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[img]https://youtu.be/j6S7xskFxoA[/img]

A jazzy waltz written by Debussy in 1910, 8 years before the jazz era began. Have a listen smile

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kv_08:

I quite like what you have done with this piece. If you are interested in comments, please let me know.

In the meantime, thank you for sharing this.

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I quite liked it! I played this piece as part of my junior recital, and it always brings back good memories.

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Thanks Bruce, any feedback is welcome. I enjoy hearing opinions. Thanks Jeff, it's one of my favourite pieces, but it's criminally underrated!

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I posted a new version of the same recording with superior audio quality. Let me know what you think, I appreciate any feedback smile

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Very nice! I've been picking up this piece myself and like your sense of timing and rubato, which is of course integral to an effective interpretation.
What instrument are you using for the recording?


Sauter Delta 185, Bosendorfer 225, Ibach F III 215


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Thanks Wzkit1! I really appreciate the feedback, I used the Ravenscroft 275 vst and played on a Kawai VPC1. This piece is deceptively hard to voice, as a lot of the melody has to be brought out with the weak fingers of the right hand while the index and thumb are part of the accompaniment and must be played quieter. Im glad your working on it and I hope to hear you play it one day!

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One of my favourite interpretations of this piece is from Samson Francois, who plays it with sense of rhythmic freedom and spontaniety that is entirely appropriate for this piece.
https://youtu.be/1Jqxn5h7FnE

And then there's also Richter, who is much steadier, but is also beautiful in a different way
https://youtu.be/Jzl-lQPhnxw

Who do you prefer?


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Both are very good, to be honest I can't decide which one I enjoy more... I think you described them both accurately. There are so many different interpretations of this piece and I usually find myself going to each one and enjoying the differences. Other great recordings include:

Rubinstein
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP0UF5GBpJw

Jacques Rouvier
https://youtu.be/IazwSz8Ueh8


I also found it very useful to listen to orchestral/chamber renditions:

Heifetz' recording is amazing
https://youtu.be/negtskUQ1GA

These recordings of full orchestra are quite nice as well
https://youtu.be/XuSbMuMOPw

https://youtu.be/-zdXeLj3Rsc

A lot to choose from... Can't really go wrong with any!


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