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Topic: [ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit  (Read 2688 times)

Offline jessipch

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[ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit
on: August 08, 2016, 02:39:53 PM
hi guys, I will be having my ATCL in 2 weeks. We did record (including bowings) which was within 32-38 mins (~33mins), as required by Trinity.
I just checked their syllabus:the time between movements and items are excluded. So I am sightly under 32 mins now...

Here are the times my repertoires excluding breaks and bowings:

Bach Toccata BWV 914 total:7mins 58s
Intro+Un poco allegro 2mins 20s
Adagio 2mins 24s
Allegro 3mins 14s

Brahms intermezzo op 118 no2: 5mins 42s

beethoven sonata op 10 no1 total: 17mins 36s
1st mov: 6mins 4s
2nd mov: 6mins 38s
3rd mov:4mins 54s
*repeats in 1st and 3rd mov are played*

so the total time= 31mins 16s, JUST under the mininium of 32 mins
So...i know it's not the time for panic but any advice?
Thanks a brunch!

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Re: [ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit
Reply #1 on: August 08, 2016, 02:59:13 PM
So you need a short piece in order to complete the timing ?

About some modern stuff ? You have baroque, classical and romantic, but no modern or contemporary.

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Re: [ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit
Reply #2 on: August 08, 2016, 03:11:26 PM

 :D

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Re: [ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit
Reply #3 on: August 08, 2016, 03:11:52 PM
Regarding Beethoven Op.10 No.1.
I do not know the sheet music, but I thought the 2nd movement is around 9-11 minutes?
Are there repeats not happening?
Under 7 minutes seem frightfully fast for Adagio Molto.

The rest of the timing seems about what I'd expect approximately.

Also I am sure 30 seconds is not going to make or break your results to be honest.

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Re: [ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit
Reply #4 on: August 08, 2016, 03:51:54 PM
play it slower  ;D

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Re: [ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit
Reply #5 on: August 08, 2016, 04:08:12 PM
So you need a short piece in order to complete the timing ?

About some modern stuff ? You have baroque, classical and romantic, but no modern or contemporary.
haven't considered this but may have to check the regulation on adding a new piece.

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Re: [ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit
Reply #6 on: August 08, 2016, 04:10:54 PM
Regarding Beethoven Op.10 No.1.
I do not know the sheet music, but I thought the 2nd movement is around 9-11 minutes?
Are there repeats not happening?
Under 7 minutes seem frightfully fast for Adagio Molto.

The rest of the timing seems about what I'd expect approximately.

Also I am sure 30 seconds is not going to make or break your results to be honest.

There's no repeat for this movement but true I was rushing a bit fast after checking other's playing on youtube! Great thanks for pointing this out I am going to try it out :D
Btw, how to make sure the music flow with a slower but steady tempo at this moment?

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Re: [ATCL in 2 weeks] slightly under time limit
Reply #7 on: August 08, 2016, 05:44:38 PM
Well the slower playing while not making the music fall apart is the difficulty isn't it? 8)
I like Beethoven at a good tempo, but sometimes its easy and wrong to rush it.

If you want to hear how to make it hang together, listen to Gilels. He is a master of it.
My teacher always says youtube is fine to get an idea, but evil if you want to play what others are doing, since there is no guarantee that they are doing it right either!

I don't know his recordings as well as Gilels, but Brendel should be pretty good as well.
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