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Offline promusician

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Death to Clayderman
« on: January 21, 2015, 01:00:10 PM »
I am always a very calm and enjoyable person, but not when I heard RC's goddam crap music. I do not really understand why his music is classified as relaxing music, I will gone mad when I heard the irritating piano octaves of the marriage d'amour, and so do other pieces. So hopefully one day all his music will go banned and swept off completely from the once quality-assured classical music stage. Be gone, crap-music-creator!

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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #1 on: January 21, 2015, 03:25:18 PM »
I feel the same way about Schumann.

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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #2 on: January 21, 2015, 05:05:28 PM »
I feel the same way about Schumann.
I think that this is common knowledge on this board. However, if you don't mind my saying so, just as the visiting of death wish sentiments upon Mr Clayderman (even by a "promusician") is unacceptable, has no place on these boards (or indeed anywhere else) and cannot be excused on the grounds of the quality or merit of his work, however poor, doing the same for Schumann is equally silly, given that Schumann had already died almost 160 years ago.

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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #3 on: January 21, 2015, 11:52:21 PM »
the once quality-assured classical music stage.

It never was. In fact, historically it was much less so - and much the better for it.
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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #4 on: January 22, 2015, 02:10:24 AM »
I shall made my statement clear that death simply does not mean the termination of one's life, as if this was real, his crap music will still be played and ''appreciated'' for a further 10 or 20 years. I may be in the minority but every piano teacher and piano student should be educated on how to appreciate good music and widening their listening habits, as Thal mentioned. Considerable efforts need to put in to prevent these music from polluting the classical stage and importantly, mother nature, as it seems to be as lethal as carbon monoxide.

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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #5 on: January 22, 2015, 02:14:41 AM »
Like Akhenaten, we must do all we can to ensure his name and music is erased from history.

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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #6 on: January 22, 2015, 02:19:50 AM »
Like Akhenaten, we must do all we can to ensure his name and music is erased from history.

Thal

And just look how well that worked.  ::)
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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #7 on: January 22, 2015, 02:28:06 AM »
He's the most successful pianist in the world, no need to be jealous :)

Clayderman has recorded over 1,300 melodies,
 has devoted much of his time performing concerts, going as far as playing 200 shows in 250 days.

As of 2006, his record sales number at approximately 150 million, and has 267 gold and 70 platinum albums to his credit. He is popular in Asia and is noted by the Guinness Book of World Records as being "the most successful pianist in the world".

Tall Poppy syndrome in action!
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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #8 on: January 22, 2015, 02:34:53 AM »
He is popular in Asia and is noted by the Guinness Book of World Records as being "the most successful pianist in the world".

Lang Lang is much better than him though, laugh my teeth off!!

As of 2006, his record sales number at approximately 150 million, and has 267 gold and 70 platinum albums to his credit.

I wonder why people like to listen to the same song over and over. As I know, much of his albums are the same songs repeatedly issued in different covers.

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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #9 on: January 22, 2015, 02:50:02 AM »
Most people who listen to piano music don't feel the urge to explore anything else, we (those who use piano groups online) are in the minority's with our diverse piano music interest.
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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #10 on: January 22, 2015, 04:47:03 AM »
Most people who listen to piano music don't feel the urge to explore anything else, we (those who use piano groups online) are in the minority's with our diverse piano music interest.

It seems quite a few people around here fail the diversity test too.
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Re: Death to Clayderman
«Reply #11 on: January 22, 2015, 07:53:46 AM »
I shall made my statement clear that death simply does not mean the termination of one's life
Ah, I see; you have redefined death for the purposes of your argument. This does you no favours whatsoever.

I may be in the minority but every piano teacher and piano student should be educated on how to appreciate good music and widening their listening habits, as Thal mentioned.
Where did Thal mention this? At the time you posted this, all that Thal had contributed to this thread was "I feel the same way about Schumann".

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