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Offline marisa93

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Two Pianos Competition
« on: October 25, 2014, 04:53:45 PM »
Hi!
I'm new around here! I was wondering if anybody know about two piano's competition in the next year - 2015!
Thanks and i'm waiting for you answer's  :) :)

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #1 on: October 25, 2014, 05:54:03 PM »

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #2 on: October 29, 2014, 09:23:48 PM »
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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #3 on: October 29, 2014, 10:25:02 PM »
The nwpes one has a junior category...

Do you play quite a lot of piano duos?

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #4 on: October 29, 2014, 10:38:24 PM »
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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #5 on: October 29, 2014, 10:41:54 PM »
Unless you have an agent, you are technically an amateur pianist.

My goodness, if you're too lazy to do a google search, you'll have pretty hard time with the duo repertoire!

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #6 on: October 29, 2014, 10:45:10 PM »
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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #7 on: October 30, 2014, 01:07:30 AM »
What piece?

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #8 on: October 30, 2014, 09:14:27 AM »
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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #9 on: October 30, 2014, 05:52:31 PM »
The Mozart D major is quite challenging.... absolutely wonderful piece though.

Have you played many duets for one piano, four hands?

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #11 on: October 31, 2014, 02:47:14 AM »
Just the occasional casual duet, nothing serious, I guess I was thrown in the deep end of things :/

Which duets?

Speaking of the deep end of things, the first two-piano work I ever played was Beethoven's 9th Symphony arranged by Liszt!

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #13 on: October 31, 2014, 02:59:32 PM »

I absolutely love the second movement of the Beethoven/Liszt!

It's killer... definitely the most successful movement in terms of the effectiveness of the transcription. Insanely hard to play, though.

You should do more duets! They are all very tricky, and having good ensemble is a real art!

Did you play primo or secondo?

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #14 on: November 01, 2014, 09:15:55 AM »
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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #15 on: November 01, 2014, 02:03:39 PM »
Duo doesn't have primo/secondo. Instead, it just has 'piano 1' and 'piano 2'.

Piano 1 and Piano 2 are usually much more similar to each other than the primo and secondo parts in a duet.

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #16 on: November 01, 2014, 03:36:16 PM »
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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #17 on: November 01, 2014, 06:56:27 PM »
Duets are actually very difficult to play well!

There is some extremely advanced literature that can be played by a skilled duet team... all kinds of symphonies and other orchestral pieces!

I hope you get the chance to further explore this wonderful type of playing. These days, I enjoy duet and duo playing much more than solo playing!

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Re: Two Pianos Competition
«Reply #18 on: November 04, 2014, 09:30:53 PM »
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