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#2030381 - 02/10/13 10:16 AM The pianist and archaeology
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So few pianists are also archaeologists. Coincidence?
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#2030387 - 02/10/13 10:33 AM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: Damon]
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Perhaps.
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#2030390 - 02/10/13 10:45 AM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: Damon]
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I was wondering when you'd show up.

Archeology is a field of study and a career path that takes time and devotion to pursue. Your insinuation that this is somehow analogous to sexuality is moronic.


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#2030393 - 02/10/13 10:50 AM Re: The pianist and archaeology [Re: Damon]
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Archaeologists born in the Ukraine

Ivan Borkovsky
Vikentiy Khvoika
Yaroslav Pasternak
Simhah Pinsker
Yuriy Shumovskyi

Pianists born in the Ukraine

Simon Barere
Felix Blumenfeld
Shura Cherkassky
Emil Gilels
Vladimir Horowitz
Lubka Kolessa
Valentina Lisitsa
Benno Moiseiwitsch
Heinrich Neuhaus
Leo Sirota
Sviatoslav Richter

Notice that these lists have no duplication. Incredible?
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#2030394 - 02/10/13 10:52 AM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: Damon]
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Scrabbling in the dirt is hard enough on the hands and fingers, without subjecting them to the further trauma of playing a piano, or indeed, any musical instrument that uses the hands.

And getting to grips with people who lived 200 years must seem boring when you're already doing the same with people who lived 20000 years ago.... wink

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#2030396 - 02/10/13 10:52 AM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: debrucey]
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I insinuated no such thing.
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#2030398 - 02/10/13 10:56 AM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: Damon]
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Originally Posted By: Damon
So few pianists are also archeologists. Coincidence?

What's the point? (lost)

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#2030399 - 02/10/13 10:57 AM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: keystring]
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Originally Posted By: Damon
So few pianists are also archeologists. Coincidence?

What's the point? (lost)


What do you mean? This is highly fascinating.
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#2030419 - 02/10/13 11:45 AM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: Damon]
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Damon -

laugh

Well done.

Cathy
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#2030445 - 02/10/13 12:09 PM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: bennevis]
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Originally Posted By: bennevis
Scrabbling in the dirt is hard enough on the hands and fingers, without subjecting them to the further trauma of playing a piano, or indeed, any musical instrument that uses the hands.


Wouldn't the exercise of one endeavor supplement the physical needs of the other? I think the two would be an unbeatable combination, and yet I can find no examples....yet.
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#2030513 - 02/10/13 01:32 PM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: debrucey]
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Originally Posted By: debrucey
....Your insinuation that this is somehow analogous to sexuality is moronic.

Oh, so that's what this is about. ha

Didn't get it -- haven't much looked at the other thread.

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#2030514 - 02/10/13 01:32 PM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: Damon]
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How about an archeologist who is the daughter of a pianist?
http://archive.archaeology.org/0809/abstracts/rockmusic.html

Not good enough for you?...

Ok, here's the real deal smile

http://www.sal.org.uk/obituaries/nicolascoldstream
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#2030546 - 02/10/13 02:09 PM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: casinitaly]
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It's a start. Too bad he is dead. I couldn't find any youtube performances, unfortunately. frown
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#2030624 - 02/10/13 04:14 PM Re: The pianist and archeology [Re: Damon]
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This one is alive,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_P._Ryan

and on youtube..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7v2QHXnicE

though not playing the piano smile

Still, I'm up 2.

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#2030672 - 02/10/13 05:22 PM Re: The pianist and archaeology [Re: Damon]
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I wanted to be an archeologist but I'm not.
I wanted to be a pianist but I'm not.
I was not born in the Ukraine.
Is there a correlation there? Can we get a grant to study it? wink
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#2030827 - 02/10/13 10:36 PM Re: The pianist and archaeology [Re: casinitaly]
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Originally Posted By: casinitaly
This on is alive,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_P._Ryan

and on youtube..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7v2QHXnicE

though not playing the piano smile

Still, I'm up 2.



Mountaineering and long distance runner! This is a busy guy. Mountain climbing is kind of rough on the fingers too.

Okay, but only 1 alive.
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#2030829 - 02/10/13 10:38 PM Re: The pianist and archaeology [Re: -Frycek]
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Originally Posted By: -Frycek
I wanted to be an archeologist but I'm not.
I wanted to be a pianist but I'm not.
I was not born in the Ukraine.
Is there a correlation there? Can we get a grant to study it? wink


It's a heck of a list though, isn't it? Good piano blood in the Ukraine.
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#2030834 - 02/10/13 10:59 PM Re: The pianist and archaeology [Re: Damon]
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Not bad for an archaeologist.

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