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Reply #100 on: December 02, 2011, 09:44:04 AM
DG knows that both youth and sex sell. They really don't care so much about talent, obviously (but I won't go into that in this thread).

Yes, that's very true.  When listening to music, I'm quite good at picking up wrong notes and technical points.  However, I find it a lot more difficult to distinguish pianists who have mastered all that.  I'll probably not have the musicality to do that even after another 10 years of study.

On the other hand, my male instinct quickly tells me that Alice Sara Ott is attractive.  Is that why I have bought 2 of her CDs?
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #101 on: December 02, 2011, 12:29:29 PM
Alice Sara Ott certainly is attractive  :)
Repertoire.
2011/2012

Brahms op 118
Chopin Preludes op 28
Grieg Holberg Suite
Mendelssohn Piano trio D minor op 49
Rachmaninoff Etude Tabelaux op 33 no 3 & 4 op 39 no 2
Scriabin Preludes op 1

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Reply #102 on: December 02, 2011, 03:45:06 PM
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Reply #103 on: December 02, 2011, 04:34:01 PM
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Reply #104 on: December 02, 2011, 04:40:39 PM
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Reply #105 on: December 02, 2011, 04:45:02 PM
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Reply #106 on: December 02, 2011, 09:31:53 PM
Why don't we have a most underrated overrated neglected hardest shapetly attractive pianists thread? Surely someone somewhere must be itching to start one!

Grrr!!!

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Reply #107 on: December 03, 2011, 07:50:36 PM
I think Lisitsa has a very typical Russian/Ukrainian appearance, which can appear quite exotic.

Maybe so, I think she looks more Latvian or Finnish perhaps. Ukranian women are darker in general.

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Reply #108 on: December 04, 2011, 04:10:17 PM
natalie glebova (she also won the 05 miss universe title and does a good bit of modeling)


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Reply #109 on: December 04, 2011, 07:23:39 PM

another cute one, Beatrice Berrut





Funny this Beatrice reminds me of my mum from pictures and videos when she was 20 or something!!  :P (we were just watching old pictures and videos two weeks ago cause we were looking for pictures and videos of my oldest cousin who had a birthday). :)  8)

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Reply #110 on: December 04, 2011, 07:38:13 PM
natalie glebova (she also won the 05 miss universe title and does a good bit of modeling)




That is horrible.

I have seen more meat on an Ethiopian cows arse.

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Reply #111 on: December 04, 2011, 07:43:04 PM


Her vagina lower central pelvic region sticks out way too far.

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Reply #112 on: December 04, 2011, 07:48:06 PM
Why don't we have a most underrated overrated neglected hardest shapetly attractive pianists thread? Surely someone somewhere must be itching to start one!

Grrr!!!

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Perhaps we could rate the most overrated attractive pianists by the difficulty of getting them into bed.

Also Chopin.

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Reply #113 on: December 04, 2011, 11:46:30 PM
Perhaps we could rate the most overrated attractive pianists by the difficulty of getting them into bed.
Perhaps you could, although on quite what grounds and using quite what parameters you or anyone else might attempt to do this is less clear than mud; it's also rather difficult to play the piano when in bed (or so I'm told), so even the motivation to do such a thing is equally unclear.

Also Chopin.
"Also Chopin" what?

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Reply #114 on: December 06, 2011, 12:16:27 AM
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Reply #115 on: December 06, 2011, 06:48:49 AM
That is horrible.

I have seen more meat on an Ethiopian cows arse.
I didn't realise that you'd even been to Ethiopia! Do tell us about your trip there!

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Reply #116 on: December 06, 2011, 12:48:36 PM
I didn't realise that you'd even been to Ethiopia! Do tell us about your trip there!

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Everyone hold your fire:

I very, very, very strongly suspect that she's been photoshopped. The photoshopping of normal healthy human females into anorectic mutants is a plague and a curse in advertising these days  >:(.   

The ladies know what I am talking about; fellows, ask your SO/sister/friend if you don't believe me. 

 I am deeply sorry to see it's gotten into the music world as well.

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Reply #117 on: December 06, 2011, 01:23:36 PM
Everyone hold your fire:

I very, very, very strongly suspect that she's been photoshopped. The photoshopping of normal healthy human females into anorectic mutants is a plague and a curse in advertising these days  >:(.   

The ladies know what I am talking about; fellows, ask your SO/sister/friend if you don't believe me. 

I am deeply sorry to see it's gotten into the music world as well.
I know well what you're talking about, too; I don't need to ask any female in order to find out. I wasn't firing, either, so I have no need to hold fire.

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Reply #118 on: December 06, 2011, 01:57:45 PM
Everyone hold your fire:

I very, very, very strongly suspect that she's been photoshopped. The photoshopping of normal healthy human females into anorectic mutants is a plague and a curse in advertising these days  >:(.  

The ladies know what I am talking about; fellows, ask your SO/sister/friend if you don't believe me.  

 I am deeply sorry to see it's gotten into the music world as well.

-s.


if only she were shopped, then she'd at least have a good excuse, unfortunately that's not a release photo with touch up normally seen it's from the universe pageant itself (aka the malnourishment promenade)...all of those girls at that level are ultra underfed, pretty, but in dire need of a few peanut butter sandwiches.



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Reply #119 on: December 06, 2011, 02:17:39 PM
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Reply #120 on: December 06, 2011, 08:50:21 PM
As the style and quality of music is not an issue here, would anyone object if Richard Clayderman is nominated?
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #121 on: December 06, 2011, 09:22:30 PM
As the style and quality of music is not an issue here, would anyone object if Richard Clayderman is nominated?
Yes. Isn't this thread supposedly about pianists?

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Reply #122 on: December 06, 2011, 09:35:34 PM
Yes. Isn't this thread supposedly about pianists?

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Of course he is. Richard Clayderman is as much a pianist is Olga Stenkavich and that Miss Universe 2005 whose recording we have not even heard.  One may not like Clayderman's music, but he actually got accepted into the Paris Conservatory at the age of 12.
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #123 on: December 07, 2011, 04:29:37 PM
Has anyone mentioned Lola Astanova?
'new' pix of lola released in anticipation of her carnegie hall recitla debut
(https://www.carnegiehall.org/Event.aspx?id=4294980025)
looks like it'll be a good program
(Program
CHOPIN Nocturne Op. 62 No. 1, Etude Op. 25 No. 5, Sonata No. 2 Op. 35, and Scherzo No. 2 Op. 31
SCRIABIN Etudes Op. 8 No. 11 and Op. 42 No. 5
RACHMANINOFF Prelude Op. 3 No. 2, Moment Musicaux Op. 16 No. 4, and Prelude Op. 32 No. 10)

just a few from her shoot (one of these looks like was used for the anouncement poster her folks released)



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Reply #124 on: December 07, 2011, 06:44:37 PM


Of course he is. Richard Clayderman is as much a pianist is Olga Stenkavich and that Miss Universe 2005 whose recording we have not even heard.  One may not like Clayderman's music, but he actually got accepted into the Paris Conservatory at the age of 12.
And then what happened?

When "his music" is being talked about, incidentally, most if not all of it isn't his at all but someone else's.

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Reply #125 on: December 07, 2011, 07:42:32 PM
Alistair is just upset that we're not posting enough guys.



Pletnev's predilection for little Thai boys sort of ruins him, though (as did old age).


Also, a young Ruth Laredo:

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Reply #126 on: December 07, 2011, 10:37:56 PM
And then what happened?

When "his music" is being talked about, incidentally, most if not all of it isn't his at all but someone else's.

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I previously thought you had not heard of him, but obviously I was wrong.  If so, I don't understand at all why you don't consider him worthy to be called a pianist (while you didn't seem to have objected to females such as Miss Universe 2005 being nominated).

By the way, when I said "Clayderman's music" I was using the term loosely, just as Madonna's music does not imply that it was written by her.
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #127 on: December 07, 2011, 10:54:29 PM

I saw on Youtube that you can hire Lola Astanova and Valery Gergiev for a concert for $1million and you get to keep the Steinway grand she performed on.  

This is obviously aimed at Russian oligarchs.  Looking at the promotion photos one cannot but wonder what if any freebies come with the deal.

Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #128 on: December 09, 2011, 03:00:37 PM
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Reply #129 on: December 09, 2011, 03:02:57 PM
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Reply #130 on: December 09, 2011, 03:46:23 PM
I previously thought you had not heard of him, but obviously I was wrong.  If so, I don't understand at all why you don't consider him worthy to be called a pianist (while you didn't seem to have objected to females such as Miss Universe 2005 being nominated).
The only reson that you could conclude that I "didn't see to have objected", etc., is that I'd not bothered to mention that I do! - so, fair enough. No, for the record, serious and gifted pianists are one thing; Miss Universe and Mr Clayderman are quite another.

By the way, when I said "Clayderman's music" I was using the term loosely, just as Madonna's music does not imply that it was written by her.
I know; "all too loosely, indeed", said the composer(!)...

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Reply #131 on: December 09, 2011, 04:14:04 PM
The only reson that you could conclude that I "didn't see to have objected", etc., is that I'd not bothered to mention that I do! - so, fair enough. No, for the record, serious and gifted pianists are one thing; Miss Universe and Mr Clayderman are quite another.
I know; "all too loosely, indeed", said the composer(!)...

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Sure.  No, I don't consider Mr Clayderman a serious pianist either. Although apparently he had to drop out of the Paris Conservatoire due to financial difficulties.
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #132 on: December 09, 2011, 05:32:33 PM
Sure.  No, I don't consider Mr Clayderman a serious pianist either. Although apparently he had to drop out of the Paris Conservatoire due to financial difficulties.
I don't suppose that he suffers from those any more!

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Reply #133 on: December 09, 2011, 06:43:47 PM
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Reply #134 on: December 09, 2011, 06:47:15 PM
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Reply #135 on: December 09, 2011, 06:47:48 PM
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Reply #136 on: December 09, 2011, 06:55:54 PM
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Reply #137 on: December 10, 2011, 03:42:44 AM
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Reply #138 on: December 10, 2011, 05:22:18 AM
Wow!  Thanks for posting that.  That was highly entertaining and very well done!  I liked the eye candy in the background (Violinist).  I thoroughly enjoyed that, but I have to say that pic of her in that gold dress and that position she is doing looks cheap and not attractive! Not a good use of a piano for a prop in this instance.  Maybe a stripper pole would have been better.
Other than that -- awesome video!
By the way, I listened to that Gottschalk piece on youtube and it is beautiful.  I used to shop at a department store in Silverdale, WA called Gottschalk's.  Any relation?  HA!

I love it!  Just watched it again!  Some company should pick this up for use to sell its product.  This is the type of music and entertainment that everyone loves!
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Reply #139 on: December 10, 2011, 06:59:32 AM
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What?! That last one is a pianist?!?!?!?
This thread is getting more and more lurid and appaling with each contribution.
Oh well.  I guess you can't live solely on music and art...

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Reply #140 on: December 10, 2011, 07:18:45 AM
 :)  I just love it!  I can't stop watching it!  It should win a prize of some sort!  It's also so inspiring!  
That's one more reason why I love this forum: so many useful tips, videos, personalities, countries, etc.
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Reply #141 on: December 10, 2011, 11:11:34 AM
I don't suppose that he sufferes from those any more!

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Yes, that's quite ironic.  If I were him I would reenroll and finish the course now.  Don't know if conservatoires accept mature students though.
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #142 on: December 10, 2011, 11:14:22 AM
:)  I just love it!  I can't stop watching it!  It should win a prize of some sort!  It's also so inspiring!  
That's one more reason why I love this forum: so many useful tips, videos, personalities, countries, etc.


It looks like most of these sexy females are not very well known pianists. Perhaps this is evidence that afterall looks aren't everything, yet.
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #143 on: December 10, 2011, 11:26:35 AM
To readress the balance somewhat, let's consider someone more classic, more English:



For those of you who may not know, Brenda Lucas Ogdon is John Ogdon's widow.  She is a concert pianist herself and an active teacher.  She was also Mr Ogdon's duo partner and has recorded much of his music.
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #144 on: December 10, 2011, 05:20:41 PM
Well, at least this is a refreshing return to normality.

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Reply #145 on: December 10, 2011, 07:43:10 PM
Ahem...

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Reply #146 on: December 10, 2011, 09:00:11 PM
Well, at least this is a refreshing return to normality.

So, normality means a homely, relatively not-so-attractive-looking woman?

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Reply #147 on: December 10, 2011, 09:27:27 PM
So, normality means a homely, relatively not-so-attractive-looking woman?
Don't even begin to ask me what "normality" means in this particular context (not that you were doing so, of course)...

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Reply #148 on: December 10, 2011, 09:38:41 PM
natalie glebova (she also won the 05 miss universe title and does a good bit of modeling)


In this picture she bears an uncanny resemblance to an American porn star known as Stoya.
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3

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Reply #149 on: December 10, 2011, 09:41:54 PM
myleene klass



Yes, a rather tasteless picture.  All it's trying to say is the she is the master in the art of making music on the piano.
Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 12
Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu, Nocturn in C sharp minor, Op post
Brahms - Op 118, Nos 2 & 3
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