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#1668669 - 04/29/11 04:51 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Thread [Re: wayne33yrs]
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Registered: 11/03/10
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Originally Posted By: wayne32yrs
when is the deadline then for the recital? and where do I send the link and info of my vid to?

You'll need an mp3 file to submit, which you upload to the ABF recital website (you can also put a link to a youtube video but you need an mp3). It opens on 1st May - a thread should appear then with all the details. Search on past recitals to get an idea of how it all works...

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#1668699 - 04/29/11 05:48 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Thread [Re: Monica K.]
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thnx, out of interest is singing permitted? not me lol, I cant sing to save my life!

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#1668708 - 04/29/11 06:20 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Thread [Re: wayne33yrs]
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Originally Posted By: wayne32yrs
thnx, out of interest is singing permitted? not me lol, I cant sing to save my life!


Yes, yes indeed. BillM, for one, usually sings - and does a super job!!!

I'd love to be able to sing and play (I can do both, just not at the same time, I don't have enough total coordination yet... I dream of it though)
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#1668815 - 04/29/11 11:35 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Thread [Re: TrapperJohn]
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Originally Posted By: John Frank
Ha! I've heard your "decent" recordings before in any number of threads and they've always been several cuts above decent - sort of like saying that Secretariat could move along the racetrack at a "timely clip" or an "acceptable pace" laugh


hehe, I really appreciate the comment - but instead of Secretariat, I think Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh bumbling through the forest is a little more on target! grin


I listened to my recording and (shocking!) it wasn't as good as I remembered playing it. (what a surprise) Missing notes, etc. (I played them, the keys just didn't make a noise like I told them to)

Sheesh, I swear my brain turns off while I record. (apparently it goes into panic mode! laugh )

Lucky for me I was able to record a better version today. The same amount of mistakes, just in more inconspicuous locations. laugh

I must have been in a groove because I recorded two others as well. A great recording day - I wish there were more of them like this. smokin
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#1668905 - 04/30/11 07:18 AM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Thread [Re: BenPiano]
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Originally Posted By: BenPiano

Sheesh, I swear my brain turns off while I record. (apparently it goes into panic mode! laugh )



Wish my brain would turn off sometimes. It sure can get me into a lot of trouble. grin
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#1669180 - 04/30/11 07:34 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Threa [Re: TX-Dennis]
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Loc: Oregon
I got my recording done today. yippie This at least gives me a backup if I decide to re-record. Although nerve-wracking, it's getting a little easier to play in front of the recorder.

Carl, I'm even more flummoxed now after reading your posts...looking forward to you & your "date"! confused
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#1669227 - 04/30/11 09:35 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Threa [Re: CMohr]
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Carl, I'm even more flummoxed now after reading your posts...looking forward to you & your "date"! confused


flummoxed???....good one! wink
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#1669243 - 04/30/11 10:12 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Threa [Re: CMohr]
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Originally Posted By: CMohr
I got my recording done today. yippie This at least gives me a backup if I decide to re-record. Although nerve-wracking, it's getting a little easier to play in front of the recorder.

Carl, I'm even more flummoxed now after reading your posts...looking forward to you & your "date"! confused


I know there are more than a few of us named Carl. After going to my dictionary, I am flummoxed as to which Carl your were talking to.
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#1669262 - 04/30/11 11:07 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Threa [Re: griffin2417]
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Sorry, griffin! blush I was referring to Strings & Wood Carl. I'm used to calling him Carl from his previous screen name.
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#1669265 - 04/30/11 11:13 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Threa [Re: CMohr]
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Registered: 12/12/10
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Originally Posted By: CMohr
Sorry, griffin! blush I was referring to Strings & Wood Carl. I'm used to calling him Carl from his previous screen name.


Thanks for the clarification. I also like being referred to as griffin. From now on I am going to change my signature to griffin at PWF. That's what family members called my dad. We were both named Carl. I find honor in assuming his nick name. He was a hero to me!
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#1669270 - 04/30/11 11:29 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Threa [Re: Monica K.]
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The recital opens tomorrow! I'll probably post the thread sometime mid-morning, so those of you waiting around in the hopes that I'd open it up at midnight or thereabouts can pack it in. wink

I *still* haven't gotten a recording of my piece. eek
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#1669273 - 04/30/11 11:46 PM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Threa [Re: Monica K.]
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Registered: 09/16/06
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Tomorrow!! I think I'm going to do a tune I've known for a long time but have never memorized.

How's that for a decision? laugh

Cathy
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#1669352 - 05/01/11 05:58 AM Re: One Month to the Eagerly Awaited Quarterly Recital Threa [Re: Monica K.]
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Registered: 03/31/11
Posts: 1872
Loc: Sheffield UK
I'm also changing my tune lol, Ive gone from daft punk, to duffy, to christina aguilara, to adele and finally landed on lady gaga x


Edited by wayne32yrs (05/01/11 05:59 AM)

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