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Offline Skeptopotamus

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koji attwood is awesome
on: April 22, 2005, 03:50:50 AM
yes he is yes he is.   koji attwood is totally the god of piano!  everyone come agree or disagree, or neither- whichever is good for you.  but do so constructively.

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #1 on: April 22, 2005, 08:28:44 AM
This ain't constructive


But Koji's friggen marvellous
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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #2 on: April 22, 2005, 09:54:24 AM
I really like his Chopin 10/4 which was actually the first recording of the piece that I'd heard. The tempo is just right and the articulation is great, I think I remember him saying he modelled it on Horowitz (?). His scarlatti B minor sonata is one of my most frequently listened to tracks but I find the tempo a bit too fast (the only other version i've heard is ABM on dvd).
He is also a really nice guy  ;D

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #3 on: April 22, 2005, 10:15:14 AM
the only thing i heard ( watched ) was his short appearance playing bits and pieces on video, posted here in pf. no doubt, he's got great facility. what struck me the most was his voicing. it was examplary! first class! we heard great textural balance, and ear-opening transparency. best, tds
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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #4 on: April 22, 2005, 11:17:45 AM
  Nah, I'm afraid you're all mistaken, he sucks.

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #5 on: April 22, 2005, 12:02:53 PM
  Nah, I'm afraid you're all mistaken, he sucks.

Who are you to pass such judgement? I want to see you play better than him ;D ;D ;D ;D

See, you can't! ;)

Offline BoliverAllmon

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #6 on: April 22, 2005, 12:29:26 PM
Who are you to pass such judgement? I want to see you play better than him ;D ;D ;D ;D

See, you can't! ;)

if this is sarcasm than this is funny. if you are serious, then this is even funnier.

Offline robert

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #7 on: April 22, 2005, 01:01:16 PM
  Nah, I'm afraid you're all mistaken, he sucks.

koji

Haha! Yeah sure!

I must have listened to about 100 recordings (and you have been helpful several times for when I needed advice) of you Koji and you are indeed a great piano player. But what I like most is that you are not scared for playing music with not so famous composers. Your repertoire are by far more interesting than most "commercial pianists" of today who hardly playing anything but with Bach, Beethoven, Liszt, Mozart, Chopin, Rachmaninov, Schubert and Schumann.
I hardly go to piano concerts at all because of the lack of variation of professionals today. Though I understand that they are forced to play famous pieces as the listeners of today lack knowledge of piano music. I get frustrated when I overhear conversations going on around me.

So, extra credits for being a experimental (but for your technical abilities and music interpretations).
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Offline etudes

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #8 on: April 22, 2005, 01:05:11 PM
  Nah, I'm afraid you're all mistaken, he sucks.

koji
umm i dont think you can play better than him  ;D
i love his de falla very great!
and some of chopin stuff
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Offline xvimbi

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #9 on: April 22, 2005, 02:23:48 PM
if this is sarcasm than this is funny. if you are serious, then this is even funnier.

If I was serious, I wouldn't have paid a lot of attention to this forum over the years...

Initially, I wanted to imitate tibidi and scold "Thracozaag" for bashing "Koji" ;D ;D, but then I had to do some serious work and ran out of time ;)

Offline BoliverAllmon

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #10 on: April 22, 2005, 02:37:23 PM
If I was serious, I wouldn't have paid a lot of attention to this forum over the years...



oh so true

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #11 on: April 22, 2005, 07:20:47 PM
Koji is amazing!
Love the Scriabin ;D (And probably everything else, just haven't heard it yet, lol).
Medtner is my god.

Offline rob47

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #12 on: April 28, 2005, 04:28:14 AM
Koji Atwood is sick...i listned to his Fantasia BAetica on SDC...he's got some disgusting (in a good way) rubato happenin in that piece......Being half japanese myself its wikid to hear this sicck ish.  you should enter more competitions. your sick Koji.

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #13 on: September 06, 2005, 08:54:50 AM
Koji Atwood is the devil

Once I saw him play a concert - then after I went backstage, and there I saw him - standing amid the fire and brimstone - tail and hooves exposed - and it was then that I realized that I was standing in front of the Prince of Darkness himself!

He mumbled something about Horowitz, and then I just left...

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #14 on: September 06, 2005, 01:56:59 PM
I hate to say this, but...... [embarassed]

I've never heard of him.... Is he any good???

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #15 on: September 06, 2005, 02:08:57 PM
I hate to say this, but...... [embarassed]

I've never heard of him.... Is he any good???

he is one of the best pianists on these boards

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #16 on: September 06, 2005, 05:15:43 PM
and got the best taste in music on the board to
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Offline pianistimo

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Re: koji attwood is awesome
Reply #17 on: September 06, 2005, 06:22:21 PM
i haven't been able to listen yet to the recordings on pf, but whenever koji plays at recital in philly and tells me where he's playing, i'll be there.  he has consistently given great advice and from what people are saying, he must be taking his own advice (and of course - the great teachers he's studied from).  i enjoyed reading his interview on one of these threads - attwood (oops, misspelled it the first time) being the most famous pupil of mozart and now knowing he's related to koji (yes! this makes life more interesting).  (i will now search my geneology - but unfortunately, i don't think i'm related to any pianists.  pfooey). 
 

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