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Yes, it is that time again! Hope you are ready for ABF Quarterly Recital #61.

If you are new to the quarterly recitals, here is how they work: On the first of February, May, August, and November, the recital opens for submissions. You then have two weeks to submit your performance. The recital goes "live" on the 15th, and you can then listen to the performances and make comments,

The quarterly recitals are open to any music at any level. The only rule is that you may only submit one performance (although it could be a "medley" in one recording). And it has to be piano or keyboard related.

All you need to participate is an mp3 recording. Youtube videos are optional, but are very popular.

There is plenty of experience here in the ABF, so if you have a question, just ask.

Now go practice!
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I just re-learned a song that I submitted 10 years ago. Is this acceptable to submit a piece a second time ?



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I've submitted new versions of previously submitted pieces a couple of times, so go for it!

I'm doing MOYD this year and I think it's actually going to help me get my piece recorded smile - I missed the last recital.


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Yes, I'll go for it, I just recorded another piece this morning and it was not really great, it's not ready.

It's fun re-learning old tunes, it feels so good to see how much I improve over the year.



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Now only 1 week until the recital opens for submissions at recitals.pianoworld.com

Feb 1st at about 6AM US Eastern time: recital opens for submissions
Feb 15th at about 6 AM US Eastern time: submissions close and recital goes "live"

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Originally Posted by Sam S
Now only 1 week until the recital opens for submissions at recitals.pianoworld.com

Feb 1st at about 6AM US Eastern time: recital opens for submissions
Feb 15th at about 6 AM US Eastern time: submissions close and recital goes "live"

Sam

Do you wake up February 1st and active the recital ? Or is this an automated process ?



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Originally Posted by Serge88
Originally Posted by Sam S
Now only 1 week until the recital opens for submissions at recitals.pianoworld.com

Feb 1st at about 6AM US Eastern time: recital opens for submissions
Feb 15th at about 6 AM US Eastern time: submissions close and recital goes "live"

Sam

Do you wake up February 1st and active the recital ? Or is this an automated process ?

Not automated. I wake up at 5 my time every day. I'm retired now, but used to commute into the big city, so I am stuck with the habit now. I am usually practicing by 6AM.

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Ok, thanks for your punctuality.



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Thank you Sam for all your hard work doing this!


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Thanks Sam, I'll have ready my first submission, can't wait !!!

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Now it is just 1 day until Recital #61 opens for submissions!

At 6AM US Eastern time Feb 1st the recital will open for submissions at recitals.pianoworld.com
At about 6AM US Eastern time Feb 15th, submissions will close and the recital will go live.

Ready?

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Gya! I am so close to having my piece ready! Two weeks, and even better, there are still two weekends after today!


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Countdown, guys. Y'all ready? Hehheh . . thought not!

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Open and ready to go.

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