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#1480067 - 07/23/10 05:43 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: jazzyprof]
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Stagnation? You don't find 'Arcosonic Wood Stickers' fascinating? I could read about that forever.
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#1480104 - 07/23/10 06:52 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: jazzyprof]
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Originally Posted By: jazzyprof
I think it's the banning of the "edgy" types that's causing this descent into stagnation. A vibrant forum needs the occasional flame war. grin

I agree, although not necessarily with that last part. But then again I think you don't either. ha
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#1480133 - 07/23/10 07:36 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Mark_C]
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Don't worry, the Chopin competiton is starting soon
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#1480167 - 07/23/10 08:57 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: newport]
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goat cheese and artichokes is good. Mmmmm hungry!

Maybe I should ask that beethoven question about slurs...
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#1480171 - 07/23/10 09:12 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Canonie]
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Originally Posted By: Canonie
Maybe I should ask that beethoven question about slurs...

Now, now, no racial slurs or you'll be banned!
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#1480224 - 07/23/10 11:01 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: jazzyprof]
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I like edgy members here. They shouldn't be banned.. Just have their posts deleted if it REALLY comes to it.

Actually I'm a bit surprised I am still here.
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#1480229 - 07/23/10 11:10 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Pogorelich.]
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Originally Posted By: AngelinaPogorelich

Actually I'm a bit surprised I am still here.

As Arnie says: 'schteek around!'
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#1480239 - 07/23/10 11:29 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: argerichfan]
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I'm sure members are hoping for the return of the homophobe and the neo-Nazi. Aren't such things always foretold by scripture?
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#1480241 - 07/23/10 11:32 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Pogorelich.]
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Originally Posted By: AngelinaPogorelich

Actually I'm a bit surprised I am still here.

That's because you're a girl. They never ban girls. Gender discrimination, I call it! grin
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#1480242 - 07/23/10 11:33 PM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: argerichfan]
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Originally Posted By: argerichfan
Originally Posted By: WinsomeAllegretto

No, let's talk about Rach 1!

Or we could talk about Lang Lang... whome

Failing that, how many here like anchovies on their pizza? (yummy)


I could give you my wife's email address. She loves 'em. My sons and I leave the house when she indulges this atrocious passion, but the cats follow her around endlessly, hoping for whatever is the anchovy equivalent of table scraps.
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#1480268 - 07/24/10 12:32 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: jazzyprof]
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Originally Posted By: jazzyprof
Originally Posted By: AngelinaPogorelich

Actually I'm a bit surprised I am still here.

That's because you're a girl. They never ban girls. Gender discrimination, I call it! grin


Good for me wink
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#1480275 - 07/24/10 12:43 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Janus K. Sachs]
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Originally Posted By: Janus K. Sachs
I'm sure members are hoping for the return of the homophobe and the neo-Nazi. Aren't such things always foretold by scripture?

Well I'm not missing them, Scripture or whatever. I do miss sottovoce -his posts were often fun and sometimes very enlightening- but this very intelligent man got a bit carried away with excess (not that I ever do blush ), and he finally crossed the Rubicon. Rather a pity. Once permanently banished, no return.
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#1480277 - 07/24/10 12:46 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Emanuel Ravelli]
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Originally Posted By: Emanuel Ravelli

I could give you my wife's email address. She loves 'em. My sons and I leave the house when she indulges this atrocious passion, but the cats follow her around endlessly, hoping for whatever is the anchovy equivalent of table scraps.

LOL laugh I think I've only met one other person besides myself who absolutely goes bonkers over anchovies on pizza.

Now pineapple on pizza -oh the perfidy- is something else, and I shudder at the thought.
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#1480280 - 07/24/10 12:46 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: argerichfan]
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Originally Posted By: argerichfan
Well I'm not missing them, Scripture or whatever. I do miss sottovoce -his posts were often fun and sometimes very enlightening- but this very intelligent man got a bit carried away with excess (not that I ever do blush ), and he finally crossed the Rubicon. Rather a pity. Once permanently banished, no return.

....and Steven?
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#1480293 - 07/24/10 01:15 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
I think part of it might be the new site that one of our members started and 'advertised' on here.
I don't think so, actually. It's a pretty small affair.
Maybe people are busy. I know I am. I should be practising for tomorrow's concert right now...
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#1480295 - 07/24/10 01:17 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: argerichfan]
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Originally Posted By: argerichfan
Originally Posted By: Janus K. Sachs
I'm sure members are hoping for the return of the homophobe and the neo-Nazi. Aren't such things always foretold by scripture?
Well I'm not missing them, Scripture or whatever.
Me neither! But yes, I do miss Steven/sotto voce.
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#1480299 - 07/24/10 01:21 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: currawong]
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Originally Posted By: currawong
....tomorrow's concert right now...

Concert tomorrow???
Cool!!!
And good luck!!
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#1480303 - 07/24/10 01:28 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Originally Posted By: currawong
....tomorrow's concert right now...

Concert tomorrow???
Cool!!!
And good luck!!
Thanks smile Nice program, me + two singers. Unfortunately a tricky moment looming with a difficult Hugo Wolf song I know well, only this time in a different key. aaaaugh! Different fingering required, short notice. Panic.
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#1480305 - 07/24/10 01:30 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: currawong]
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Originally Posted By: currawong
.....Unfortunately a tricky moment looming with a difficult Hugo Wolf song I know well, only this time in a different key. aaaaugh! Different fingering required, short notice. Panic.

Don't worry. In music like that, it doesn't matter what notes you play. ha
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#1480308 - 07/24/10 01:35 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Don't worry. In music like that, it doesn't matter what notes you play. ha
ha indeed. If it were only so! Do you know Ich hab in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen from the Italian Songbook of Wolf, by any chance? It has this insane postlude for piano solo where you riot up and down the keyboard molto allegro. And I'd finally nailed it in F major, too. Off to practise it in E flat...
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#1480309 - 07/24/10 01:35 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Originally Posted By: currawong
.....Unfortunately a tricky moment looming with a difficult Hugo Wolf song I know well, only this time in a different key. aaaaugh! Different fingering required, short notice. Panic.

Don't worry. In music like that, it doesn't matter what notes you play. ha

ha ha Mark. The piano accompaniments in Wolf are a nightmare. I've only played a few of them, much prefer the safer havens of Brahms and Strauss.
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#1480313 - 07/24/10 01:45 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: argerichfan]
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Currawong
Well I hope you don't accidentally slip back into F major under the pressure of performance. I know I would shocked
Hope it goes well and back to practising with you!
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#1480314 - 07/24/10 01:45 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: currawong]
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Originally Posted By: currawong
.....It has this insane postlude for piano solo where you riot up and down the keyboard molto allegro. And I'd finally nailed it in F major, too. Off to practise it in E flat...

Just play the regular version and add a low Eb at the end. smile
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#1480321 - 07/24/10 01:53 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: currawong
.....It has this insane postlude for piano solo where you riot up and down the keyboard molto allegro. And I'd finally nailed it in F major, too. Off to practise it in E flat...

Just play the regular version and add a low Eb at the end. smile

No Mark, it's the postlude. Currawong should play a little chord progression eg Eb - Cm - C (not very subtle I know) - then straight into the postlude in F. They'll think you spontaneously created a butt-saving improvisation and be extremely impressed. Either that or they will see as a desperate and pathetic gaffatape style solution to your technical difficulties Haha
You could add Marks low Eb at the very end as well, yes that's quite a good idea after all.
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#1480323 - 07/24/10 01:55 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: currawong]
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Well chaps,

See what you can do if you’re not careful ...
to enliven the present dreary Pianist Corner menu.

Here are your bright ideas ... obviously off the top of your moggy crusts

Rach 3
Not doin’ anything
Rach 1
Need more visitors
More bun-fights for klutz
Avoiding the topic ... because it’s stagnant
Lang Lang and anchovies on their pizza
A lot of it is probably just "summer"
peperoni and mushrooms
I think it's the banning of the "edgy" types
You don't find 'Arcosonic Wood Stickers' fascinating?
goat cheese and artichokes is good
pineapple on pizza
Maybe people are busy.

Perhaps it’s time to get out my golf clubs and relish the 19th.
You chaps are in a dopey state of Rach1/3 pizza inertia ... I’m off ... Fore!!

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#1480325 - 07/24/10 02:00 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: btb]
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Looks like lecture notes from a psych class......
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#1480326 - 07/24/10 02:06 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Looks like lecture notes from a psych class......

Well maybe it is only 2300 hours on the West Coast, but that gave me a laugh. btb is tracking us, clearly enjoying it. Better than golf I should say...
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#1480339 - 07/24/10 03:07 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: argerichfan]
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Originally Posted By: argerichfan
Originally Posted By: Janus K. Sachs
I'm sure members are hoping for the return of the homophobe and the neo-Nazi. Aren't such things always foretold by scripture?

Well I'm not missing them, Scripture or whatever. I do miss sottovoce -his posts were often fun and sometimes very enlightening- but this very intelligent man got a bit carried away with excess (not that I ever do blush ), and he finally crossed the Rubicon. Rather a pity. Once permanently banished, no return.


Bjones was sort of tame compared to Antonius Hamus... grin
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#1480343 - 07/24/10 03:15 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: Canonie]
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Either that or they will see it as a desperate and pathetic gaffatape style solution to your technical difficulties Haha
More likely grin

I'd like to see the singer's face if I did! (Now some singers I've played for wouldn't notice...)
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#1480347 - 07/24/10 03:45 AM Re: Piano Corner stagnant [Re: currawong]
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Originally Posted By: currawong
Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Don't worry. In music like that, it doesn't matter what notes you play. ha
ha indeed. If it were only so! Do you know Ich hab in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen from the Italian Songbook of Wolf, by any chance? It has this insane postlude for piano solo where you riot up and down the keyboard molto allegro. And I'd finally nailed it in F major, too. Off to practise it in E flat...


Just looked that up(it had to be the last in the second book) at the wholesome tempo of 160 to the crotchet and a 4measure long run in semiquavers I wish you luck.

I'd rather stick my foot down my throat. whome(did he just say that)

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