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Offline mjames

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Is Chopin God?
« on: October 24, 2017, 05:18:05 AM »
first 5 pages of his op. 61 polonaise fantasie
almost up to tempo

utterly convinced it is one of the greatest moments in piano
I think to myself: how is it possible to be this creative?
Simple, Chopin is God
And this is his new testament


What do you think?
Personally I think I'm onto something.

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #1 on: October 24, 2017, 04:28:39 PM »
If he is, then God is dead. Suits me ;)

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #2 on: October 24, 2017, 04:47:36 PM »
first 5 pages of his op. 61 polonaise fantasie
almost up to tempo

utterly convinced it is one of the greatest moments in piano
I think to myself: how is it possible to be this creative?
Simple, Chopin is God
And this is his new testament


What do you think?
Personally I think I'm onto something.

I would prefer Chopin as God over the God proclaimed by Most Christians like Calvin, Luther or Apostle Paul. But within music, no matter how much I love Chopin and also God Polonaise-fantaisie, I still think there exists even greater music by composers like Bach, Beethoven and Schubert.

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #3 on: October 24, 2017, 05:09:13 PM »
Chopin God owsky?

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #4 on: October 24, 2017, 06:53:29 PM »
then Scriabin was his second coming.
*nods to op. 28 fantasie.
word.

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #5 on: October 24, 2017, 11:04:11 PM »
If you're saying that, like God, Chopin is overrated then maybe, but it would be a hard case to argue. There is not much Chopin I don't enjoy but I think God's oeuvre has been tainted by such works as his Malaria Op.97, HIV/AIDS Op.203, Infectious Diarrhea Op.21, Droughts No.1-1000, the Famine cycle, etc…

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #6 on: October 25, 2017, 03:21:33 AM »
OVERRATED
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #7 on: October 25, 2017, 03:38:36 AM »
overrated my a$$
rachmaninoff would have sacrificed his hands to write something as glorious as Chopin's 2 page mazurkas, let alone the ballades and polonaises.

no seriously man, that's heresy. you'll get sent to hell and be punished with hanon etudes and bach fugues.

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #8 on: October 25, 2017, 03:49:14 AM »
then Scriabin was his second coming.
*nods to op. 28 fantasie.
word.

He came back to finish what he started:


***Evidence that he at least knew of Rondo a la mazur!
Scriabin certainly knew his Chopin

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #9 on: October 25, 2017, 03:50:15 AM »
Lysenko. Demigod

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #10 on: October 27, 2017, 02:30:53 AM »
overrated my a$$
rachmaninoff would have sacrificed his hands to write something as glorious as Chopin's 2 page mazurkas, let alone the ballades and polonaises.

no seriously man, that's heresy. you'll get sent to hell and be punished with hanon etudes and bach fugues.

Actually speaking of Bach I'm Tryna do all of WTC 1
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #11 on: October 27, 2017, 06:18:50 AM »
Actually speaking of Bach I'm Tryna do all of WTC 1

lol who is this, this ain't rach4ever

maybe get out movie is actually a documentary

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #12 on: October 27, 2017, 06:20:24 AM »
what's next, Outin actually getting good taste in music?

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #13 on: October 27, 2017, 10:33:56 AM »
what's next, Outin actually getting good taste in music?

what, my taste has always been perfect!

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #14 on: October 27, 2017, 11:07:12 AM »
what's next, Outin actually getting good taste in music?

Hahahahha
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #15 on: October 27, 2017, 11:09:07 AM »
lol who is this, this ain't rach4ever

maybe get out movie is actually a documentary

BAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAAHAHAHAHAH

well for my undergrad I did a prelude and fugue every semester and I only did book 1
So I'm already a third of the way done.

And it would be a unique thing to add to a repertoire list
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #16 on: October 27, 2017, 06:51:34 PM »
i see i see
I've also been playing a lot more bach lately, but i'm mostly interested in his suites and partitas. Currently polishing partita no. 4 for a recital.


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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #17 on: October 27, 2017, 07:23:53 PM »
Then Nakazono is his priestess

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #18 on: October 27, 2017, 07:53:47 PM »
nah, more like thalberg's priestess

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #19 on: October 27, 2017, 08:11:59 PM »
Here's an actual imitation of Chopin's style:


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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #20 on: October 30, 2017, 07:06:41 PM »
Fraid not. God is God.  ;D

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #21 on: October 30, 2017, 08:20:04 PM »
Maybe the thread topic misspelled
Lol

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #22 on: October 30, 2017, 08:58:40 PM »
Maybe the thread topic misspelled
Lol


Doggie!  :o :o :o :) :) :)

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #23 on: October 31, 2017, 12:57:16 AM »
Um....I'd never heard this piece before. Listening now on youtube. WOW!!! Maybe he really IS Dog


...This actually reminds me a lot of early Scriabin.

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #24 on: October 31, 2017, 01:07:33 AM »
If Chopin is God, Scriabin's Opus 42 is the answer to the universe (because 42...)


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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #25 on: October 31, 2017, 03:44:07 AM »
Derek last two comments , top marks !

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #26 on: October 31, 2017, 01:31:16 PM »
Um....I'd never heard this piece before. Listening now on youtube. WOW!!! Maybe he really IS Dog


...This actually reminds me a lot of early Scriabin.

I'm telling you, it's the greatest *** piece ive learned (well still learning)
it's like getting an orgasm in each one of your fingers

if you think I'm insufferable now...wait till I learn ballade no.4...but that wont be for another few years... UGH!

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #27 on: October 31, 2017, 01:35:30 PM »
Chopin God owsky?

Best,

Alistair


I JUST NOTICED THIS!!!!!!!!!
DAMN IT HINTON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You should be ashamed of yourself.

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #28 on: November 02, 2017, 11:46:00 PM »
Losers... ::)
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #29 on: November 08, 2017, 03:24:39 AM »
Losers... ::)

IF ONLY I COULD UNDERSTAND THE SOPHISTICATED AND OBSCURE  MISUNDERSTOOD GENIUS OF THE UNDERPLAYED RACHMANINOFF

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #30 on: November 08, 2017, 03:54:29 AM »
IF ONLY I COULD UNDERSTAND THE SOPHISTICATED AND OBSCURE  MISUNDERSTOOD GENIUS OF THE UNDERPLAYED RACHMANINOFF

Hey it's not overplayed if it's actually good
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #31 on: November 08, 2017, 03:58:31 AM »
hi my name is sergei, i wrote a cool melody for this piece I'm writing though I'm out of ideas now. Oh I know, I'll repeat the theme in OCTAVES+FFF! Rinse and repeat for 90% of my ouvre. Aren't I a genius?

 ::) ::) ::)

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #32 on: November 08, 2017, 04:25:43 AM »
hi my name is sergei, i wrote a cool melody for this piece I'm writing though I'm out of ideas now. Oh I know, I'll repeat the theme in OCTAVES+FFF! Rinse and repeat for 90% of my ouvre.

Actually your melodies aren't even cool...they are either boring or overly sentimental...

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #33 on: November 08, 2017, 04:58:24 AM »
Hi my name is Chopin I like to write 24 pieces with the EXACT same texture throughout the whole piece but different harmony.

Also I learned how to write for orchestra from Paganini.

And I think mjames and I can agree that Outin should be disqualified from any discussion about taste in music.
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #34 on: November 08, 2017, 05:07:02 AM »
hi my name is sergei, my own music gave me clinical depression...enough said

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #35 on: November 08, 2017, 05:07:37 AM »

And I think mjames and I can agree that Outin should be disqualified from any discussion about taste in music.

she is/was a hippie man, she listens to led zeppelin and metal....

AND XENAKIS
OH GOD WHY

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #36 on: November 08, 2017, 05:09:17 AM »
hi my name is sergei, my own music gave me clinical depression...enough said

SO??

That just means his music is fire
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #37 on: November 08, 2017, 05:11:19 AM »
then why did he keep revising it lolololollol

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #38 on: November 08, 2017, 06:37:23 AM »
then why did he keep revising it lolololollol


Revising what

The first concerto?
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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #39 on: November 08, 2017, 09:14:22 AM »
she is/was a hippie man, she listens to led zeppelin and metal....

That was a few decades ago...I also had a punk band briefly...so not relly a hippie :)

And why not xenakis? It's like science fiction electronic stuff for piano and orchestra...don't you people like scifi?

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #40 on: December 07, 2017, 08:01:35 PM »
chopin is not god , but there is a humble musician in this youtube, his  net name is bachscholarship, you can listen to his video, he is another bach , hope you love it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Is Chopin God?
«Reply #41 on: December 07, 2017, 09:09:07 PM »
Sorry Michelle
There are a few here that will equate BachScholar with Bach or God and few that would label him as humble.