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Topic: Performing Mozart  (Read 448 times)

Offline sirvicious

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Performing Mozart
on: February 10, 2023, 01:08:03 AM
How should one go about this?

Also, whatís the point of being alive if Iím just going to be isolated and secluded and alone all the time. Itís stupid. I hate this.
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Online brogers70

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Re: Performing Mozart
Reply #1 on: February 10, 2023, 10:51:50 AM
How should one go about this?

Also, whatís the point of being alive if Iím just going to be isolated and secluded and alone all the time. Itís stupid. I hate this.

Hey, I hope you are OK. Your post sounded worrying. If you are really feeling at the end of your rope or that you might hurt yourself you can dial 1-800-273-8255 for the US national suicide prevention hotline. If you are not in the US there are probably similar services in your country.

Offline danesi

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Re: Performing Mozart
Reply #2 on: February 10, 2023, 07:44:02 PM
Mozart 4 Life, homie!
In seriousness, try to play Mozart like you are playing a delicate woodwind instrument, or strumming a harp. It should be smooth and playful, but passionate when necessary (like in his Fantasy in D minor). Practice and repetition is completely necessary when playing (like the third movement from his Twelfth Sonata), but try not to over-practice. When you over-practice, your fingers will get tired and lose the delicate touch that Mozart so requires. Also remember that Mozart originally wrote his piano compositions for harpsichord, which uses a completely different mechanic of striking/plucking the string than a piano does. With all this in mind, remember to add your own flair to Mozart, and you should be a-okay!
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Offline lelle

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Re: Performing Mozart
Reply #3 on: February 10, 2023, 09:06:52 PM
Also remember that Mozart originally wrote his piano compositions for harpsichord, which uses a completely different mechanic of striking/plucking the string than a piano does.

Did he though? I think the earlier compositions were intended to be playable for harpsichord, but I think his main instrument was the fortepiano.

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Re: Performing Mozart
Reply #4 on: April 18, 2023, 09:41:11 PM
You should play with joy and charm. Be free, be expressive.
 

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