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#1089770 - 02/04/09 09:18 AM We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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We have an opening in the Chopin Nocturne recital to go live on Oct 17, 2009. It's 9/3. It's also rated a grade 10. If you dare - - -
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#1089771 - 02/04/09 09:40 AM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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If no one else is interested—and if I can be permitted two entries—I'd love to do it.

I think trying to conquer that danged B section would teach me a lesson. \:\)

I'm inspired by the poetic title epigram of Henselt's Op. 2 No. 1 etude: "Storm, thou canst not subdue me!"

Or so I hope.

Steven
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Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1089772 - 02/04/09 10:03 AM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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It's yours, Braveheart. I gave it a little thought myself and then crawled back under my nice safe warm rock.
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#1089773 - 02/04/09 10:05 AM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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Excellent, Frycek. Thanks!

Steven
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Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1089774 - 02/04/09 06:09 PM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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I wouldn't mind having a go at this one.I've always loved it but never had the patience to overcome the difficulties for the left hand in the agitato section.

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#1089775 - 02/05/09 05:18 PM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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I'm sorry, Timmy. The nocturne is already spoken for for the nocturne recital. If you look at our Mazurka Marathon thread you'll see that there are several marzurkas unspoken for. The next Mazurka recital goes live March 1sth=, 2009 which I imagine is too late but the last one will go live March 1st, 2010.
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#1089776 - 02/05/09 06:22 PM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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Thanks for the offer but I never could get enthusiastic about the mazurkas for some reason.Maybe I'll bag a nocturne the next time around.

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#1089777 - 02/05/09 06:32 PM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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We're also having a players choice recital for the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birthday. Any piece or genre of his music will be welcome - that will also go live on March 1st 2010. Maybe you could aim a submitting 9/3 to that one.
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#1089778 - 02/05/09 06:51 PM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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Yes, I may well do that.The extra time should help quite a bit.

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#1089779 - 02/05/09 07:20 PM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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Frycek-
I hadn't heard anything about this. Will there be the same constraints, of one performer per piece?

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#1089780 - 02/05/09 07:32 PM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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Originally posted by Chardonnay:
Frycek-
I hadn't heard anything about this. Will there be the same constraints, of one performer per piece? [/b]
Nothing's been posted yet about it. Right now it's just a gleam in MaryRose's and my eyes. We haven't discussed that aspect of it yet with each other or the forum. I think though perhaps there should be a sign up. What do you think? Maybe we could start a list on March 1st?
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#1089781 - 02/05/09 07:37 PM Re: We need one Brave Soul - Chopin 9/3 is Free
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What do you think? Maybe we could start a list on March 1st?
Sure- I think it's a very nice idea-
That would be a good time to start a list, or at least put the idea out.

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