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Offline Chopins_Fantaisie

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Recital Selections
on: March 27, 2004, 04:18:42 AM
Wanting to have input on the following selections - how would you arrange the pieces on the program? what piece might be chosen to "spice up" the list (there's some "heavy" classics in there - what could be played solo to relieve it?)?

Fantaisie Impromptu - Chopin

Moonlight Sonata, 3rd. Mvmt. - Beethoven

Clair de Lune - Debussy

Prelude No. 1 - Gershwin

Bumble Boogie - Jack Fina

Rondo in G - Mozart

Czardas, with violinist - Montiverdi (?)

Glitter and Be Gay, sung by soprano - (does any know the composer of this piece?)

Canon in D duet
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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #1 on: March 28, 2004, 08:16:55 AM
wow, never would i have ever imagined those pieces in the same recital as eachother.
rach on!

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #2 on: March 30, 2004, 12:29:54 AM
...what's that supposed to mean?
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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #3 on: March 30, 2004, 02:06:08 AM
Leonard Berstein composed "Glitter and Be Gay." It's from his opera "Candide".

Monteverdi never wrote a Czardas but a V. Monti did.

If you're having an intermission, I'd end the first half with the Beethoven.

I'd probably start the second half with the Chopin and end with program with the Bernstein.
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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #4 on: March 30, 2004, 02:25:50 AM
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wow, never would i have ever imagined those pieces in the same recital as eachother.



same here.

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #5 on: March 30, 2004, 03:55:55 AM
thank you, Sharon_F for your suggestion and the composer name for "Glitter...". much appreciated! also, thank you for the clarification of the composer for Czardas. Monti's is the one i wanted, just couldn't recall the name at the time.

comme- any specific piece by alkan...?  

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same here.


again... what do you mean by saying that?
Music is my refuge. I could crawl into the spaces between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #6 on: March 30, 2004, 10:28:35 PM
Repertory of a recital should at least slightly fit together. I think your recital pieces are quite randomly chosen which makes it come across rather messy. I highly doubt it will do any good.
For example, for a proper recital i'd play a whole sonata instead of a single movement. Or choose another piece. Same thing with pictures at an exhibition for example. For a recital i'd play the whole set and not a just a few.

The order in which pieces are played are usually loosely chronological.

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #7 on: March 30, 2004, 11:08:09 PM
try le festin d'aesop or the sonatine.
https://www.chopinmusic.net/sdc/

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #8 on: March 30, 2004, 11:56:37 PM
Is this a recital you're organising with lots of different people or are you playing it all?

Dave

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #9 on: March 31, 2004, 03:17:00 AM
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Repertory of a recital should at least slightly fit together. I think your recital pieces are quite randomly chosen which makes it come across rather messy. I highly doubt it will do any good.
For example, for a proper recital i'd play a whole sonata instead of a single movement. Or choose another piece. Same thing with pictures at an exhibition for example. For a recital i'd play the whole set and not a just a few.

The order in which pieces are played are usually loosely chronological.


ahh... okay. thank you for your input. i suppose the selections i've given do look "messy" an unorderly, but this is not a strict, formal, and proper recital.  (*Gasp* the horror!!  ::) ) my intent was to make it a fun student recital with some fun numbers that would be fun for the audience as well. that's why the "rather messy" and "randomly chosen" pieces....
Music is my refuge. I could crawl into the spaces between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #10 on: March 31, 2004, 03:18:20 AM
Dave -

yeah, i admit, i have to play them all....
Music is my refuge. I could crawl into the spaces between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #11 on: March 31, 2004, 03:20:57 AM
Aah ok, then its a different story  :)  

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Re: Recital Selections
Reply #12 on: March 31, 2004, 11:13:09 AM
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Repertory of a recital should at least slightly fit together. I think your recital pieces are quite randomly chosen which makes it come across rather messy. I highly doubt it will do any good.
For example, for a proper recital i'd play a whole sonata instead of a single movement. Or choose another piece. Same thing with pictures at an exhibition for example. For a recital i'd play the whole set and not a just a few.

The order in which pieces are played are usually loosely chronological.


definitely!
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