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#1446239 - 05/29/10 06:55 PM Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions
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In commemoration of Robert Schumann's bi-centennial I am proud to announce an on-line recital of selections from Schumann's piano music. Over the past few months forum members have signed up for, and worked on, various pieces from all the stages of Schumann's output. The pieces and participants are listed below.

I would like to ask people to start submitting their files using our own Mr Mati's software. The code is still fairly preliminary so bear with us. Should you encounter any difficulties please send 'mati' a PM (private message - click on 'My Stuff' at the head of this page); or contact him by email at mati@maticomp.net

The link below will take you to mati's website and will step you through the process of submission. It is easy and self-explanatory.

Recital Submission Webpage

Here is a link to some general help for recording yourself on the piano, and the use of a popular digital recorder called the Zoom H4 (they also make an H2):

Recital Help


This is the list as I understand it to be currently, please let me know if I have entered anything incorrectly:



? - Kreisler
Papillons Op 2 - DameMyra, Frozenicicles
Intermezzo Op. 4 #1 - jeffreyjones
Toccata Op. 7 - sotto voce
Carnaval Op 9: Chiarina - Peyton
Carnaval Op 9: Chopin - Peyton
Fantasiestuecke Op. 12 - (selections) Akonow
Fantasiestuecke Op. 12 - (Aufschwung) Daniel Johnson
Fantasiestuecke Op. 12 - (Fabel) Daniel Johnson
Fantasiestuecke Op. 12 - (Gillen) OrangeSodaKing
Fantasiestuecke Op. 12 - (Traumes-Wirren) Daniel Johnson
Fantasiestuecke Op. 12 - (Des Abends) Imperfection
Fantasiestuecke Op. 12 - (Warum) Inlanding/Glen;
Symphonic Etudes Op 13 - argerichfan;
Symphonic Etudes Op 13 -(Posthumous) VIca
Kinderszenen Op 15 #1 (Von Fremden Laendern und Menschen) - Peyton, Gerry Armstrong, HomeInMyShoes, Salzdt
Kinderszenen Op 15 #2 (Kuriose Geschichte) - Peyton
Kinderszenen Op 15 #3 (Hasche Mann) - Mati Bunte Blaetter Op 99 #4 (Ziemlich langzam) - LaValse
Kinderszenen Op 15 #4 (Bittendes Kind) - HomeInMyShoes
Kinderszenen Op 15 #5 (Glueckes genug) - Chris W dup1
Kinderszenen Op 15 #6 (Wichtige Begebenheit) - Peyton
Kinderszenen Op 15 #7 (Traeumerie) - et. al
Kinderszenen Op 15 #8 (Am Kamin) - HomeInMyShoes
Kinderszenen Op 15 #9 (Ritter vom Steckenpferd) - Chris W dup
Kinderszenen Op 15 #10 (Fast zu ernst) - ChrisKeys
Kinderszenen Op 15 #11(Fuerchtenmachen) - Chris W dup1
Kinderszenen Op 15 #12(Kind im Einschlummern) - Chris W dup1
Kinderszenen Op 15 #13 (Der Dichter spricht) - ChrisKeys
Fantasie Op 17 - Nyiregyhazi
Arabesque, Op. 18 - Heidiv, Carey
Novellette Op. 21 #1 - jazzyprof
Sonata Op 22 - wr
Nachtstuecke - Op 23 #4 Carey;
Myrten Op 25 #1 (Widmung); Trans. Liszt - Phlebas
Faschingsschwank aus Wien Op 26 - jdhampton
3 Romanzen, Op. 28 #2 - Schubertian
Piano Concerto Op 54: 2) Intermezzo - timmyab
Album fur die Jugend Op 68 #1 (Melodie) - John Frank
Album fur die Jugend Op 68 #10 (Frohlicher Landmann) - epf
Album fur die Jugend Op 68 #12 (Knecht Ruprecht) - SamSmith
Album fur die Jugend Op 68 #14 (Kleine Etude) - Bunneh
Album fur die Jugend Op 68 #16 (Erster Verlust) - Carl Mc
Album fur die Jugend Op 68 #19 (Schnitterliedchen) - epf
Waldszenen Op 82 #1 (Einritt) - Canonie
Waldszenen Op 82 #7 (Vogel als Prophet) - gerg, Carey
Waldszenen Op 82 #9( Abschied) - sotto voce
Bunte Blaetter Op 99 #2 (Sehr rasch = Very Fast) - Someone?
Bunte Blaetter Op 99 #4 (Ziemlich langzam) - LaValse
Albumblaetter Op 124 #6 (Wiegenliedchen) - ddh
Gesaenge der Fruehe Op 135 (#3,4,5)- SlatterFan






Edited by Schubertian (05/29/10 06:55 PM)
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#1446247 - 05/29/10 07:04 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Schubertian]
Mati Offline
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Registered: 11/25/05
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Yeah. The codebase is young and hasn't been tested thoroughly. Known issues may include:

- Progress bar hanging at 100% (if that happens, do not worry - the upload most probably went through just fine). Both in the e-mail you receive and at the upload page there is a link to preview your submission after uploading, so you can check if everything went fine.

- Complete crash if using certain versions of Safari on MacOS X - one of my friends encountered a complete crash once and coulnd't make it happen again, but we know this is possible. In this case - upload also went ok. You can use a link from e-mail to check and listen.

If anything suspicious happens and you are not sure if your submission is ok, please feel free to contact me anytime.

I will be monitoring these threads and my mailbox constantly.

Thanks a lot for entrusting the technical side to me and my sincere apologies everything happened so late I wasn't even able to crash test it thouroughly frown


Best wishes!
M.
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#1446309 - 05/29/10 09:31 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Mati]
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I just put all five of mine up with no problems. I think three of them went to 100% but never got the green OK. It didn't matter as they appear to have uploaded fine. It's a great program Mati! Many thanks.
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#1446327 - 05/29/10 09:53 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Peyton]
Mati Offline
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Yup, I noticed. I've been testing this !@#$%^& error with my friends for a while and I think I found the reason for the green OK not coming up and it should be 'right now. It was a Mac-specific problem.

All your recordings are fine Peyton, thanks!
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#1446343 - 05/29/10 10:13 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Peyton]
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Groovy Mati. Groovy indeed. Mine are all in.

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#1446730 - 05/30/10 05:05 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: HomeInMyShoes]
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I'm in and everything seemed to go just fine... green light and all!
Thanks Mati thumb
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#1446845 - 05/30/10 07:37 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Strings & Wood]
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#1446981 - 05/30/10 11:04 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Schubertian]
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Best of luck everyone! This is going to be fantastic!

Schubertian, I don't have the 82/7 ready and I'm not comfortable trying to pull a last-minute like for the previous Chopin e-cital.

Hoping for a large and soulful tribute to this intelligent - and fun! - composer, so influential in classical piano.

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#1447043 - 05/31/10 01:17 AM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: gerg]
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This will be a close call... when I asked my teacher to help me refresh my piece, she said it was all fine a year and a half ago but...
Now, I have new fingering, new touch, new everything with a week to go; it appears the new improved me can't submit last year's version; not good enough... Oh well, wish me luck, hard work should do the rest. help

Cheers
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#1447053 - 05/31/10 01:46 AM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: ddh]
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The program looks to be very well done, Mati. Nice work, my friend! thumb

I empathize with your frustrations on platform-specific idiosyncrasies. This type of thing, in fact, is why I've had so little practice time lately! smirk

I hope there is good participation for this. Robert only has one 200th Birthday.

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#1447719 - 05/31/10 10:28 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: gerg]
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Well, got my two in...no problems at all.

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#1448169 - 06/01/10 03:48 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: epf]
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Schumann's June 8 is my birthday, too!

So many great Schumann pieces slated. Got mine uploaded without a hitch - thanks Schubertian and Mati!

Look forward to hearing everyone's playing.

Glen

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#1448231 - 06/01/10 05:46 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: gerg]
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Quote:
This will be a close call... when I asked my teacher to help me refresh my piece, she said it was all fine a year and a half ago but...


All, you are not going to be graded on this - it is supposed to be for fun - don't worry - it is not as if you efforts are going to be broadcast for all the world to hear, where anyone and everyone can pick apart your fumbling, clumsy interpretations - oh, wait - I guess it is - actually
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#1448317 - 06/01/10 08:24 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Schubertian]
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Glen, wishing you a Happy Birthday along with Robert. (You're not 200, I trust? laugh )
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#1449124 - 06/02/10 10:22 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: gerg]
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I'm lining up my snacks and planning to get recording finished tomorrow. Hope I do not have to hit the red dot too many times. know Shubertian said we will not be graded, but we all want to do out best for Schumann. thumb
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#1449312 - 06/03/10 08:39 AM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: salzdt]
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Mine (OP.68, NO.1) is in - looking forward to hearing all the outstanding talent on display here!

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#1450628 - 06/05/10 05:52 AM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: TrapperJohn]
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#1451068 - 06/05/10 10:03 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: gerg]
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Mati,
Thank you so much for making it so easy to be a part of this recital. 3hearts I just uploaded my Schumann piece with not difficulty. I always forget how to get the file off the chip. So with a little help from my better half, we then get file thumb onto Audacity. Thanks also to Schubertain for putting this recital together. 3hearts
Thanks again
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#1451245 - 06/06/10 06:36 AM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: salzdt]
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I'm getting more and more excited to hear the submissions. A great chance to hear some Schumann that I am unfamiliar with.

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#1451885 - 06/07/10 12:37 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: HomeInMyShoes]
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Bmp. Only few hours to go!
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#1452156 - 06/07/10 05:46 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Mati]
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Sorry folks, didn't make it; to many changes, to little time. blush
I'll try to post it on july or august piano bar.
Looking forward to listening, though.

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#1452165 - 06/07/10 05:53 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: gerg]
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Originally Posted By: gerg
Glen, wishing you a Happy Birthday along with Robert. (You're not 200, I trust? laugh )


Thank you, gerg! 200... sometimes it seems that way wink

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#1452181 - 06/07/10 06:12 PM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Inlanding]
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Originally Posted By: Inlanding
Originally Posted By: gerg
Glen, wishing you a Happy Birthday along with Robert. (You're not 200, I trust? laugh )


Thank you, gerg! 200... sometimes it seems that way wink

Glen


It is officially your birthday in my time zone!
Wishing you a splendid day ...and many happy returns!
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#1452369 - 06/08/10 12:30 AM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: casinitaly]
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Originally Posted By: Inlanding
Originally Posted By: gerg
Glen, wishing you a Happy Birthday along with Robert. (You're not 200, I trust? laugh )


Thank you, gerg! 200... sometimes it seems that way wink

Glen


It is officially your birthday in my time zone!
Wishing you a splendid day ...and many happy returns!


Because it's already official in your beautiful part of the world, the festivities have already begun in Denver!

Thank you for your kind words.

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#1452453 - 06/08/10 03:58 AM Re: Schumann Bi-Centennial Recital: Call for submissions [Re: Inlanding]
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Happy Birthday Glen!

To all,

You are cordially invited after or during your listen of what looks to be a splendid e-cital to post comments on our prototype Robert Schumann bash message board dedicated to Robert Schumann. It's not much, but it is the least I can do since I did not contribute a piece. It will only be active for a day or two because, like this recital, anything goes and there are NO usernames or passwords. shocked

Tell your thoughts about the man, his work, or just razz one another! laugh Have fun!

Thank you so much Schubertian and Mati! You have our deep admiration and gratitude for putting this together! thumb


Edited by gerg (06/08/10 04:00 AM)
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