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Author Topic: Moonlight Sonata - Adagio Sostenuto. Great orchestral transcription.  (Read 9452 times)
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« on: September 29, 2012, 04:23:47 AM »

This is my first Youtube video that I make.  Smiley
Have you listened to this brilliant orchestral transcription made by Leopold Stokowski??

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The masterpiece tell the performer what to do, and not the performer telling the piece what it should be like, or the cocomposer what he ought to have composed.

--Alfred Brendel--

piano sheet music of Sonata 14 (Moonlight)
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« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2012, 02:19:26 PM »

It starts off good -then descends into a horrible noise -because the sustaining instuments start quarreling with eachother too much -the orchestra sucks as an instrument -
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« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2012, 02:33:22 PM »

It starts off good -then descends into a horrible noise -because the sustaining instuments start quarreling with eachother too much -the orchestra sucks as an instrument -
ture a lot of the time with regard to transcriptions of delicate piano pieces but it works in the right hands,

i.e.
Tippett Concerto for Double String Orchestra
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