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Offline Skeptopotamus

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im indecisive
on: March 07, 2005, 01:32:41 PM
please choose the three best scarlatti sonatas to be played as part of a recital round in a competition, based only on the piece itself IE assuming the pianist can play them all at the same level of general goodness.


K022
K033
K048
K056
K061
K082
K098
K114
K118
K124
K141
K212
K224
K230
K239
K298
K348
K351
K386
K417
K445
K448
K450
K517


Personally, I like K118, K298, K348, K417, K450 and K517.

what do you think?

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Re: im indecisive
Reply #1 on: March 08, 2005, 04:41:29 AM
491
491
491
491
491
491
491
491
491.

Once more-
491.

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Re: im indecisive
Reply #2 on: March 08, 2005, 03:13:43 PM
is that kirpatrick or longo  ::)  i really don't remember what they all sound like, so i'm just asking.  AND, what makes 491 special to you?

the K 119 sounds nice to me, but that is not one of the choices.  It sounds like spanish guitar music.   K114 has the perfect lead in to the K 119 (with the trill at the end) and just moving down by a fifth.  from your question, i've decided myself to pair it for my recital (if my teacher lets me and if i can learn it in time).

wonder if the competition will let you pair those and then play another?  can you ask?
do you know why benches fall apart?  it is because they have lids with little tiny hinges so you can store music inside them.  hint:  buy a bench that does not hinge.  buy it for sturdiness.

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Re: im indecisive
Reply #3 on: March 08, 2005, 04:44:33 PM
after looking in my scarlatti book some more, i realized that the K114 is the one listed right before the K119.  the pairing is good, but i wonder what the K118 sounds like, too.  maybe this will help?!  that they are different but sound like a unit because they move into the next sonata keywise. am wondering how the K119 sounds, paired with K491 coming after?  to make them all sound like they belong together would be artful.
do you know why benches fall apart?  it is because they have lids with little tiny hinges so you can store music inside them.  hint:  buy a bench that does not hinge.  buy it for sturdiness.

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Re: im indecisive
Reply #4 on: March 08, 2005, 05:06:21 PM
wonder what the K141 would sound like after the K118-119?  it is a toccata.
do you know why benches fall apart?  it is because they have lids with little tiny hinges so you can store music inside them.  hint:  buy a bench that does not hinge.  buy it for sturdiness.
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