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Offline pianowolfi

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Montserrat
« on: July 31, 2008, 11:51:33 PM »
A deep mysterious place - an immortal remembrance. For those who like it  :)

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #1 on: August 03, 2008, 05:06:58 AM »
Very beautiful.  The opening got me hooked.   :)

Recording stuff is not setup for piano at the moment thus this related keyboard instrument for my immediate response. 

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #2 on: August 10, 2008, 07:00:23 PM »
Thank you for commenting, Quantum :) I've just come back from vacations, I will listen to your answer soon.

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #3 on: August 16, 2008, 09:23:10 AM »
Hi Quantum, I'm listening. Heh, that Dies Irae-like beginning 8) I've been messing around with the organ sounds of my Roland a while ago, maybe I will post another response soon.

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #4 on: March 17, 2009, 06:40:43 PM »
this has some great ideas to be working with. Did make me giggle though when imagining a monster Rat to the music!!!!

Again, Great stuff :)

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #5 on: March 17, 2009, 09:02:40 PM »
this has some great ideas to be working with. Did make me giggle though when imagining a monster Rat to the music!!!!

Again, Great stuff :)

Hi chopinatic

thanks for your comment :) I have got an edited version, the last part is much shorter, perhaps I will post it here someday. Well, Montserrat is a mountain in Spain, more precisely in Catalunya, famous for it's majestic rock formations and for the history of it's local convent :)


To get a little impression:


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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #6 on: March 17, 2009, 10:45:00 PM »
Hi chopinatic

thanks for your comment :) I have got an edited version, the last part is much shorter, perhaps I will post it here someday. Well, Montserrat is a mountain in Spain, more precisely in Catalunya, famous for it's majestic rock formations and for the history of it's local convent :)

Ahhhhhhh that makes more sence than i giant human eating rat!!!!!! :D

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #7 on: March 17, 2009, 11:08:41 PM »
Ahhhhhhh that makes more sence than i giant human eating rat!!!!!! :D

*Checks title*... yes I wrote Montserrat, not Monsterrat ;D It might be of interest that many women from Catalonia have this as a first name, too. Like Montserrat Caballé. I wouldn't recommend to confuse the two letters if you ever talk to her ;D

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #8 on: March 19, 2009, 06:29:04 PM »
*Checks title*... yes I wrote Montserrat, not Monsterrat ;D It might be of interest that many women from Catalonia have this as a first name, too. Like Montserrat Caballé. I wouldn't recommend to confuse the two letters if you ever talk to her ;D

Thanks for the tip, if i ever run into her i'll remember :D

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #9 on: March 23, 2009, 06:27:08 PM »
Hi wolfi,

Not surprisingly, a very inventive improv from you.  It gives glints of scenic majesty, a sense of the moment, some local color, and even hints of intrigue at times.  I liked the beginning and later the suddenly shifting tonalities every now and then, as if the shadows of clouds are perhaps moving across the massive rock faces, changing their aspect in the observer's view.  Very well played too.

 
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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #10 on: March 23, 2009, 07:30:20 PM »
Hi rachfan, thank you for your comments :), it's always very interesting to me to get feedback about what a listener is imagining while listening and you bring it very well to the point. Indeed, you are right with your perception about hints of intrigue, actually the inducement to play it came from a rather resignative (hmm, is this actually a word that can be used in English? :-\ ) or tragic mood.

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #11 on: March 24, 2009, 06:02:42 AM »
I loved this the first time I listened to it, Wolfi.  It is one of my favorites of yours, and I think one of your best.  It's quite dramatic, and it takes you away right from the start.  Today I decided it was time for another listen tonight. :)
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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #12 on: March 25, 2009, 09:33:35 AM »
Hi Goldy, I'm happy you like it  :)

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #13 on: April 01, 2009, 02:16:22 PM »
Golden, you´re on the news: http://www.pianostreet.com/blog/   8)
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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #14 on: April 04, 2009, 11:05:18 PM »
Golden, you´re on the news: http://www.pianostreet.com/blog/   8)

I think it's this thread. Maybe it could be arranged that it turns to a different thread every once in a while?

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Re: Montserrat
«Reply #15 on: April 11, 2009, 10:02:03 PM »
I also noticed that it links straight to this thread. Maybe Nils is paying you a worthy tribute, pianowolfi! :)

I am listening to Quantum's response right now with great enjoyment. I like this idea to respond to improvisation with improvisation. It makes me think to, that we could request ideas and hear how various improvisers answer in sound. 
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