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#1740105 - 08/24/11 11:22 PM Re: Give me something to sight read! [Re: jeffreyjones]
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Alkan Capriccio alla Soltadesca: http://www.box.net/shared/kg3uxx2nccahu3h0uz9t

I literally had to spend 15 minutes just poring over the score in magnified mode before I could try it. Hopefully the results were worth it.

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#1740246 - 08/25/11 08:26 AM Re: Give me something to sight read! [Re: jeffreyjones]
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How about Fiorentino's transcription of the Waltz from Der Rosenkavalier (#891 on this page):

http://www.classicscore.hut2.ru/F.htm

or his transcription of Vocalise(#890 on the same page)?

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#1740340 - 08/25/11 11:35 AM Re: Give me something to sight read! [Re: jeffreyjones]
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Do you print out the music or read it off a monitor?

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#1796069 - 11/26/11 01:41 AM Re: Give me something to sight read! [Re: jeffreyjones]
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Renewing my challenge. I have vacation time and I hate vacation time, because I want to be productive. I'll do pianoloverus' last request tomorrow and anything else I've gotten by that time.

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Do you print out the music or read it off a monitor?


I read it off my laptop.

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#1796163 - 11/26/11 09:18 AM Re: Give me something to sight read! [Re: jeffreyjones]
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Alkan Prelude Op. 31 No. 16 "Dans le Genre Gothique"
Alkan Chant Op. 38 No. 1

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#1800787 - 12/05/11 12:03 PM Re: Give me something to sight read! [Re: jeffreyjones]
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Medtner Skazka Op. 26 No. 1, 3, Op. 51 No. 3
http://imslp.org/wiki/4_Tales,_Op.26_%28Medtner,_Nikolay%29
http://imslp.org/wiki/6_Tales,_Op.51_%28Medtner,_Nikolay%29

Kapustin Suite in the Old Style Op 29 No. 1 - Allemande
http://www.scorage.ru/view.aspx?id=076506898646F9550246394ED669D96A
(from classicscore.hut2.ru)

Kapustin Prelude Op. 53 No. 9/11 (i can recommend the whole set, but maybe most of it is too rhythmically and jazz-wise challenging for sightreading)
http://www.scorage.ru/view.aspx?id=3EDC1654CDDFD7ADB722A9D401E610B8

Alkan Esquisses Op. 63 No. 4 Les Cloches, 14 Duettino, 36 Toccatina, 46 Premier Billet Doux, 48 En Songe (again, recommending the whole set)
http://imslp.org/wiki/Esquisses,_Op.63_%28Alkan,_Charles-Valentin%29


Awesome job so far! But i do think others have to practice regularly to get better at sightreading, like me. You're either the exception or your 'practice' was done long ago.
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#1800848 - 12/05/11 02:02 PM Re: Give me something to sight read! [Re: jeffreyjones]
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I'll be sure to tackle some of these as I'm recuperating from my root canal.. music is my therapy.

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#1801347 - 12/06/11 12:13 PM Re: Give me something to sight read! [Re: jeffreyjones]
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I feel for you, get well soon!
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