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#1257137 - 08/27/09 10:35 AM Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and Bach
debrucey Offline
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After more than 2 years I've finally got round to uploading some new vids to youtube. Id love to know what you guys think, especially if you can remember my old ones. Thanks



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#1257407 - 08/27/09 06:41 PM Re: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and Bach [Re: debrucey]
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Speechless... those are some awesome playing. You can really make the dp sing.

How long did you study piano to get to this level?

#1257413 - 08/27/09 06:50 PM Re: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and Bach [Re: ab-ster]
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Thanks for your comments smile.
I'm mostly self taught, but I had some lessons when I was about 10 and again when i was 16/17. I'm 19 now so thats...probably about 10 years since I first played a piano. Its hard to say exactly how long I've been 'studying' for.

Edited by bruce-san (08/27/09 06:51 PM)

#1261596 - 09/03/09 07:26 AM Re: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and Bach [Re: debrucey]
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#1261631 - 09/03/09 09:08 AM Re: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and Bach [Re: debrucey]
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Hi Bruce,

Thanks for sharing these great videos with us. Your voicing on the Rachmaninoff was very good -I would imagine that's very challenging on a DP. The rhythm on the Bach was solid and the pieces executed beautifully. I'm not familiar with the Prokofiev, but I did enjoy it. The Mendelssohn was charming, with good voicing and dynamics.

Your hand position looks perfect, very unusual for a self-learner. Obviously you had a GOOD teacher early on. Well done thumb I predict we'll see more from you.

#1268744 - 09/15/09 02:11 PM Re: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and Bach [Re: heidiv]
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Thankyou for your kind comments heidiv smile.


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