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Topic: Gymnopédie No 1 in D Major by E Satie  (Read 198 times)

Offline natsmusicstudio

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Gymnopédie No 1 in D Major by E Satie
on: November 20, 2022, 09:09:39 AM


Hope you enjoy this song.  :)

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Re: Gymnopédie No 1 in D Major by E Satie
Reply #1 on: November 20, 2022, 09:41:23 PM
Well played! It seems like you know the piece well, so I think you could relax even more and feel really peaceful playing this, knowing that you got this :)

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Re: Gymnopédie No 1 in D Major by E Satie
Reply #2 on: November 21, 2022, 04:54:03 AM
Thank you!  Yes, I should try to relax next time.  I am always feeling a little nervous that if I make a mistake I have to redo the recording all over again.    :D

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Re: Gymnopédie No 1 in D Major by E Satie
Reply #3 on: November 21, 2022, 09:35:17 AM
Just be careful - you missed the F# in bars 26 & 31 (and again in 65 & 70). Also, try to work on the crescendo and decrescendo in the melodic line (RH). Granted that a phones microphone isn't great for picking up small subtleties of volume, I suspect that your melody is a little linear in volume - shape it more.

Also, try not to linger too long on the bass note in the LH, make it almost a relaxed staccato and try to propel your hand to the chord - this way you will have more time to move it up, and also more time to sit on the keys before gently breaking the surface tension of the key and playing it softer... rather than kind of landing on the chord and playing it too loud.

Apart from that, maybe just the slightest bit faster will give it a little more flow, but well done.

Weird thing - your video seems to be out of sync with the audio as you get towards the end of the recording. Did you edit the video or is this a straight upload from the phone or camera?

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Re: Gymnopédie No 1 in D Major by E Satie
Reply #4 on: November 22, 2022, 03:23:04 AM
Thank you so much for your feedback!  I will work on those things.  :D
The video is not edited, but there seems to be a little audio glitch at the end.  I wonder if it is my phone or network. 
 

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