.
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:I think it's a nice piece and rather educational for switching between characters. It also has these gnarly octave jumps in the beginning that are good to master. One could always play a bit faster I suppose and there's no cap to getting the dynamics just right. So far it is the piece I most enjoy playing from this album.

I actually had some left over pizza for lunch. Was good.

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Performer's name:pianopi
From:USA
Experience:7 years as a child and, after a longish break, took piano up again as an adult for around 7 or 8 years.
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVbEJ1AQ4oc
Title of piece:Allemande from French Suite in G Major, BWV 816
Composer:J.S. Bach
Duration:03:03
Source of music:Magrath Masterwork Classics Level 10
Instrument used:Kawai CN27
Recording method:Audacity; digital to PC
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Trills could definitely use some work, the rhythm feels a little jerky in places. Trimmed some gaps in the recording on audacity.

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Performer's name:sinophilia
From:Italy
Experience:Almost 6 years
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry10T8plmQ0
Title of piece:Prelude in A Major op. 28 no. 7
Composer:Chopin
Duration:00:48
Source of music:Sheet music
Instrument used:Yamaha W110BW (U1)
Recording method:iPhone 7
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:I wished to submit a 4-minute Mozart sonata movement, but the recording I did just after finishing it is quite stiff and lifeless, and now it looks like I forgot the whole thing laugh So this time I will only bother you with 16 bars of music smile

I had tried to learn this prelude several times to no avail, because I couldn't manage the leaps. Now it looks like I can, and it kind of happened all of a sudden. Of course pedal, voicing and smoothness could be better, but I'm quite happy with the tempo and shaping. So finally here's the last of the 4 "easy" preludes for me, now on to more scary stuff!

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Performer's name:timmyab
From:uk
Experience:25 years ish
Direct music link:click to download
Title of piece:op102 no4
Composer:Mendelssohn
Duration:02:29
Source of music:Songs without words. Kevin Mayhew urtext edition.
Instrument used:Yamaha s52
Recording method:Pianoteq 5 (Bluthner I think)
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Mendelssohn has grown on me over time. Some composers sweep you off your feet in a love at first sight sort of way, but for me Mendelssohn is a better for the knowing sort of composer.

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Performer's name:PikaPianist
From:Brisbane, Australia
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:https://youtu.be/7tBl8bjFCRw
Title of piece:Binks' Sake
Composer:Kohei Tanaka
Duration:03:11
Source of music:Own transcription
Instrument used:Kawai CS7 + VI Labs Ravenscroft 275 VST
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:For this recital I decided on something non-classical. This is my own transcription of Binks' Sake, a song from the Japanese manga/anime series One Piece. This song was commonly sung amongst the pirates of old.

It was especially good fun to write my own transcription to this song.
https://app.box.com/s/3kbx3ot19ifs7gl9zy7yjbfc9yraigso

Lyrics (English translation):

Yo-hohoho, Yo-hohoho (x4)

Going to deliver Binks' Sake!
Following the sea breeze! Riding on the waves!
Far across the salty depths! The merry evening sun!
The birds sing as they draw circles in the sky!

Farewell to the harbor, To my old hometown
Lets all sing out with a Don! As the ship sets sail
Waves of gold and silver dissolve to salty spray
As we all set sail to the ends of the sea

Going to deliver Binks' Sake!
We are pirates sailing through the Sea!
The waves are our pillows, The ship our roost
Flying the proud skull on our flags and our sails

Now comes a storm through the far-off sky
Now the waves are dancing, Beat upon the drums
If you lose your nerve this breath could be your last
But if you just hold on, The morning sun will rise

Yo-hohoho, Yo-hohoho (x4)

Going to deliver Binks' Sake!
Today, and tomorrow, our dreams through the night!
Waving our goodbyes, we'll never meet again!
But don't look so down, For tomorrow night the moon will also rise!

Going to deliver Binks' Sake!
Let's all sing it with a Don! A song of the waves
Doesn't matter who you are, Someday you'll just be bones
Never-Ending, Ever-wandering, Our funny Traveling tale!

Yo-hohoho, Yo-hohoho (x4)

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Performer's name:mel_lem (Melanie)
From:Malaysia
Experience:12 years as a child. Restarted since December 2016.
Direct music link:click to download
Home page link:https://soundcloud.com/mel_lem22/tracks
Title of piece:Sonatina Op. 88, No. 2 "Rondo"
Composer:Friedrich Kuhlau
Duration:01:53
Source of music:Sheet music
Instrument used:Yamaha P-45
Recording method:Live audio recorded through line-in into Garageband running on iPad.
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:I am now in the "Sonatina" phase, and this is my current favorite.

Lunch was yummy thai food.

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Performer's name:newbert
From:Upstate NY
Experience:3 years as a child, 45 years away from piano, then 4 years as an adult.
Direct music link:click to download
Title of piece:Souvenir
Composer:Billy Joel
Duration:02:03
Source of music:Sheet Music
Instrument used:Kawai VPC-1
Recording method:Pianoteq 6 - direct to MP3.
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Back in the 70's and 80's, Billy Joel often finished up his concerts by playing this song (solo) as the last piece of his encore. (I'm not sure whether he still does.)

"Every year's a souvenir that slowly fades away."

From his "Streetlight Serenade) album released in 1974.

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Performer's name:FrankieC
From:Brentwood, TN
Experience:50 years
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:https://www.youtube.com/user/FrankCicalese
Title of piece:Intermezzo in A Major, Opus 118, No. 2
Composer:Johannes Brahms
Duration:05:07
Source of music:Sheet music.
Instrument used:K. Kawai RX-6
Recording method:Steinberg UR44, Audio Technica mics, Ableton Live
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:I was experimenting with some of my new equipment and software and decided to record this work as a test. Ableton is new to me and I don't know that I will use It again for this type of recording but I learned a lot about the software while doing this.

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Performer's name:Sam S
From:Georgia, USA
Avatar:Avatar Image
Experience:a lot
Direct music link:click to download
Title of piece:Notturno
Composer:Grieg, Edvard
Duration:05:18
Instrument used:1927 Bechstein Model L
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Just started this one in December, so it's still a work in progress - needs to be quicker I think, and I really need to shape the melody better, but there's a lot of stuff going on underneath it.

Memorizing it is difficult - the harmonies are very chromatic, which is what gives it that lovely sound, but its easy to get lost in the chords and get off by a half step or so!

I love it though, and have heard it many times in the quarterly recitals. I would like to do a set of three of Grieg's Lyric Pieces for my full recital at school - we'll see.

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Performer's name:Piano_primo_1
From:South Pgh PA USA
Avatar:Avatar Image
Experience:8 yrs.
Direct music link:click to download
Home page link:https://wp.me/p5jsTm-1L
Title of piece:Little Serenade
Composer:J Haydn
Duration:00:52
Source of music:Sheet Music
Instrument used:Piano
Recording method:Cable to laptop
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Easier piece than last recital... need time management skills. Piano too!!

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Performer's name:that'sRich
From:Hertfordshire, UK
Experience:5 years of lessons age 7 to 12 and 2 1/2 years in late 20's then playing on and off since.
Direct music link:click to download
Title of piece:Mazurka in F Minor. Opus 57 No.3 from Trois morceaux.
Composer:Anatoly Lyadov
Duration:01:34
Source of music:Sheet Music
Instrument used:Upright acoustic piano - Waldemar (Berlin) manufactured 1909.
Recording method:Zoom H4
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:The Russian composer, Anatoly Lyadov (1855 - 1914) was a pupil of Rimsky-Korsakov at the St.Petersburg Conservatory where he himself later taught composition, numbering Prokofiev as one of his pupils.He was associated with,although not one of the Russian group of composers known as 'The Five' or 'The Mighty Handful'.

A pianist friend gave me a copy of this music. It is the shortest of three pieces from Lyadov's Op.57 and one challenge I had with it was to play it in accordance with the tempo and style description at the beginning of 'Allegretto con Amarezza'- (Amarezza means bitterness). I wondered however do I apply bitterness to playing a piano piece? With a bit of advice from another friend who teaches piano I present a reasonably finished performance here which I hope displays some discernible bitterness.
This friend also commented that he thought the piece seemed to sound like two lovers having an argument and I could see just what he meant - a sad beginning then,(and occurring a few times throughout) long phrases of quavers seeming to represent the main vocal part with the middle livelier and joyful section depicting good times remembered, then back to the present tension a brief build up of passion and finally what seems like a sad resignation leading up to the end.
This would set the scene for a feeling of amarezza spiced throughout the piece (perhaps excluding the middle) and,actually,I think that sounds like a tasty drink maybe of the liqueur variety which would have gone well with my bangers and mash which I had for lunch today!

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Performer's name:andy250
From:Poland
Experience:I have fooled around with piano for many years. Got a teacher and started serious practice 5 months ago.
Direct music link:click to download
Title of piece:Krotka bajka
Composer:Grzegorz Turnau
Duration:03:11
Source of music:Sheet music
Instrument used:Kawai CA67 / SK5 sound
Recording method:Internal CA67 recorder
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Piece: It is an art song written by Polish pianist, vocalist and composer Grzegorz Turnau and released in 1993. It is based on a poem by Ewa Lipska.

Practice: I've learned fragments of this piece many years ago, never really played it in full or polished it - until now. Had to arrange the ending on my own - original recording fades into silence with the "chorus".

Tech: from CA67's internal recorder exported to USB (gain +9), then trimmed in audacity.

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Performer's name:noobpianist90
From:India
Experience:10+ years
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:https://youtu.be/N_tGrMukkMI
Title of piece:Divertimento in G Major Hob. XVI: 8
Composer:Joseph Haydn
Duration:06:15
Source of music:IMSLP:
http://petrucci.mus.auth.gr/imglnks/usimg/b/bd/IMSLP112097-PMLP01636-Haydn-Hob-XVI-8_(Transc.RSB).pdf
Instrument used:Kawai VPC-1, Pianoteq 6
Recording method:Reaper DAW
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:I missed the last few recitals and I'm glad I made it for this one. I decided to resubmit with this recording since it is a lot better than my first one. I made fewer mistakes, and on the whole, I'm happier with how it turned out.

I started learning this piece a long time ago. I submitted the first movement for a previous recital, but somehow never got around to learning the rest of the movements. I got some good feedback the last time and made use of it this time.

The first movement is set in sonata form with a 2/4 time signature. Some of the challenges I faced with this movement were, getting the dynamics exactly right and also getting the feel of the articulation right. The ornamentation also took some time to get right.
The second movement is a minuet set in 3/4. Maintaining a steady tempo was a lot harder than I expected in this movement. It would sound right while playing it, but after recording it and listening to it, it would invariably sound off at certain points.
The third movement is set in 4/4. This is my favourite movement of the four. I especially like the second part of this movement. The trill in the second part was especially satisfying to get right (not that it's perfect :D).
The fourth movement is set in 3/8. I think it should be played somewhat faster than what I could manage. It requires some good finger coordination and independence to play it really fast. If I tried to play faster than what I recorded, I would invariably start fumbling at the second part where the octaves come in.

There are a couple of mistakes and a few missed notes, and I fumbled in one place but managed to recover reasonably well. So on the whole, I'm quite happy with this recording. There were a lot more mistakes in my earlier recording.

I would appreciate any constructive criticism / feedback.

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Performer's name:SandTiger
From:Southern California
Experience:6 years
Direct music link:click to download
Home page link:http://sandtigerpiano.blogspot.com/
Title of piece:Capistrano v2
Composer:SandTiger
Duration:04:33
Source of music:Revised version of my original composition Capistrano.
Instrument used:Casio PX150 digital piano
Recording method:On board recording, then to an intermediate source, then to Audacity to boost the volume.
Technical feedback wanted:No
Additional info:Capistrano is about the journey of the swallows of San Juan Capistrano. They return each year to Southern California in March. The swallows leave for Argentina in October.

There are three short movements: Leaving Capistrano, Light as a Feather, Clear Blue Sky. Leaving is loud, noisy, a bit chaotic. Light is about the journey. Blue Sky about the joyous return.

This is a rewritten version. I completely redid the first section, added a glissando to the second. The third is mostly the same.

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Performer's name:joangolfing
From:Iowa
Experience:Not sure after all these years!
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Title of piece:Reverie (Sweet Dreams)
Composer:Peter I. Tchaikovsky
Duration:02:41
Source of music:Easy Classics to Moderns, Vol. 17 Music for Millions Series Edited by Denes Agay
Instrument used:Roland FP-4
Recording method:Zoom H2 with Audacity
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Recording this on my Roland FP4 digital rather than my Yamaha GC1 grand was a challenge. I'm away from home for the winter. I couldn't get the correct volume or any combination of settings on my digital or my Zoom to stop the clipping on the louder notes. I'm continuing from my last recital with not looking at my hands (very often) and using "feel" and intervals to help me.

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Performer's name:LadyAcadia
From:USA, mid-atlantic
Experience:weekly piano lessons for approx 9 months. prior to that a couple of terms of music in grade school, high school and 2 terms of theory at community college.
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Title of piece:Carnival of Venice
Composer:Composer not Listed -- known only as a Venetian Melody
Duration:01:11
Source of music:sheet music
Instrument used:digital piano. Yamaha DGX-660 with the 3-pedal accessory
Recording method:recorded by the digital piano (in MIDI) then converted by piano to *.WAV (saved to USB) then final conversion to MP3 (software used LAME).
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:This piece demonstrates the musical concept of variation. My 3rd piece learned. It's fun to play and is a good warm-up piece.

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Performer's name:Serge88
From:Canada
Experience:many years
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Title of piece:My Love
Composer:Paul McCartney
Duration:03:28
Source of music:play by ear
Instrument used:Roland FP7 and Pianoteq
Recording method:iMac + Pianoteq
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:This one is for valentine day

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Performer's name:Greywullf
From:Tacoma, WA
Experience:29 years
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Title of piece:Chopin Prelude Op. 28, No. 6
Composer:Frederic Chopin
Duration:01:23
Source of music:Sheet Music
Instrument used:1911 Chickering Parlor Grand
Recording method:Audacity, using an ASUS flipbook built-in microphone
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:My piano is home again, and I feel inspired by the 40 pieces a year and MOYD this year.

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Performer's name:Muove
Experience:I'm playing, without any prior experience, since august 2014. That's three and a half years.
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Title of piece:Schumann - Op. 68 nr. 6 - Armes Waisenkind
Composer:Robert Schumann
Duration:01:27
Instrument used:Kawai K3 upright
Recording method:I used my iphone balancing on the sheet rack (sorry, for the audio quality!)
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:I'm glad I succeeded at making a recording. As my current and continuing struggle is to gather enough focus to get through a whole piece without having it crash due to some kind of inattention, or getting overwhelmed with toughts.

I still hear things I want to improve, like having the chords less staccato and more tenuto, and also having more a general arc in the piece with a single high point. I wanted to add some pedal as well, but it proved still too difficult for making a decent recording.

Still I'm satisfied with my general progress as a piano player. Three years ago I never would have thought being able to play the pieces I play now.

Re: Recital 49 --- February 15, 2018 [Re: AB Forum Recital] #2714413
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Performer's name:Yamaha G3 & P-80, Mike White
From:90 miles West of New Orleans
Experience:Self-teaching since the beginning of the recitals
Direct music link:click to download
Title of piece:Knowing When To Leave
Composer:Burt Bacharach
Duration:02:35
Source of music:play-by-ear
Instrument used:Yama P-80
Recording method:Audacity
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:I'm back...Another piece by ear. This is so much easier than reading a piece over and over to get a good recording. I just don't have the patience any more.

Re: Recital 49 --- February 15, 2018 [Re: AB Forum Recital] #2714414
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Performer's name:thepianoplayer416
From:Canada
Experience:10
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:http://www.youtube.com/user/thepianoplayer416
Title of piece:Goldberg Var. #30 & Aria - BWV988
Composer:J.S. Bach
Duration:03:14
Instrument used:Yamaha P95
Recording method:Sony A5000 video
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Composed by Bach first published in 1741. Heard a recording made in 1981 by the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould (Aria+30 variations) in his home studio. The piece was composed for someone who suffered from insomnia. Found the pieces to be rather technical and tend to keep someone up all night just figuring out how to play the variations.
Preferred to listen to the piece performed with a harpsichord tuned to A=415 instead of piano A=440 which gives authenticity to the piece.

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Performer's name:Micael K
From:Quebec
Experience:2 years as a kid, about 2.5 years after 20 years break.
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:https://youtu.be/rMPccqlSuIk
Title of piece:Nocturne in Eb Major, Op. 9 No. 2
Composer:Chopin
Duration:04:41
Source of music:Sheet music
Instrument used:Kawai Gx3
Recording method:Line audio CM3 x2, Scarlett 2i2 and Ardour.
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:I have been working on this piece since a few months, there is still polishing left to be done and I will probably come back at it at a later time. Time to take on a new challenge!

Re: Recital 49 --- February 15, 2018 [Re: AB Forum Recital] #2714416
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Performer's name:BSharp(C)yclist (Dan)
From:California
Experience:Just a little over 2 years now of lessons. Hard to believe.
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:https://youtu.be/_Vb44mzFiHM
Title of piece:Nuvole Bianche
Composer:Ludovico Einaudi
Duration:05:54
Source of music:Essential Einaudi - Islands
Instrument used:Yamaha AvantGrand N2
Recording method:Audio out from digital piano into microphone of Sony FDR-AX33 HandyCam, producing an MP4 file. A flac file was then created using ffmpeg from command line, like so.

ffmpeg -i Video.MP4 Audio.flac

The flac file was then opened with Audacity and the noise removed, and a little volume boost. I try to keep the output from the piano under the threshold of the mic input. I wonder though if Normalize is better than Gain for overall volume boost. I added 3db of Gain to increase the volume.

I then use ffmpeg to replace the audio file in the video, created a mkv file with a gray filter to give it the black/white look, like so.

ffmpeg -i Video.MP4 -i NEW-AUDIO.flac -map 0:v -map 1:a -c:v libx264 -crf 22 -vf format=gray -pix_fmt yuv420p -c:a copy NEW-VIDEO.mkv
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:(Second Recording - I replaced the one I originally uploaded. Thought this was a little better, although I'm getting picky here I think. First version is linked to in YouTube video)

I had my typical salad for lunch. I eat a lot vegetables and chicken.

I love this piece by Einaudi, and the video with the singer. I have no idea what she is saying, but it's beautiful.

I think I need to do work on the pedal. It sounds like I'm pedaling too soon in some places, or just forget to clear it all together. This was the case in the first upload, I think I do a little better with this version.

Thanks for any feedback you might have. I'm going to set this aside for awhile now and come back to it later. Always seem to play it a little better after a break.

I think the next piece by Einaudi I'd like to try is High Heels, but I'm open to suggestions if you have them laugh

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Performer's name:chopinoholic (Paul de Koning)
From:The Netherlands
Avatar:Avatar Image
Experience:long time
Direct music link:click to download
Video link:https://youtu.be/fWDRTz_C-Ok
Title of piece:Prelude op.23 no.4 D major
Composer:Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Duration:05:29
Source of music:Henle Urtext Edition
Instrument used:Pleyel 205 grand from 1977
Recording method:Zoom H4n with Superlux s502 mic
Technical feedback wanted:Yes
Additional info:Beautiful piece! Hope you enjoy.

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Performer's name:dddaaannn
From:Seattle, WA, USA
Direct music link:click to download
Title of piece:Fantasia in C Major
Composer:Georg Philipp Telemann
Duration:01:30
Technical feedback wanted:Yes

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