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Offline steveie986

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Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
« on: June 13, 2006, 10:36:45 AM »
In this post:

Aria, I, IV, IX, XVIII, XXII

To come soon: II, V, X, XV, XXX

Recorded on a Yamaha grand

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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #1 on: June 13, 2006, 10:42:37 AM »
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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #2 on: June 14, 2006, 02:33:14 PM »
That´s a wonderfull recording. Great technique, You realy master theses pieces. It sounds a lot like Glenn Gould, but hey...wasn´t he the best interreter of Bahc? ;) Wich equipment did you use here? you got very good quality.

Keep posting! It´s a shame no one is comenting on this post.  >:(

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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #3 on: June 15, 2006, 04:43:11 AM »
Thanks for the kind words.

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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #4 on: June 15, 2006, 05:53:18 AM »
I'm sure you will have more comments.  I've seen a number of Bach fans here.  Probably will just take a bit more time.  I listened to 1 and 4 so far, very nice!  Quite a different interpretation from mine, so it was interesting to hear in that respect, but also, I just really appreciated the quality of your playing.  Lovely job.   

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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #5 on: June 15, 2006, 10:43:08 PM »
It sounds a lot like Glenn Gould, but hey...wasn´t he the best interreter of Bahc?


NO.

By the way, the recordings are AMAZING . Even better than Glenn Gould ( seriously).
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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #6 on: June 18, 2006, 09:56:47 AM »
I only heard the 1st varation but it is really lovely! Sorry I can't give some constructive critisism but well, I would have no idea on how to improve it even more :).

Greets, Buebo.

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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #7 on: June 20, 2006, 02:09:43 AM »
Thanks for the comments.

I've been inspired very much by Glenn Gould (hence the "Gouldberg" Variations). I learned these pieces by myself over a period of about 2-3 months. Unfortunately I haven't had formal lessons in a while (4 years) so I really appreciate all comments and suggestions. The touchstone for my interpretation is Gould's 1981 recording, though I can sympathize with those who dislike it. I also consult Perahia and Tureck's equally excellent recordings.

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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #9 on: June 20, 2006, 04:09:41 PM »
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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #10 on: June 20, 2006, 09:32:17 PM »
She is great indeed.  ;D but for some reason I prefer Gould an Perrahia, in comparisson with her version o Goldberg variations.

Anyway steveie, great job, specialy without a teacher. You shoul look for one, I´m shure you will get even better! (it happend to me)

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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #11 on: June 24, 2006, 02:11:52 AM »
Stunning!
Ok, you don't need the praises, but the critizizm right? Bach purists would probably find that some of your ornamentations are not in the most appropriate places.

Post the rest soon, I miss the variation II  ;D
Bravo!
 
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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #12 on: June 24, 2006, 04:23:41 AM »
Thanks for listening.

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Re: Gouldberg Variations (better sound quality this time)
«Reply #13 on: September 18, 2008, 09:17:48 AM »
bump. More criticism please.