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Offline Bouter Boogie

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So what's the longest piece you've played for a concert and how long was it?

Mine is Scherzo op. 31 nr. 2 - Chopin :-[ It's not that long (about 10 minutes), but whatever ;D
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Offline dikai_yang

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #1 on: July 25, 2005, 12:21:24 PM
hmm.. liszt sonata in b... ~30 minutes...
shortest piece... liszt trsendental etude no. 1, ~5x seconds

Offline moose_opus_28

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #2 on: July 25, 2005, 02:10:42 PM
Longest single movement would be the Bach-Busoni Chaconne in d minor.  Beethoven Sonata Op. 27 No. 1 is probably longer though.  Shortest....some Grieg lyric piece ages ago.

Offline Teddybear

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #3 on: July 26, 2005, 09:53:53 AM
Schumann - Papillons
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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #4 on: July 26, 2005, 12:16:06 PM
Beethoven Tempest 1st Movement, but i strecht it out on the slow parts, and tried to catch up on the fast ones :)
difficult thogh to play over 10 minutes without a break and not loosing concentration, when you re not used to it .

Offline ramseytheii

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #5 on: July 26, 2005, 08:30:32 PM
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Offline jlh

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #6 on: July 27, 2005, 06:34:58 AM
Rachmaninoff 2nd... c.45m
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Offline stevie

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #7 on: July 27, 2005, 11:23:59 AM
Rachmaninoff 2nd... c.45m

ivo?? is that you??  ;)

Offline brewtality

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #8 on: July 27, 2005, 01:34:32 PM
I wonder if he also got booed  :P

Offline jlh

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #9 on: July 27, 2005, 10:32:12 PM
Ok... solo work, how bout that?  Do complete sonatas count?
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Offline Skeptopotamus

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #10 on: July 28, 2005, 01:36:23 AM
Bartok Piano Quintet runs about 40 minutes.

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #11 on: July 28, 2005, 03:01:56 AM
I'm waiting for Jonathan Powell to replay with "Opus Clavicembalisticum - 4 hours."

Offline nanabush

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #12 on: July 28, 2005, 08:24:55 PM
Grieg Sonata, don't remember the time exactly...
Interested in discussing:

-Prokofiev Toccata
-Scriabin Sonata 2

Offline superstar

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #13 on: July 29, 2005, 01:56:28 PM
Beethovens 5th concerto "emperor"
M.Mussorgsky - Pictures at an exhibition

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #14 on: July 30, 2005, 04:22:20 AM
Single movment:
Scriabin Sonata No.5: Around 14 min

Solo multi-movement:
Beethoven Appassionata: Around 30 mins with all repeats. 

Choral Accompaniment:
Orff - Carmina Burana, piano 2.  (The 2 piano without orchestra version, so much more to play) 60 min. 


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Offline Bouter Boogie

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #15 on: July 30, 2005, 11:01:38 AM
Ok... solo work, how bout that?  Do complete sonatas count?

Of course it counts ;)
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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #16 on: August 21, 2005, 12:06:58 PM
 Rachmaninoff Sonatra no.1 in D minor for final recital.  45mins. LOTS of FUN!

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Re: What's the longest piece you've played for a concert?
Reply #17 on: August 21, 2005, 07:32:11 PM
So what's the longest piece you've played for a concert and how long was it?

Mine is Scherzo op. 31 nr. 2 - Chopin :-[ It's not that long (about 10 minutes), but whatever ;D

Don't worry, you'll get there ! Enjoyed your movie of l'isle Joyeuse(sp) :)

Pictures at an Exhibition/Mussorgsky. 27 minutes in 1986, 31 minutes in 2002
(getting old, or goin' ivo ;D)

Fantasy op.17/Schumann  29:44

Beethoven Concerto #1 op.15  35:27
Beethoven Concerto #3 op.37  about 37 minutes
Mozart Concerto in d minor K.466, about 37 minutes again
Schumann Concerto op.54 about 30 minutes
Grieg Concerto op.15 about 30 minutes
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Concertos are long but they're segmented, you get to rest, except in the Rachmaninov 3rd, where there is hardly any rest at all. I feel that long solo pieces are more difficult than Concerti . Concerto playing is very glamorous but solo playing is more exacting (Horowitz quote).


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