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Offline rachmaninoff_forever

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Stupid things musicians say to us
« on: July 11, 2012, 02:44:10 AM »
One of my piano teachers said that Petrouchka wasn't hard.

Are you kidding me?!
 
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Re: Stupid things musicians say to us
«Reply #1 on: July 11, 2012, 03:13:53 AM »
One of my piano teachers said that Petrouchka wasn't hard.

Are you kidding me?!
 
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Perhaps for him it isn't. Hard is a relative term.
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Re: Stupid things musicians say to us
«Reply #2 on: July 11, 2012, 03:39:45 AM »
Perhaps for him it isn't. Hard is a relative term.

Well I bought the music and showed him and asked if I could play it for college auditions. 

He didn't know that there was a solo piano transcription.  So he read it and laughed at me lol
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Re: Stupid things musicians say to us
«Reply #3 on: July 18, 2012, 06:54:17 AM »
I've had a vocal teacher argue with me about the presence of 7th chords in classical music. I honestly don't know what planet she was on. And she was a classical singer too. I don't get it. Was she asleep during her theory classes?
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