Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano Accessories
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1732052 - 08/13/11 02:00 AM Young Apollo
argerichfan Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/15/06
Posts: 8903
Loc: Pacific Northwest, US.
Benjamin Britten's early work for piano and strings from 1939. Incredibly kinetic, very much in A major, Britten's 'Adonis' key. We see that same key similarly used in 'Death in Venice'.

A very interesting composition:






_________________________
Jason

Top
Ad 800 (Pearl River)
Pearl River World's Best Selling Piano
#1732062 - 08/13/11 03:12 AM Re: Young Apollo [Re: argerichfan]
beet31425 Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/12/09
Posts: 3812
Loc: Bay Area, CA
Fantastic piece. Very English, but it's hard for me to say just how. Thanks for posting it.

Britten is something of a mystery to me. I don't know much of his stuff. (Pretty much only the War Requiem, which I really liked, but which I've somewhat forgotten). Time to listen to some more.

-J
_________________________
Schubert: Bb Impromptu D.935/3; Mozart: D minor concerto; Chopin: first Ballade

Top
#1732063 - 08/13/11 03:20 AM Re: Young Apollo [Re: argerichfan]
Nikolas Offline
5000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/26/07
Posts: 5303
Loc: Europe
Oh Lord! Indeed a brilliant piece!

But even worst... Someone here has not only 666 posts, but 6666! Incredible! grin
_________________________
http://www.musica-ferrum.com

Top
#1732529 - 08/13/11 08:56 PM Re: Young Apollo [Re: Nikolas]
argerichfan Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/15/06
Posts: 8903
Loc: Pacific Northwest, US.
Originally Posted By: Nikolas
Oh Lord! Indeed a brilliant piece!

But even worst... Someone here has not only 666 posts, but 6666! Incredible! grin

Glad you liked the piece.

I decided not to comment on 666.
_________________________
Jason

Top
#1732539 - 08/13/11 09:28 PM Re: Young Apollo [Re: argerichfan]
jazzyprof Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/30/04
Posts: 2634
Loc: Ann Arbor, MI
Originally Posted By: argerichfan
Originally Posted By: Nikolas
Oh Lord! Indeed a brilliant piece!

But even worst... Someone here has not only 666 posts, but 6666! Incredible! grin

Glad you liked the piece.

I decided not to comment on 666. Some things just aren't worth the fuss. Ignorance and superstition... whatever.

That is a comment. Hurry and make your next post to get rid of the 666! smile
_________________________
"Playing the piano is my greatest joy...period."......JP

Top
#1732543 - 08/13/11 09:36 PM Re: Young Apollo [Re: jazzyprof]
argerichfan Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/15/06
Posts: 8903
Loc: Pacific Northwest, US.
Originally Posted By: jazzyprof
Originally Posted By: argerichfan
Originally Posted By: Nikolas
Oh Lord! Indeed a brilliant piece!

But even worst... Someone here has not only 666 posts, but 6666! Incredible! grin

Glad you liked the piece.

I decided not to comment on 666. Some things just aren't worth the fuss. Ignorance and superstition... whatever.

That is a comment. Hurry and make your next post to get rid of the 666! smile

Okay! But you quoted me before I edited.

What's the use, jazzy? Take it to PM, and I wish you would. I'm getting ready for dinner with friends. Cheers!
_________________________
Jason

Top
#1732612 - 08/14/11 12:56 AM Re: Young Apollo [Re: argerichfan]
Musicfan1979 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 122
Loc: USA
Thanks for posting. Who is playing?

Top
#1732680 - 08/14/11 07:59 AM Re: Young Apollo [Re: argerichfan]
argerichfan Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/15/06
Posts: 8903
Loc: Pacific Northwest, US.
YouTube says Ulster Orchestra, but it's actually I Musici de Montreal with Paul Stewart at the piano.
_________________________
Jason

Top
#1732744 - 08/14/11 10:50 AM Re: Young Apollo [Re: argerichfan]
Ridicolosamente Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/08/08
Posts: 1467
Loc: Miami, Florida, USA
Thoroughly enjoyed. Thanks for Sharing.

-Daniel
_________________________
Currently working on:
-Dane Rudhyar's Stars from Pentagrams No 3

Top
#1733338 - 08/15/11 07:42 AM Re: Young Apollo [Re: argerichfan]
Andromaque Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/29/08
Posts: 3886
Loc: New York
Jason, you might be interested in these comments on the Britten Proms
Britten Proms

Top

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
What's Hot!!
8 Live Ragtime Piano Players on the Cape!
-------------------
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Forster vs August Forster
by eazydyonizy
10/23/14 03:43 AM
Grigory Sokolov releases album
by wimpiano
10/23/14 03:11 AM
Lindblad Steinway rebuilt pianos
by brahms
10/23/14 02:54 AM
Got the VPC1! Hooked up the Ivory! Played Brahms.
by TwoSnowflakes
10/23/14 02:13 AM
Pianos of Downton Abbey
by Almaviva
10/22/14 11:58 PM
Who's Online
83 registered (anotherscott, Al LaPorte, 36251, arX, Barry1963, 24 invisible), 1312 Guests and 15 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
76620 Members
42 Forums
158437 Topics
2326700 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
(ads by Google)

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission