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Don’t thank me now, but I think I have developed a piano scoring system. And it’s this: If you can play Frank Liszt’s Libestraum 3 up to the first cadenza (not including the cadenza) you can call yourself a strong intermediate. If you can play the entire piece at tempo, you, sir/madam, are an advanced pianist.

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What is a "piano scoring system"? And, no, I won't thank you.


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BruceD,

Exactly what I said. You disagree? Bravo, we’ve just had a civil exchange


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What do you do about pianists who have never played it ?
I haven’t and choose not to— there is so much other music that I really want to play


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Oh... I clicked on the title thinking "scoring" meant music scoring, as in writing a music score.

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Originally Posted by Nandoh
BruceD,

Exactly what I said. You disagree? Bravo, we’ve just had a civil exchange

Since you haven't had the courtesy to answer my initial question, I hardly consider that we have had a "civil" exchange. There has, as yet, been no exchange, in the sense of conveying information requested.

Yet another poster has not understood "piano scoring system."


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It must be 2020 and all that’s going on. My original post was meant as a tongue in cheek protest of how difficult Liebestraum 3 is. No disrespect to BruceD.


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Originally Posted by Nandoh
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It must be 2020 and all that’s going on. My original post was meant as a tongue in cheek protest of how difficult Liebestraum 3 is. No disrespect to BruceD.

Without a video, I could not see where your tongue was placed.


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No worries Nandoh.
It’s really difficult for me to tell when posts are meant to be tongue in cheek. I just assume they are not, and then wait to be corrected. 😊

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Originally Posted by Nandoh
Don’t thank me now, but I think I have developed a piano scoring system. And it’s this: If you can play Frank Liszt’s Libestraum 3 up to the first cadenza (not including the cadenza) you can call yourself a strong intermediate. If you can play the entire piece at tempo, you, sir/madam, are an advanced pianist.

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Thank you for the welcome! (Like all vampires, I have to be welcomed in to be able to enter another's abode.)

But I do believe that said Liebesträume has two cadenzas, the first one with RH double notes, which I can easily play prestissimo, but I can't play the second one properly (because I can easily fudge it wink , so I don't practice it). Does that mean I'm a beginner getting on advanced?


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