NOTE FOR NEW TAKE: Been practising for another week! I think this sounds a lot better than my first try
I cut a mistake out near the end. It doesn't sound good, but trust me, the mistake would be worse!
Okay, so this is my first upload. I do know a little more than what I have recorded, but I started to mess up and didn't feel like continuing for 15 seconds more piano (and my back is hurting).
I don't have any recording gear, so this is done on my iPhone. Sorry!
I'm 17 and have been playing since august. I started practising this piece a month ago or so. I am just uploading this to get opinions on how I am doing so far. It is an acoustic upright piano, but it doesn't sound too good on the iPhone... The piano is standing in my 10m2 room as well, so there are absolutely no acoustics.
There might be some A's missing in the bass sometimes (I probably missed more), but that it because it gets stuck sometimes. Sorry for the messup in the end. I do continue, but it got really bad after that, so i stopped by then. (and cut the worst out)
The thing in the background is the pedal making squeeky sounds, it isn't in very good condition...
So I've been playing the piano for 9 months now, playing this piece for almost 6. It is still the only piece that I have finished and feel comfortable with.
On my quest to spread classical music, I am performing with this on Thursday at a spring recital/concert/whateverit'scalled as the only classical musician.
I think I'm getting it quite right now, although I am totally aware of the small mistakes, like some notes too quiet/loud and lifting the pedal too early at times as well. I even think I missed a note somewhere. The ending sequence could also be a bit better and clearer, but overall I still think it's a good performance. I don't even think the untrained ear will be bothered much by the mistakes.
Recorded on my teachers Yamaha piano, which I still am not quite comfortable with, especially the not with pedal, although it is still SOO much better than my 100-year old upright.
You are listening to the first and only take. I very rarely have the chance to record my playing.
Let me know what you think, it is greatly appreciated. Advice on making the performance better even more so.
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