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#1532270 - 10/10/10 11:34 AM 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro
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Registered: 03/05/10
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Loc: San Francisco Bay Area, CA
http://www.youtube.com/philiphotchkiss (1:31 - short video)

Great father and son moment!

After my son's piano lesson, we noticed the Steinway Hamburg D was all alone on stage at MachPhail Center for Music. It's a magnificent piano and I couldn't resist playing it!

So we popped (snuck) in and my son shot this video of me playing the opening of the second movement - Romance. This footage is raw, shot using an iPhone and spontaneous from the point of view of a 7 year old. My son had my phone on him because earlier I let him pay some games on it. This piece is still a work in progress:)

Not the most flattering camera angles at times;)

http://www.youtube.com/philiphotchkiss (1:31 - short video)
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#1532395 - 10/10/10 02:39 PM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
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Very nice Phillip! Lovely music, isn't it?

I look forward to hearing you play the complete work with an orchestra some day... who knows?! smile

Good picture and surprisingly good sound quality from the iPhone - well done to your son too! thumb
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#1532429 - 10/10/10 03:32 PM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
Lingyis Offline
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Registered: 09/15/09
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yeah, the sound quality is utterly amazing! it sounds way better than my zoom q3 in my living room...

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#1532481 - 10/10/10 05:07 PM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
Carey Offline
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Registered: 05/13/05
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Loc: Phoenix, Arizona
Philip -

The Chopin is coming along quite nicely !! (And I didn't get too seasick watching the hand-held camera.)

Its very touching that you and your young son share a love for piano music. You're a lucky guy.

Best -

Phil
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#1533398 - 10/11/10 08:40 PM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
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That was fabulous - both the piano playing and that camera work. I love sharing music with my kiddos too.

My kids go to MacPhail. The stage/piano set up there is excellent!
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#1533425 - 10/11/10 09:30 PM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
Bruce Siegel Offline
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Very nice, indeed, Philip! You play expressively, without a doubt. And if your son could stand still for a moment, he'd be a great cameraman. :o)

I too am stunned by the iPhone's sound.
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#1533434 - 10/11/10 09:52 PM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
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Registered: 03/09/10
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Loc: Toronto, Ontario
Great little video.
Despite me despising anything made by Apple I must admit that the video and audio quality of that iPhone was impressive.

Now if only you could cut down your kid's coffee intake.
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#1533435 - 10/11/10 09:52 PM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
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Keep the spontaneity coming! And keep sharing these moments with him.

Yeah, and I need to get one of those gadgets.
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#1533596 - 10/12/10 04:05 AM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
Oz Marcus Offline
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Registered: 06/23/09
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Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Just beautiful!

Keep up the practice!

M
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#1533900 - 10/12/10 01:57 PM Re: 7 year old w/iPhone captures Dad: Chopin C #1 m.2 intro [Re: PhilipHotchkiss]
PhilipHotchkiss Offline
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Registered: 03/05/10
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Loc: San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Wow, thanks everyone for the supportive comments!

And it was filmed and recorded on the iPhone 3Gs - I just purchased the iPhone4 with way better video, we'll have to see if the sound quality is good as well.

I am shocked at the enthusiasm on the sound quality from a group as discriminating and well-informed as all of you - amazing opportunities to capture and share spontaneous moments.

And thanks for the comments on my playing, really put a lift in my step today.

Phil
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