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#1259531 - 08/31/09 10:10 AM Schumann
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This is my first post here in the Member Recordings section of the forum. Don't know if this is good enough for you guys but I can accept constructive criticism. smile


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#1259733 - 08/31/09 03:48 PM Re: Schumann [Re: electone2007]
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You bring very nice stuff out of the middle section, and i like your rubato. Tempo is perfect imo. Some things to think of in the first section:

Dynamics could be better in the ascend after the f major chord, let the it grow from a pp at the E and end it at mp or something like that, at the F. Personally i sometimes like to play the f softer the second time, when you rehit it after the arpeggio.

Also be more aware of the left hand voice, sometimes i get the feeling youre just hitting the notes without thinking about it.

#1259860 - 08/31/09 06:10 PM Re: Schumann [Re: adapa]
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I really enjoyed your interpretation. Very sensitive and well played. My only critical suggestion would be to play the pp at measure 21 . I say it only that it was pointed out to me when I played it that that section should be soft and "ritard" before continuing the melody.
"One's real life is often the life that one does not lead."- Oscar Wilde

#1259909 - 08/31/09 07:41 PM Re: Schumann [Re: Peyton]
electone2007 Offline
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Adapa, glad you liked the middle section. It's the part where I let go of my frustrations, sort of a loud sigh. I agree playing that topmost F softer the second time around would have a riveting effect. I am excited to know what you mean regarding the voicing in the left hand. I'd like to improve it. Thanks!

#1259911 - 08/31/09 07:46 PM Re: Schumann [Re: Peyton]
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Peyton, glad you liked it. Thing is, I let it loose in the middle section and ended up climaxing in measure 21. Thank you for reminding me to play it soft there, haha.

Edited by electone2007 (08/31/09 07:51 PM)

#1259940 - 08/31/09 08:58 PM Re: Schumann [Re: electone2007]
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Very impressive! I really enjoyed that. Thanks for sharing.
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#1259968 - 08/31/09 09:53 PM Re: Schumann [Re: akonow]
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I thought it was great! You played it with a lot of feeling and gave it that "dreamy" quality. Way to go!! thumb


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