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#2033914 - 02/15/13 07:29 PM Re: Major Solo Work Ideas [Re: trigalg693]
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I can pick out mistakes in Scriabin 5 and I'm nowhere near the level of Curtis faculty.

Originally Posted By: trigalg693
How about Scriabin 5? It's VERY hard and might even give you some breathing room because even people who know that piece well probably can't pick out any mistakes.
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#2034022 - 02/15/13 11:36 PM Re: Major Solo Work Ideas [Re: hsheck]
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Schumann Symphonic Etudes.
Heels down!

#2034158 - 02/16/13 08:40 AM Re: Major Solo Work Ideas [Re: hsheck]
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I can pick out mistakes in the Scriabin 5th Sonata and I'm nowhere near the level of Kreisler.

#2034264 - 02/16/13 01:05 PM Re: Major Solo Work Ideas [Re: hsheck]
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I can pick out mistakes in 'Hot Cross Buns'.

#2035556 - 02/18/13 11:47 PM Re: Major Solo Work Ideas [Re: hsheck]
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Today I discussed with my piano teacher the repertoire for my Curtis Institute of Music Audition. Here is what we decided.:)

1. J.S. Bach WTC D Major Prelude and Fugue
2. Beethoven Sonata Op. 27 No. 1
3. Slow Chopin: Mazurka in C sharp minor Fast Chopin: Etude in C sharp minor
4. Copland Piano Variations

#2035565 - 02/18/13 11:57 PM Re: Major Solo Work Ideas [Re: hsheck]
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That'll be just fine. smile Good luck and play well. Let us know how it went! Where else are you auditioning?

#2035567 - 02/19/13 12:01 AM Re: Major Solo Work Ideas [Re: Orange Soda King]
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Thank you Orange Soda King! I'm pretty excited to start working on these pieces. smile I'm also looking into Eastman and Wartburg College at this time.

Edited by hsheck (02/19/13 12:02 AM)

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