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Offline rachmaninoff_forever

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Should I do an intermission or no
« on: April 03, 2016, 09:35:35 PM »
Alright so yo...

I got this recital joint in two weeks and this is what I'm throwin down.

Bach prelude and fugue Bb minor book 1

Beethoven op 81a

Rachmaninoff moment musicals 1,3, and 4



I know it's not a lot so I was wondering if I should crank this all out in one sitting or do a short intermission after I finish the Beethoven or something.  Oh and it's important to know that it takes me longer than normal to finish the Beethoven.
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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #1 on: April 03, 2016, 09:54:05 PM »
Lmfao wut are you a wuss play the whole thing in one sitting you pansy

And record it so i can listen to you play
I havent heard anything else besides your ondine!

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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #2 on: April 03, 2016, 10:12:57 PM »
Do it all in one sitting no point in intermission at our stage, the audience wants to be in and out of there not anything dragged on
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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #3 on: April 03, 2016, 10:21:03 PM »
Lmfao wut are you a wuss play the whole thing in one sitting you pansy

And record it so i can listen to you play
I havent heard anything else besides your ondine!

I have a few recordings from high school somewhere around here
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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #4 on: April 03, 2016, 10:23:50 PM »
Alright so yo...

I got this recital joint in two weeks and this is what I'm throwin down.

Bach prelude and fugue Bb minor book 1

Beethoven op 81a

Rachmaninoff moment musicals 1,3, and 4



I know it's not a lot so I was wondering if I should crank this all out in one sitting or do a short intermission after I finish the Beethoven or something.  Oh and it's important to know that it takes me longer than normal to finish the Beethoven.

Okay, my advice is, if you have it up: is to play something (I cannot believe I am using these words) something flashy about six minutes long in the second half.  Or if you don't, play a series of pieces from the Impressionists which works out to about ten minutes in time.

Then, as an encore, play the Rach #3  Moment Musicaux.  Your program, at this juncture is too short, and, specific to the last composer, not all that well structured.

Good luck to you.

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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #5 on: April 03, 2016, 10:27:25 PM »
yeah but you have like 4000 posts
dont exactly have the willpower to look through them all

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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #6 on: April 03, 2016, 10:34:57 PM »
Generally i go w the guideline, 60 min or longer of playing time, intermission ie 10 min, people get up stretch  walk around, talk, restroom water , etc
,house lights on.
less.than 60 i have used an interval, 5 minutes , houselights if turned on are dimmed, and people can talk stand up but not long enough as intermission, just a quick breather for you. Interval would be more for you than audience.

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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #7 on: April 03, 2016, 10:44:05 PM »
yeah but you have like 4000 posts
dont exactly have the willpower to look through them all
Supposedly, the purposive nature of this website is to help and offer constructive criticism/advice.  Accordingly, please leave your personal feelings out of it.

The difference between this website and F. Baxter's is that we don't get to freely pop-off whenever we feel like it.  On point, the OP's original question was straightforward, succinct, and a common problem to most pianists.

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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #8 on: April 03, 2016, 11:14:04 PM »
Supposedly, the purposive nature of this website is to help and offer constructive criticism/advice.  Accordingly, please leave your personal feelings out of it.

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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #9 on: April 03, 2016, 11:41:26 PM »
chill
My behavior on a particular thread depends on the OP. I know RF can handle roasting because he's chill, I wouldn't however display the same attitude on one of your threads. So chill out, drink a cup of coffee and relax. Learn to ignore pointless posts.

That was a roast? 

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Re: Should I do an intermission or no
«Reply #10 on: April 03, 2016, 11:53:13 PM »
chill
My behavior on a particular thread depends on the OP. I know RF can handle roasting because he's chill, I wouldn't however display the same attitude on one of your threads. So chjill out, drink a cup of coffee and relax. Learn to ignore pointless posts.
He lives in a world of internetz idealism.
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