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Topic: Recital program opinions  (Read 2644 times)

Offline pianist21

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Recital program opinions
on: January 22, 2018, 02:42:50 AM
Hello! I am currently preparing for my solo recital that is coming up next year, and I am trying to decide what to put on my program. Right now, here are the pieces I have in my repertoire:

French Suite No. 5 in G Major by Bach
10 Variations in F Major by Schubert
Fantasy in F Minor, Op. 49 by Chopin
Three Intermezzi, Op. 117 by Brahms
Barcarolle No. 4 in A Flat Major by Faure
Oiseaux Tristes by Ravel
La vallée des cloches by Ravel

I was thinking of playing Bach, Schubert, Chopin, and Ravel, but which pieces do you think would work best as a recital program? or if you any suggestions on other pieces, that would be great! Thank you in advance!

Offline beethovenfan01

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Re: Recital program opinions
Reply #1 on: January 22, 2018, 04:35:03 AM
I like that program, though I would consider switching out the Chopin for Brahms or Faure, just because Chopin in general is played a lot. Just my opinion, coming from someone who's nuts about Chopin ...  ;)
Practicing:
Bach Chromatic Fantasie and Fugue
Beethoven Sonata Op. 10 No. 1
Shostakovich Preludes Op. 34
Scriabin Etude Op. 2 No. 1
Liszt Fantasie and Fugue on BACH

Offline pianist21

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Re: Recital program opinions
Reply #2 on: January 23, 2018, 01:36:11 AM
Thanks for the suggestions! Another piece I thought about adding was Mozart Sonata in D Major K. 576

Offline beethovenfan01

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Re: Recital program opinions
Reply #3 on: January 23, 2018, 06:24:19 PM
That one's beautiful, and would probably transition nicely between the Bach and Schubert too ...
Practicing:
Bach Chromatic Fantasie and Fugue
Beethoven Sonata Op. 10 No. 1
Shostakovich Preludes Op. 34
Scriabin Etude Op. 2 No. 1
Liszt Fantasie and Fugue on BACH

Offline chopinlover01

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Re: Recital program opinions
Reply #4 on: January 25, 2018, 12:23:05 AM
That Chopin piece isn't played quite as often, though, because it's a monster work. If you can pull off the Chopin well, do it.
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