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Topic: Copland's Piano Variations  (Read 1538 times)

Offline Nightscape

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Copland's Piano Variations
on: January 01, 2005, 04:55:11 AM
Is this not the best piece ever!?  I recently starting preparing this piece, and I must say it has become one of my favorite piano pieces.  It is so fun to play and listen to!I was surprised because it's also one of the most dissonant pieces I've played, yet something about the style makes the dissonance sound spine-tingling instead of nasty.

If you want to hear it go to this page and click on the green arrow:

I must warn you that you might not understand it on the first hearing (but who knows!)

Offline SteveK

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Re: Copland's Piano Variations
Reply #1 on: January 02, 2005, 03:03:03 PM
I love Copland's Piano Variations! I just started
practicing it, and it is one big piece!! :) :)
"And you probably thought I'd play badly?" - Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Offline Inscape

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Re: Copland's Piano Variations
Reply #2 on: January 02, 2005, 06:39:18 PM
Indeed, the Copland Variations are excellent.  Copland is my favorite composer.

You should also try his Piano Sonata if you're interested.

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