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#1996902 - 12/09/12 12:05 PM What's this Rach piece and who's playing
Gigantoad Offline
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Found this buried somewhere in my mp3 collection. Sadly the file name just says "rachmaninov" and that's it.

https://www.box.com/s/9yg8c289hbfgb9t0q01u

Anyone know who might be playing and what piano this could be? I mean, it's probably a Steinway but it just doesn't quite sound like one to me. May be just the recording though.

Granted, it's a a shot in the dark but it can't hurt to try.

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#1996946 - 12/09/12 02:11 PM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: Gigantoad]
Marit Offline
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I registered for Pianoworld just to be able to tell you it´s the Elégie from Morceaux de Fantaisie smile


Edited by Marit (12/09/12 02:11 PM)

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#1996956 - 12/09/12 02:22 PM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: Gigantoad]
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Thanks for registering! If nothing else, at least that's what it accomplished smile

No idea about the performance though right?

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#1996989 - 12/09/12 03:55 PM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: Gigantoad]
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This is a beautiful composition.

EDIT: Initially wondered about source.

Here are three additional performances of the song.








Edited by o0Ampy0o (12/09/12 05:18 PM)

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#1997024 - 12/09/12 05:41 PM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: o0Ampy0o]
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Originally Posted By: o0Ampy0o
This is a beautiful composition.

EDIT: Initially wondered about source.

Here are three additional performances of the song.








This is one of my all-time favourite pieces of music. Thank you for posting these videos!

K.
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#1998877 - 12/13/12 11:07 AM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: KLSinCT]
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Rach himself through a piano roll, apparently on a Bösendorfer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABiuqb6gDO0

Crazy stuff smile

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#2000427 - 12/16/12 08:17 PM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: Gigantoad]
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So, I'm a little confused: the link I clicked on from the OP led to the Rachmaninov performance of Kreisler's Liebesfreud.

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#2000428 - 12/16/12 08:19 PM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: 10fingers]
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See this thread. Not sure what's going on here...

http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthrea...tml#Post2000306
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#2000433 - 12/16/12 08:26 PM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: 10fingers]
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Originally Posted By: 10fingers
So, I'm a little confused: the link I clicked on from the OP led to the Rachmaninov performance of Kreisler's Liebesfreud.

For whatever reason that link in the first post has been changed from what it was originally.

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#2000564 - 12/17/12 04:18 AM Re: What's this Rach piece and who's playing [Re: Gigantoad]
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It's all reveiled in the other thread. Now this whole link mismatch thing seems to be some bug with box.com, as I did not do such a thing. Will try and get back the original file later when I'm at home. Sorry for the confusion.

Edit: Fixed. Of course the bug was with the user, not the software. Uploading in the wrong place there replaces an existing file rather than adding a new one.


Edited by Gigantoad (12/17/12 12:08 PM)

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