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#1495849 - 08/14/10 01:13 PM Re: Lang Lang--Hurrah! [Re: MikeN]
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Originally Posted By: MikeN
How could I forget, no really how could I. I'll never forget the videos of him butchering the Rachmaninoff 3rd and looking like an inspired food doing it.


I chuckled when I read your comment. Then I searched for the video and watched it. Thank you giving me a good laugh!

His playing does sound good, at a much higher level than I could ever hope to achieve, and as I'm not familiar with the piece, I don't know how true to it he was.

However, I, like many others had to listen but not watch. If he wore a bag on his head whilst he played, perhaps his performance would be improved!

EDIT:
Although having said that, he seems to be enjoying himself, and is certainly an 'entertaining' performer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b85hn8rJvgw&feature=related


Edited by Emphursis1 (08/14/10 01:54 PM)
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#1495902 - 08/14/10 03:02 PM Re: Lang Lang--Hurrah! [Re: Emphursis1]
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Registered: 02/18/10
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Here's one thing me and Lang Lang agree on, the melody in the Prokofiev is very catchy.

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#1495903 - 08/14/10 03:12 PM Re: Lang Lang--Hurrah! [Re: MikeN]
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Who dislike Lang Lang he or she is just jealous
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Sorry for my English, I know it sucks, but I'm trying to improve.


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#1495905 - 08/14/10 03:14 PM Re: Lang Lang--Hurrah! [Re: Batuhan]
MikeN Offline
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Sure, I'm jealous that I can't have such blatant regard for the written text, or that I can't act when I play like he does.

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#1497031 - 08/16/10 11:12 AM Re: Lang Lang--Hurrah! [Re: Batuhan]
Victor25 Offline
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Registered: 05/30/09
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Loc: The Netherlands
Originally Posted By: Batuhan
Who dislike Lang Lang he or she is just jealous


Haha best argument ever!!!

Or wait a minute... maybe we could also be jealous of people we really respect, like Horowitz, Rubinstein etc. instead? Or are you now saying that anyone who plays at a higher technical level than we, we automatically have to envy? Or does it have to do with how many people watch him? Or how much money he makes again?
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