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This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 ) (Read 8407 times)

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #1 on: November 28, 2010, 03:32:43 PM »
 ;D She looks like well trained monkey  ;D Like she's imitating somebody else's behavior :)

How old is she? Like 11 or something? She'll get over it :)

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #2 on: November 28, 2010, 03:57:05 PM »
;D She looks like well trained monkey  ;D Like she's imitating somebody else's behavior :)

How old is she? Like 11 or something? She'll get over it :)

Smileys notwithstanding, I think that's both harsh and unjustified.  I saw nothing tasteless, excessive or even commentworthy at all in her demeanor.

I wouldn't conclude that this girl is "really good" based on one performance of a relatively easy piece, but I do think she plays it quite well.  Though she employs a bit more rubato than I personally favor, I found her playing to be sensitive, expressive and competent.
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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #3 on: November 28, 2010, 04:00:17 PM »
 :o Sorry, I guest my post was misunderstood. I commented only her behavior, which doesn't seems to look sincere. Smileys are for showing I mean no harm. Sorry if it sounded mean.

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #4 on: November 28, 2010, 04:11:48 PM »
She was 7 years and 10 months when this video was recorded. Not 9, 10 or 11.  Don't make your comments like monkeys.Try to behave like a human being and a little more sensitive.

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #5 on: November 28, 2010, 04:22:56 PM »
Fantastic control.  I don't think she's mimicking, just lacks a little understanding.  I enjoyed it - rare for me.

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #6 on: November 29, 2010, 06:52:33 PM »
All I can say is lucky is the teacher who has this girl.  And I think she's probably lucky to have the right teacher.  Her playing is natural as well as the big sound she gets out of the piano.  Very musical.  Her phrasing is remarkable for one so young.
I don't teach, though, so maybe that's how all kids play now.  I find such a high level of musicianship in kids these days.  At least the ones I listen to here.

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #7 on: November 29, 2010, 08:59:18 PM »
Kids like this are an exception for "normal" teachers like me.

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #8 on: November 30, 2010, 03:41:06 PM »
It's kids like these that make "normal" teachers flavor-of-the-month!  ;D

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #9 on: November 30, 2010, 10:22:37 PM »
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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #10 on: November 30, 2010, 10:43:31 PM »
Yes, she's really good. Now if those round her really love her, they'll make sure she's given more than just instant celebrity in life!
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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #11 on: December 01, 2010, 12:58:41 AM »
I liked her performing. And I dont see anything of "monkey". For a little girl, a good tone and a good phrasing. There are in youtube a lot of little "monkeys", but it isnt the case. This kid has something special. Like americans say, "wait and see"...

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #12 on: December 01, 2010, 01:08:25 AM »
But I liked more the first video. In the second, there`s perhaps a over use of pedalling and I think phrasing isnt so good. But she`s good, indeed.

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #13 on: January 24, 2011, 05:18:13 AM »
 :)

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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #14 on: January 24, 2011, 01:04:45 PM »
she is very good but i think the first waltz was a little too fast considering the story behind it and it being a farewell waltz
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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #15 on: January 24, 2011, 04:39:35 PM »
Yes she's very well trained.....
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Re: This Kid is really good ( Chopin waltz in A flat major Op. 69 No. 1 )
«Reply #16 on: January 27, 2011, 08:40:54 PM »
Nothing wrong with this at all.  All the elements are there, just need to connect the dots.
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