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#2056338 - 03/29/13 04:23 PM 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound !
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hi

i'm proud to give here my performance of 'peacherine rag'
from a scott joplin fan ( me=SJFAN )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD7pzlDR7cA
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#2056704 - 03/30/13 07:03 AM Re: 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound ! [Re: SJFAN]
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Nicely played, and it dont look as you made it seem!
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#2056732 - 03/30/13 08:46 AM Re: 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound ! [Re: SJFAN]
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thumb Very nicely played SJFAN.

Maybe a tiny bit slower than the original but that's so good for me to hear because most Ragtime I hear played is just simply played too fast! As the man himself said "Never rush a rag". A lot of his original scores clearly state at the top "Not too fast" and yet most people like to perform them faster than they should be played.
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#2056818 - 03/30/13 11:34 AM Re: 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound ! [Re: SJFAN]
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Hi there, SJFAN! My one general comment is that you're taking the rag too fast. For me, the appropriate tempo is one you established in the last section of the rag. I would use that tempo for ALL sections, because it will give you time to shape the music. This is IMO intended to be a very charming, beguiling rag, and you're missing some of the inherent charm in your quest to maintain the pulse at your present tempo.

But overall, a nice clean presentation -- and thanks for sharing this!

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#2056896 - 03/30/13 02:10 PM Re: 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound ! [Re: Tim Adrianson]
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THANX ALL for your comments
i'm considering recording maple leaf & original rags,
what tempo do you suggest ?

hey tim, what tempo would you take for peacherine
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#2057049 - 03/30/13 07:27 PM Re: 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound ! [Re: SJFAN]
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Ah I goofed up my comment above!
What I meant to type is it doesnt look as easy as you made it seem.
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#2057371 - 03/31/13 01:38 PM Re: 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound ! [Re: SJFAN]
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I'd suggest 100 - 108 to the quarter note. At the outset, that will feel slow, but the trick is to sustain that tempo throughout the entire piece. I think that tempo will also allow you time to "shape" some of the material aprropriately.

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#2057384 - 03/31/13 02:10 PM Re: 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound ! [Re: Tim Adrianson]
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It's really nice to see ragtime getting some love in PianoWorld forums of recent.

Really enjoyed the performance.
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#2057733 - 04/01/13 10:59 AM Re: 'peacherine rag' with a clp & prosound ! [Re: Tim Adrianson]
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SJFAN -- Just occurred to me that rags are notated in 2/4 time, not 4/4 -- I'm recommending 100 - 108 to the eighth-note, not the quarter note! The latter would be REALLY fast.

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