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#1445821 - 05/29/10 03:01 AM Suggest quintets
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Im starting a piano quintet soon, but i dont now any quintets besides Schumanns. Suggest please.

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#1445827 - 05/29/10 03:36 AM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: Priidik]
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Schumann is a good start. Most of them are much more difficult. Borodin is another good beginning quintet. There are a number of Mozart concertos that can be played as quintets, and some Soler quintets. After that, you might go for Dohnanyi, Franck, and Brahms. There are more contemporary works, as well. There are a few with bass instead of a second violin, notably by Schubert and Hummel.
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#1445829 - 05/29/10 03:44 AM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: BDB]
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#1446103 - 05/29/10 02:41 PM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: BDB]
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#1446139 - 05/29/10 03:31 PM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: Priidik]
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The Brahms is gorgeous, but it is quite difficult. The Dvorak, Franck, and Schubert quintets are also some of my favorites.

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#1446422 - 05/30/10 01:07 AM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: sarah_elizabeth]
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The Brahms.....

.....is one of my favoritest pieces, of any kind, including anything.

It has just about everything in it. You name it, it's got it. Beautiful, exciting, uplifting, terrifying, heavenly, dramatic, intellectual, folk.....
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#1446426 - 05/30/10 01:19 AM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Originally Posted By: sarah_elizabeth
The Brahms.....

.....is one of my favoritest pieces, of any kind, including anything.

It has just about everything in it. You name it, it's got it. Beautiful, exciting, uplifting, terrifying, heavenly, dramatic, intellectual, folk.....


Not to mention, it's a lot of fun to play.. if you can.

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#1446427 - 05/30/10 01:23 AM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: Mark_C]
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Beethoven, Op. 16
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#1446688 - 05/30/10 04:08 PM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: stores]
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Dmitri Shostakovitch, Sergei Taneyev (!), Edward Elgar, Julius Röntgen, Ludwig Thuille, apart from the ones mentioned above for instance
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#1446703 - 05/30/10 04:30 PM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: dolce sfogato]
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The Beethoven, like Mozart's, is for piano and winds.
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#1446771 - 05/30/10 06:10 PM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: BDB]
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Medtner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#1446773 - 05/30/10 06:11 PM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: hat]
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of course!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#1446775 - 05/30/10 06:16 PM Re: Suggest quintets [Re: hat]
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Medtner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I did this sonata-vocalise, she, that is, the singer, nearly collapsed at the end, but such a good, and original piece! his pianosolos, I'm still not sure, sonata g-minor maybe...What are your thoughts?

Floris
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