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#2588374 - 11/18/16 06:58 PM Re: OT, Tell us about yourself [Re: mr_super-hunky]
krumpetina Offline
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Registered: 11/18/16
Posts: 10
Loc: Texas / South Carolina
Hi All -

I'm janet, from Texas and South Carolina. Probably a bit more old school than most, rounding out at 59. I took piano as a small kid, age 7-10. I recently picked things up again about 2 years ago.

I often pick pieces beyond my capabilities - which totally frustrates me. I do not aspire to be anything more than a good intermediate player, able to look at something and sight read through it without sounding like an idiot. I can do the sight reading part...but i am still working on the not sounding like an idiot part.

Seriously though, I enjoy playing and am currently working on the following:

Once Upon a December
Saving Mr. Banks
Feed the Birds
Moonlight Sonata
Summer of 42
and just picked up a sheet of Mary Did you Know.

That's about it...
There's always time to learn something new.

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#2588763 - 11/20/16 12:44 PM Re: OT, Tell us about yourself [Re: mr_super-hunky]
CarlosCC Offline
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Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 2009
Loc: Lisbon, Portugal
Hello krumpetina and welcome to PianoWorld.
You're in good company here and I'd love to listen some of you works soon - even the Mary Did you Know... wink

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Self-taught since Dec2009
"Don't play what's there, play what's not there."

#2589834 - 11/24/16 10:05 PM Re: OT, Tell us about yourself [Re: mr_super-hunky]
metaresolve Offline
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Registered: 11/24/16
Posts: 27
Hi. I just made a small thread introducing myself but I also wanted to get myself in here too.

I took lessons from age 6-21. Played a little bit after graduating college but fell out of it. Now I'm 39 and work in political data. Honestly, I'm looking for some release that I used to get when practicing for hours. While I was "good" growing up, I was very immature in my approach and expressions. I'm curious how ~20 years of experience might come through.

I am also curious if I can beat a couple of pieces that defeated me: Rachmaninoff Prelude in G minor, Chopin Scherzo Op 39, no 3 in C# minor. That Chopin, I want it. My piano teacher picked it for me when I was a senior in college for the closing piece of my recital and I didn't practice it enough. Which is a shame because she picked it so she knew I could do it. Again, immature.

I'm looking forward to listening to the recitals and learning about everyone.


#2589844 - 11/24/16 11:24 PM Re: OT, Tell us about yourself [Re: mr_super-hunky]
earlofmar Offline
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Registered: 03/21/13
Posts: 2850
Loc: Australia
welcome to the forum metaresolve. It will indeed be interesting how your life experience effects your return to piano.
If this life is a simulation can I not be in the easy version where Bach was a drummer


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