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Topic: Da Ho playz Poloshirt in F# by Freddy C  (Read 1378 times)

Offline da jake

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Da Ho playz Poloshirt in F# by Freddy C
on: June 03, 2006, 02:27:21 AM
This was requested by a few members in another thread.

This is a pirate recording of Horowitz's earth shattering Nov' 26 1967 Carnegie Hall performance. He played it a few other times in the late 60s, but it was never recorded commercially.

Enjoy, and comment.
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Re: Da Ho playz Poloshirt in F# by Freddy C
Reply #1 on: June 03, 2006, 03:51:48 AM
 :o
 

  Much thanks.
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Re: Da Ho playz Poloshirt in F# by Freddy C
Reply #2 on: June 04, 2006, 05:51:44 PM
that really is  :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o
are you sure he never released it? One of his carnegie hall's is on dvd... is it not tis one?
Ah well, this is awesome. you can really feel like what its like in a live rec... pirated always sounds better... the force with which he plays it and the dynamic contrasts way supercede anything else ive ever heard him play... the way the recording device peaks out is amazing... OMG i just had a shiver of excitement as im listening to it!!!
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Offline da jake

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Re: Da Ho playz Poloshirt in F# by Freddy C
Reply #3 on: June 04, 2006, 06:01:14 PM
There is one performance on video. My teacher has it.  ;)
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Re: Da Ho playz Poloshirt in F# by Freddy C
Reply #4 on: June 13, 2006, 06:23:19 PM
There is one performance on video. My teacher has it.  ;)

The 1968 TV concert was released on vinyl by Coulmbia as "Horowitz on Television" , and in it's last incarnation as "The Legendary 1968 Television Concert" as part of Sony/Columbia's complete Horowitz Columbia recordings box set. I assume the video is avalable now, pieces of it including the g minor Ballade as well as the Carmen Variations keep showing up on Youtube.

This performance is earlier than the TV one, and superior IMO. It is an astonishing example of Horowitz' playing. Wow...  Thanks, Jake 8)
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Re: Da Ho playz Poloshirt in F# by Freddy C
Reply #5 on: June 13, 2006, 11:43:01 PM
Excellent. Horowitz at his best yet again. Did anybody else notice a weird twinge at about 9'21" though? Like the speed slowed down just enough to drop everything a half-step at the end.


 He played it a few other times in the late 60s, but it was never recorded commercially.


I am staring right now at the CD for Vol.2 of "Valdimir Horowitz: Favorite Chopin", which includes the F#- Polonaise. I actually think that recording is as good or better that this one- also earth-shattering, that one is.

Phil
 

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