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Offline dolly lo

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Question about Bach sinfonias
« on: April 09, 2009, 07:47:26 AM »
Hi  :)

I have learned 5 Bach inventions (numers 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13), and I was wondering if I able to start with the sinfonias. What do you think?

Thanks!
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Offline quasimodo

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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #1 on: April 09, 2009, 07:50:28 AM »
Most probably yes  8)
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #2 on: April 10, 2009, 06:54:34 AM »
Yes. but don not forget to practice voice separately, hands separatery and hands together. My favoirite are no 5, no 2 and no 11
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Offline dolly lo

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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #3 on: April 11, 2009, 06:29:06 AM »
Sure? I'm very happy!
What sinfonias do you recommend? I had thought learn the most difficult (according to pianostreet are no. 11, 12, 13 and 14). It would be nice?
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #4 on: April 11, 2009, 08:28:01 AM »
Sure? I'm very happy!
What sinfonias do you recommend? I had thought learn the most difficult (according to pianostreet are no. 11, 12, 13 and 14). It would be nice?
Don't Learn pieces because they are difficult or easy, learn them because you like them. Listen and pick your favorites.

" On ne joue pas du piano avec deux mains : on joue avec dix doigts. Chaque doigt doit être une voix qui chante"

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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #5 on: April 11, 2009, 11:33:01 AM »
I had started them after 4 inventions so differently yes.

From my understanding Pianowolfi is quite fond of the F Minor  8).
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #6 on: April 11, 2009, 01:56:29 PM »
F minor is awesome>
G Major too>
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #7 on: April 11, 2009, 04:07:51 PM »
And.. After five or four symphonies.. WTC? Hohoho I like to dream..  :P
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #8 on: April 12, 2009, 07:10:33 PM »
And.. After five or four symphonies.. WTC? Hohoho I like to dream..  :P

Just to destroy your dream  ;D my teacher says that after symphonies you should try French any English Suites before WTC. That is  my dream too. ;)But probably I have to wait more
Nancy

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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #9 on: April 13, 2009, 07:21:35 AM »
Just to destroy your dream  ;D my teacher says that after symphonies you should try French any English Suites before WTC. That is  my dream too. ;)But probably I have to wait more

We will keep learning! And someday.. We'll can reach WTC ^^
What are you studying now?
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #10 on: April 13, 2009, 09:24:57 AM »
We will keep learning! And someday.. We'll can reach WTC ^^
What are you studying now?
I just started sinfonia no 5. It is so nice. This is going to be my last before English and French Suites. Since September I have done 1,2,11 so far. 
Nancy

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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #11 on: April 13, 2009, 05:40:12 PM »
Hi, everybody ! I'm working on the Inventions. I have learned no 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, , 10, 13 and 14. I'm currently working on no 6.

I'm going to complete the set and then give a try to the Sinfonias. I have never worked on a three voices piece.

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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #12 on: April 14, 2009, 07:44:24 PM »
Hi, everybody ! I'm working on the Inventions. I have learned no 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, , 10, 13 and 14. I'm currently working on no 6.

I'm going to complete the set and then give a try to the Sinfonias. I have never worked on a three voices piece.

Oh, God! Do you like Bach a lot, no? 
Enjoy learning  ;D
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #13 on: April 15, 2009, 07:38:08 AM »
Indeed, he's one of my favourite composers along with Beethoven.

Why do you ask ? Do you think that I waste my time learning them all ?

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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #14 on: April 15, 2009, 08:23:10 AM »
Why do you ask ? Do you think that I waste my time learning them all ?

Although  I did not ask you,unless you like them I do not think that you are gaining something by learning them all because the pattern repites itself whereas moving to sinfonias you move a step forward and then I think after 5 or six you have seen all.
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Offline dolly lo

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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #15 on: April 15, 2009, 01:06:07 PM »


Why do you ask ? Do you think that I waste my time learning them all ?

I don't think that you are losing you time, unless you don't like them.. As Tsagari says.
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #16 on: April 15, 2009, 08:02:13 PM »
before I even started learning the piano. Invention no 8 was my favorite,a nd now I'm starting the invention/sinfonia myself. My teacher says after those are finished we wil move to the Well Tempered Klavier. The name already makes me nervous.


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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #17 on: April 15, 2009, 08:16:49 PM »
The name already makes me nervous.



Haha, me too. Just the name imposing a bit.
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Re: Question about Bach sinfonias
«Reply #18 on: February 17, 2012, 06:21:54 PM »
No, the sinfonias take years of practice 8)