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#2733793 05/03/18 06:16 AM
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I'm a sucker for anime piano music and found this little piece:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zeFwhByTKg

however just looking at it makes me go DUUUH how do you do that.
Since it was obviously created with an application and not played IRL, I wonder if it's even possible to play.

I spotted some overlapping notes...

Could you play this at full speed?

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Originally Posted by Kaiketsu


Could you play this at full speed?

Yes.


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I would wager there are a lot of folk on here that could play this.

Listen to some Franz Liszt, for example. There you have "unplayable", to most folk anyway. Then you will gain some perspective of how difficult the tune you've posted is.

Practice! And I'm sure you could play it too. And probably not only at full speed but most likely faster than the video.

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Originally Posted by Zaphod
I would wager there are a lot of folk on here that could play this.

Definitely. It's fairly idiomatic piano scoring with nothing particularly challenging.

Zaphod mentioned Liszt's piano music, which makes for a perfect comparison. Check this out and see how an IRL performance of one of Liszt's transcendental etudes makes the piece you posted seem, well, not that difficult at all.




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Originally Posted by SiFi

Zaphod mentioned Liszt's piano music, which makes for a perfect comparison. Check this out and see how an IRL performance of one of Liszt's transcendental etudes makes the piece you posted seem, well, not that difficult at all.

Chucking.

Kaiketsu, welcome to the forums. The Pianist Corner is primarily visited by fairly advanced classical pianists so your piece does not seem challenging to most of us. If you want to learn to play this piece, I suggest you post it in the Adult Beginners Forum or Pianist Corner-nonclassical. You might get more useful responses there.

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This is not even difficult.


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Originally Posted by Polyphonist
This is not even difficult.


To play or to listen to?


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Very playable, but like anything else you need to work on it slowly, or as my teacher said "S L O W L Y"


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Wow, thanks for the replies guys. I was certain this is super difficult (well, it is - for me ;)) - happy to know it's doable. It's definitively not doable for me right now though, I just get so lost when it comes to speed & precision necessary to pull it through.

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Originally Posted by Kaiketsu
Wow, thanks for the replies guys. I was certain this is super difficult (well, it is - for me ;)) - happy to know it's doable. It's definitively not doable for me right now though, I just get so lost when it comes to speed & precision necessary to pull it through.


Never mind the speed at first, and don't even make that as part of your goal. What you want is absolute accuracy from the bottom up so what you need to do is essentially build the framework around which you can then add in the tempo and other dynamics.


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Here is an example of an unplayable piece :


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Too many notes, they just need to cut a few and it will be perfect.
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Originally Posted by Deckie
Too many notes, they just need to cut a few and it will be perfect.
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Which notes do you have in mind, Majesty?


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Originally Posted by Kaiketsu
Wow, thanks for the replies guys. I was certain this is super difficult (well, it is - for me ;)) - happy to know it's doable. It's definitively not doable for me right now though, I just get so lost when it comes to speed & precision necessary to pull it through.


Don't worry, I can't play it either, but then again I'm not "Most people on these forums".

I could probably play that in about six months or a year. I don't mean it would take me six months to practice it, I mean I think I'll be about that standard in about six months or a year. Probably would then take a few months to get it decent.

Just do it really slowly. The key, I find is to try and enjoy playing it slowly, don't get frustrated with the tempo, rather, try and get into it (man).

Then, when it's fluid, start bumping up the speed.

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Originally Posted by Zaphod
Originally Posted by Kaiketsu
Wow, thanks for the replies guys. I was certain this is super difficult (well, it is - for me ;)) - happy to know it's doable. It's definitively not doable for me right now though, I just get so lost when it comes to speed & precision necessary to pull it through.


Don't worry, I can't play it either, but then again I'm not "Most people on these forums".

I could probably play that in about six months or a year. I don't mean it would take me six months to practice it, I mean I think I'll be about that standard in about six months or a year. Probably would then take a few months to get it decent.

Just do it really slowly. The key, I find is to try and enjoy playing it slowly, don't get frustrated with the tempo, rather, try and get into it (man).

Then, when it's fluid, start bumping up the speed.


That's the best approach. Work out the basics first then polish it up afterwards with the fun stuff. There's no other way around it as I've found out over the years, and more so recently with my new teacher.


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Too many notes, they just need to cut a few and it will be perfect.
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Which notes do you have in mind, Majesty?


The G at 2:06 and the C# at 3.29.

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Originally Posted by Kaiketsu
Wow, thanks for the replies guys. I was certain this is super difficult (well, it is - for me ;)) - happy to know it's doable. It's definitively not doable for me right now though, I just get so lost when it comes to speed & precision necessary to pull it through.


Kaiketsu, there are only two categories of pieces: those you can play now, and those you can't play yet. The important thing is to keep at it - play anime music (I do) but also play the classics, etudes, anything that floats your boat and helps you advance to where you can play material like Liszt's Transcendental Etudes.


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Originally Posted by Deckie
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Too many notes, they just need to cut a few and it will be perfect.
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Which notes do you have in mind, Majesty?


The G at 2:06 and the C# at 3.29.

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