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#1989447 - 11/21/12 03:57 PM Another in-home recital went well! Scarlatti and Schubert  
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We crammed 18 people into our living room to hear pianist Frank Lévy play some Scarlatti, followed by all the Schubert improptus.

My friends were rapt, including one very well-behaved 5 year old!

Here's some video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwgdwUudZwQ&feature=youtu.be

It was nice hearing this up-close instead of in a concert hall.



(At around 45 seconds you can see the configuration of the room. This is in a small ~1600 sq/ft house, and we fit everyone in. The piano is 225cm long--a little big for the space.)

Recorded with a pair of cardiod condensers at the "tail". Not the optimal position, but I didn't want people banging into Mic stands.

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#1989465 - 11/21/12 04:42 PM Re: Another in-home recital went well! Scarlatti and Schubert [Re: Thrill Science]  
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#1989467 - 11/21/12 04:44 PM Re: Another in-home recital went well! Scarlatti and Schubert [Re: musica71]  
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#1989483 - 11/21/12 05:11 PM Re: Another in-home recital went well! Scarlatti and Schubert [Re: Thrill Science]  
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#1989498 - 11/21/12 05:36 PM Re: Another in-home recital went well! Scarlatti and Schubert [Re: Thrill Science]  
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I have heard Levy play at the Mannes IKIF several times since has as been teaching in that program for some time. I think he's terrific.





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