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Jarrod Radnich - Pirates of the Carribean (Read 917 times)

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Jarrod Radnich - Pirates of the Carribean
« on: February 09, 2021, 12:35:52 AM »
One fine day, five years ago, I remember thinking to myself that if I could manage to learn this arrangement on my own, anything is possible. It really means a lot to me that I'm finally able to play it, and the fabulous piano action certainly helped!

I've spent hundreds of hours on this over the years, and working on this is probably the single most important reason why I feel so comfortable with octaves and jumps.

I'm especially proud of the ridiculous chromatic scale at 1:26.

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Re: Jarrod Radnich - Pirates of the Carribean
«Reply #1 on: February 09, 2021, 04:40:13 PM »
Good job! Looks like a really fun arrangement to play! And good job on those fast runs! You seem to be naturally able to be quite light and relaxed which is a good foundation to have. This is partly why I say I think you have a good shot at improving the fantasie impromptu like I posted in the other thread :)

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Re: Jarrod Radnich - Pirates of the Carribean
«Reply #2 on: February 09, 2021, 09:05:02 PM »
Thank you for your reply! The piano action really helped with those fast runs -- I found them very difficult to nail at tempo on a digital because the keys are slower to bounce back. Making use of the natural "bounce" and the activation point of the grand piano keys allowed me to play faster very comfortably, and also helped with the accuracy of the jumps, scale runs etc.

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Re: Jarrod Radnich - Pirates of the Carribean
«Reply #3 on: February 11, 2021, 02:12:37 PM »
Good job on tackling something like this on your own.  Do more of the detailed work on this piece as you have been doing with the Fantasie Impromptu, and you can continue to improve upon it.
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Re: Jarrod Radnich - Pirates of the Carribean
«Reply #4 on: February 12, 2021, 03:49:41 AM »
Good job on tackling something like this on your own.  Do more of the detailed work on this piece as you have been doing with the Fantasie Impromptu, and you can continue to improve upon it.

Thanks! I would prefer to not work out the details because this piece is just such a good stress-buster and I don't want to ruin that! ;D
I'm planning to work on a number of other pieces though.

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Re: Jarrod Radnich - Pirates of the Carribean
«Reply #5 on: June 17, 2021, 09:56:01 PM »


It's getting better over time! The difficulty of this piece is underrated when it comes to playing it at tempo imo. The patterns are not hard per se, but it's brutal at that speed.