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#2073813 - 04/29/13 10:11 PM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Valencia]
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Originally Posted By: Valencia
hi everyone,

sorry to change my mind already. i think that vanished days (57/1) might be too difficult for me to get through. can you put my name on peace of the woods instead? (71/4)?

thanks so much! smile

No! You can't change! We're forcing you to learn 57/1, or else you don't get to play at all! grin

I don't see why not, unless somebody's taken it. smile

Of course, I'm not the one in charge of this. ha
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#2073858 - 04/30/13 12:22 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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I'm in, but it will take me a while to choose a piece or pieces. Grieg has always looked fiendishly hard whenever I've looked at him before (all those big chords jumping around), but maybe having made my way through a Mendelssohn Song Without Words I am ready to apply the same slow painstaking practice and make it through a Grieg Lyric Piece.
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#2073864 - 04/30/13 12:38 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Maybe I'll enter this one too. smile
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#2073873 - 04/30/13 01:04 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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When is this due?

If nobody's chosen, Book IX Op. 68, No. 1, Matrosenes oppsang (Sailor's song)
I'd like to try.
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#2073878 - 04/30/13 01:32 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: ElleC]
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Originally Posted By: ElleC
If nobody's chosen, Book IX Op. 68, No. 1, Matrosenes oppsang (Sailor's song)
I'd like to try.


In that case, I will change my second choice to Album Leaf (opus 47 n° 2). Provided nobody else wants it, of course smile.
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#2073892 - 04/30/13 02:26 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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- sorry Rossy, could you please swap my 2nd choice with my first?

So, I'll do 62-6 (Homeward) and 43-1 (Butterfly) - the latter if no one takes it...

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#2073904 - 04/30/13 02:55 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Ahem... I see that 3 pieces are graded as level 2, which is obviously above my level, but maybe I could try and tackle one of these if there is plenty of time?

Op. 54 no. 6 (Bell ringing) is full of double notes, just what I need to practice! Op. 12 no. 3 and 8 look more daunting... what do you guys think?
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#2073906 - 04/30/13 02:57 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Rossy - you will definitely be regretting putting this together with all of us switching around crazily - but can I change my 2nd choice piece to Op 71 No 2 - Summer's Eve? I'll leave my first choice as is though. Ta!

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#2073916 - 04/30/13 03:31 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Rossy, Wayne, I suggested a while back that this phase of the recital - each participant selecting a piece(s) followed by your good selves confirming our respective choices in an updated list - would work with foolproof reliability if you were to allow each participant to post an updated list with their own amendment. There's no possiblity of abuse since the history is preserved in the thread and the latest list showing would always be THE list.

Collating all this and doing the presentation at the end is a mammoth task, that's clear. And Wayne did a cracking job of recruiting - whipping up volunteers to fill the gaps - throughout the SWW recital. Leaving the assignments to us would be one less chore and still leave you with plenty to do.

I realise of course you want to be hands-on but it's just a thought.

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#2073922 - 04/30/13 03:51 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Originally Posted By: dire tonic
Rossy, Wayne, I suggested a while back that this phase of the recital - each participant selecting a piece(s) followed by your good selves confirming our respective choices in an updated list - would work with foolproof reliability if you were to allow each participant to post an updated list with their own amendment. There's no possiblity of abuse since the history is preserved in the thread and the latest list showing would always be THE list.

I agree. Looking every now and then for new entries, changes and then updating the list every hour is an overwhelming task for one person! Instead, participants can volunteer for updating the list themselves. And since this recital is getting bigger and popular, some tech guy can think of a dedicated and automated web page for accepting entries at least, like the ABF recital.

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#2073934 - 04/30/13 04:47 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: sinophilia]
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Originally Posted By: sinophilia

Op. 54 no. 6 (Bell ringing) is full of double notes, just what I need to practice! Op. 12 no. 3 and 8 look more daunting... what do you guys think?


- take a chance and go for it. There's plenty of time for you to get stuck in for at least a month then if you think it's too much someone else will pick it up...

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#2073946 - 04/30/13 05:43 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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This looks popular!

Unlike with the Mendelssohn jobbie, I know many of these pieces and have a few on my radar (three slated for this year), alas, they have all been taken already - what a difference a day makes!

I won't do one I already play so I'll go with Op. 12 No. 3, The Watchman's Song, unless one of my targetted pieces is released with the chopping and changing taking place at the outset - and if I see it in time!
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#2073948 - 04/30/13 05:56 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: dire tonic]
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Originally Posted By: dire tonic

- take a chance and go for it. There's plenty of time for you to get stuck in for at least a month then if you think it's too much someone else will pick it up...


okay I'll give a try to op. 54 no. 6 then! And If I find out it's too hard for me, surely somebody else will be able to take it.
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#2073950 - 04/30/13 06:00 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Dont worry dudes and dudettes, its not a problem, but no more changing or swapping!!!lol.

Here is the amended list as it stands so far and up to date.


Here is the amended list:

Book I, Op. 12 (composed 1866-7?; published 1867):

No. 1, Arietta : AimeeO
No. 2, Vals (Waltz):Saranoya.
No. 3, Vektersang (Watchman's song, after Macbeth):zrtf90
No. 4, Alfedans (Elves' dance); Ladychen
No. 5, Folkevise (Popular melody)
No. 6, Norsk (Norwegian melody)
No. 7, Albumblad (Albumleaf)
No. 8, Fedrelandssang (National song)

Book II, Op. 38 (composed 1883 except where noted; published 1883):

No. 1, Berceuse
No. 2, Folkevise (Folk-song)
No. 3, Melodi (Melody)
No. 4, Halling (Dance)
No. 5, Springdans (Spring dance)[1]
No. 6, Elegi (Elegy):Recaredo.
No. 7, Vals (Waltz, originally composed 1866; revised 1883)
No. 8, Kanon (Canon, composed ca. 1877-8?; revised 1883)

Book III, Op. 43 (composed probably 1886; published 1886; ded. Isidor Seiss):



No. 1, Sommerfugl (Butterfly) :
No. 2, Ensom vandrer (Solitary traveller)
No. 3, I hjemmet (In my homeland)
No. 4, Liten fugl (Little bird)
No. 5, Erotikk (Erotikon): Peterws
No. 6, Til vÄren (To spring);Beric.

Book IV, Op. 47 (composed 1886-8 except where noted; published 1888):

No. 1, Valse-Impromptu
No. 2, Albumblad (Albumleaf)
No. 3, Melodi (Melody)
No. 4, Halling
No. 5, Melankoli (Melancholy)
No. 6, Springtanz (Spring dance,[1] composed 1872?; revised 1888)
No. 7, Elegi (Elegy)

Book V, Op. 54 (composed 1889-91; published 1891; Nos. 1-4 later orchestrated as Lyric Suite):



No. 1, Gjetergutt (Shepherd's boy)
No. 2, Gangar (Norwegian march)
No. 3, Trolltog (March of the Dwarfs) Rossy: oh deary me what have I done?
No. 4, Notturno : Dipsey.
No. 5, Scherzo
No. 6, Klokkeklang (Bell ringing): Sinophilia.

Book VI, Op. 57 (composed 1890?-3; published 1893):

No. 1, Svundne dager (Vanished days)
No. 2, Gade
No. 3, Illusjon (Illusion)
No. 4, Geheimniss (Secret)
No. 5, Sie tanzt (She dances)
No. 6, Heimweh (Homesickness)

Book VII, Op. 62 (composed 1893?-5; published 1895):

No. 1, Sylfide (Sylph)
No. 2, Takk (Gratitude)
No. 3, Fransk serenade (French serenade)
No. 4, Bekken (Brooklet)
No. 5, DrĂžmmesyn (Phantom)Pavel.K
No. 6, Hjemad (Homeward): Dire tonic.

Book VIII, Op. 65 (composed 1896; published 1897):

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No. 1, Fra ungdomsdagene (From early years): Morodiene.
No. 2, Bondens sang (Peasant's song)
No. 3, Tungsinn (Melancholy)
No. 4, Salong (Salon)
No. 5, I balladetone (Ballad):Rupak.
No. 6, Bryllupsdag pÄ Troldhaugen (Wedding Day at Troldhaugen): Ganddalf.

Book IX, Op. 68 (composed 1898-9; published 1899; Nos. 4 and 5 were orchestrated in 1899):

No. 1, Matrosenes oppsang (Sailor's song):ElleC
No. 2, Bestemors menuet (Grandmother's minuet)
No. 3, For dine fĂžtter (At your feet)
No. 4, Aften pÄ hÞjfjellet (Evening in the mountains): Limefriday.
No. 5, BÄdnlÄt (At the cradle)
No. 6, Valse mélancolique (Melancholy waltz)

Book X, Op. 71 (composed and published 1901):

No. 1, Det var engang (Once upon a time)
No. 2, Sommeraften (Summer's eve):FARMGIRL
No. 3, SmÄtroll (Puck)
No. 4, Skogstillhet (Peace in the woods):VALENCIA.
No. 5, Halling
No. 6, Forbi (Gone)
No. 7, Etterklang (Remembrances):dynamobt.



And if they are not taken by others , then we have second choices of:
Valencia (57.1)
Saranoya (68.1)
Morodiene ( 71.5)
Ganddalf (68.5)
Limefriday (54.6)
Dire tonic ( 43.1)
Dipsey ( 47.3)
Ladychen (38.4)
Peterws (47.6)


Edited by Rostosky (04/30/13 07:03 AM)
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#2073952 - 04/30/13 06:03 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Sorry Limefriday, Farmgirl got in first with 71.2 so a change from 68.4 is not possible.
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#2073961 - 04/30/13 07:01 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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OK, I've had a very quick look at what is left and I would like to attempt: 12/8 - National Song and as a potential second selection 71/3 - Puck.

Thanks!
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#2073962 - 04/30/13 07:06 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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You got it SamS!!

Updated list:


Here is the amended list:

Book I, Op. 12 (composed 1866-7?; published 1867):

No. 1, Arietta : AimeeO
No. 2, Vals (Waltz):Saranoya.
No. 3, Vektersang (Watchman's song, after Macbeth):zrtf90
No. 4, Alfedans (Elves' dance); Ladychen
No. 5, Folkevise (Popular melody)
No. 6, Norsk (Norwegian melody)
No. 7, Albumblad (Albumleaf)
No. 8, Fedrelandssang (National song):SamS.

Book II, Op. 38 (composed 1883 except where noted; published 1883):

No. 1, Berceuse
No. 2, Folkevise (Folk-song)
No. 3, Melodi (Melody)
No. 4, Halling (Dance)
No. 5, Springdans (Spring dance)[1]
No. 6, Elegi (Elegy):Recaredo.
No. 7, Vals (Waltz, originally composed 1866; revised 1883)
No. 8, Kanon (Canon, composed ca. 1877-8?; revised 1883)

Book III, Op. 43 (composed probably 1886; published 1886; ded. Isidor Seiss):



No. 1, Sommerfugl (Butterfly) :
No. 2, Ensom vandrer (Solitary traveller)
No. 3, I hjemmet (In my homeland)
No. 4, Liten fugl (Little bird)
No. 5, Erotikk (Erotikon): Peterws
No. 6, Til vÄren (To spring);Beric.

Book IV, Op. 47 (composed 1886-8 except where noted; published 1888):

No. 1, Valse-Impromptu
No. 2, Albumblad (Albumleaf)
No. 3, Melodi (Melody)
No. 4, Halling
No. 5, Melankoli (Melancholy)
No. 6, Springtanz (Spring dance,[1] composed 1872?; revised 1888)
No. 7, Elegi (Elegy)

Book V, Op. 54 (composed 1889-91; published 1891; Nos. 1-4 later orchestrated as Lyric Suite):



No. 1, Gjetergutt (Shepherd's boy)
No. 2, Gangar (Norwegian march)
No. 3, Trolltog (March of the Dwarfs) Rossy: oh deary me what have I done?
No. 4, Notturno : Dipsey.
No. 5, Scherzo
No. 6, Klokkeklang (Bell ringing): Sinophilia.

Book VI, Op. 57 (composed 1890?-3; published 1893):

No. 1, Svundne dager (Vanished days)
No. 2, Gade
No. 3, Illusjon (Illusion)
No. 4, Geheimniss (Secret)
No. 5, Sie tanzt (She dances)
No. 6, Heimweh (Homesickness)

Book VII, Op. 62 (composed 1893?-5; published 1895):

No. 1, Sylfide (Sylph)
No. 2, Takk (Gratitude)
No. 3, Fransk serenade (French serenade)
No. 4, Bekken (Brooklet)
No. 5, DrĂžmmesyn (Phantom)Pavel.K
No. 6, Hjemad (Homeward): Dire tonic.

Book VIII, Op. 65 (composed 1896; published 1897):

.

No. 1, Fra ungdomsdagene (From early years): Morodiene.
No. 2, Bondens sang (Peasant's song)
No. 3, Tungsinn (Melancholy)
No. 4, Salong (Salon)
No. 5, I balladetone (Ballad):Rupak.
No. 6, Bryllupsdag pÄ Troldhaugen (Wedding Day at Troldhaugen): Ganddalf.

Book IX, Op. 68 (composed 1898-9; published 1899; Nos. 4 and 5 were orchestrated in 1899):

No. 1, Matrosenes oppsang (Sailor's song):ElleC
No. 2, Bestemors menuet (Grandmother's minuet)
No. 3, For dine fĂžtter (At your feet)
No. 4, Aften pÄ hÞjfjellet (Evening in the mountains): Limefriday.
No. 5, BÄdnlÄt (At the cradle)
No. 6, Valse mélancolique (Melancholy waltz)

Book X, Op. 71 (composed and published 1901):

No. 1, Det var engang (Once upon a time)
No. 2, Sommeraften (Summer's eve):FARMGIRL
No. 3, SmÄtroll (Puck)
No. 4, Skogstillhet (Peace in the woods):VALENCIA.
No. 5, Halling
No. 6, Forbi (Gone)
No. 7, Etterklang (Remembrances):dynamobt.



And if they are not taken by others , then we have second choices of:
Valencia (57.1)
Saranoya (47.2)
Morodiene ( 71.5)
Ganddalf (68.5)
Limefriday (54.6)
Dire tonic ( 43.1)
Dipsey ( 47.3)
Ladychen (38.4)
Peterws (47.6)
SamS (71.3)

These are going very quick indeed!!!


Edited by Rostosky (04/30/13 08:10 AM)
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#2073964 - 04/30/13 07:12 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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I swear, when I got off PW yesterday this thread was not there. All these names of pieces. How do you guys choose so fast? I've gotten as far as writing out rows of numbers and crossing off what has been taken, putting initials beside second choices in order to see what's left. I don't know the music at all so I tried listening to them this morning. There are so many. Had to scratch off the first four available ones because they were all too fast somewhere in there. Two or three I absolutely loved but they were taken. I may do the one just for myself. But how do you guys choose so fast? I kept watching for this thread because I was too slow on the Mendelssohn.

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#2073968 - 04/30/13 07:16 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Originally Posted By: Rostosky
Thank you Morodiene, I will post that link with the list. Not quite sure about the difficulty "levels" in respect of how they apply to the UK? Are these similar or related to our ABRSM Grades?


First off, not sure if I would be able to participate or not. Always wanted to do Wedding Day but, not only is it crazy hard but it's taken. And so is Nocturne Op54.4 which is the other piece I had on my to do list. Oh, Hoblerg Suite opus 40 isn't on the list?

And Henle difficulty. No, they expand beyond the grade system. As an idea they put Wedding Day at medium, level 6 (the top of their "medium") and that's often considered grade 8.
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#2073979 - 04/30/13 07:43 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: keystring]
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Originally Posted By: keystring
I swear, when I got off PW yesterday this thread was not there. All these names of pieces. How do you guys choose so fast? I've gotten as far as writing out rows of numbers and crossing off what has been taken, putting initials beside second choices in order to see what's left. I don't know the music at all so I tried listening to them this morning. There are so many. Had to scratch off the first four available ones because they were all too fast somewhere in there. Two or three I absolutely loved but they were taken. I may do the one just for myself. But how do you guys choose so fast? I kept watching for this thread because I was too slow on the Mendelssohn.


I know Keystring, when I posted the thread the choices ( and re-choosing!) came in at a rate that stopped me going to bed!!

If you go to youtube and do a search for Grieg lyric pieces complete, you will find a playlist of all 66 with the music scores showing while the pieces play, there are still plenty left!!
happy choosing!
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#2073984 - 04/30/13 07:53 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Andy Platt]
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Originally Posted By: Andy Platt
Originally Posted By: Rostosky
Thank you Morodiene, I will post that link with the list. Not quite sure about the difficulty "levels" in respect of how they apply to the UK? Are these similar or related to our ABRSM Grades?


First off, not sure if I would be able to participate or not. Always wanted to do Wedding Day but, not only is it crazy hard but it's taken. And so is Nocturne Op54.4 which is the other piece I had on my to do list. Oh, Hoblerg Suite opus 40 isn't on the list?

And Henle difficulty. No, they expand beyond the grade system. As an idea they put Wedding Day at medium, level 6 (the top of their "medium") and that's often considered grade 8.


Andy, if you want to play "Wedding day", I'm willing to give it to you. I have lots of other pieces to choose from.

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#2073986 - 04/30/13 07:56 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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WHOA! My Grieg book is on the way. Save me some easier ones to look at please. :-) You more expert people are really fast on the sign up. LOL. I'm sure with 66 I'll find something. Hope so.
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#2073987 - 04/30/13 07:56 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Ganddalf]
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Originally Posted By: Ganddalf
Andy, if you want to play "Wedding day", I'm willing to give it to you. I have lots of other pieces to choose from.

Thanks for the offer but I think I'll look for a simpler piece that I can learn along with the other pieces I have planned and tackle Wedding Day when my piano skills are a little further advanced.
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#2073989 - 04/30/13 08:02 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Rostosky, you should give my second choice (68/1) to ElleC. She asked for it, and I already have an assigned piece. She doesn't. I'll take Album Leaf (47/2) for a second choice, then.
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#2073992 - 04/30/13 08:10 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: keystring]
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Originally Posted By: keystring
I swear, when I got off PW yesterday this thread was not there. All these names of pieces. How do you guys choose so fast? I've gotten as far as writing out rows of numbers and crossing off what has been taken, putting initials beside second choices in order to see what's left. I don't know the music at all so I tried listening to them this morning. There are so many. Had to scratch off the first four available ones because they were all too fast somewhere in there. Two or three I absolutely loved but they were taken. I may do the one just for myself. But how do you guys choose so fast? I kept watching for this thread because I was too slow on the Mendelssohn.


I started listening as soon as the first mention of possibly doing Grieg pieces came up. I went to the Henle site and just decided to listen to the levels 6 or 7. I also wanted to do Wedding Day, Nocturne and Butterfly, but I knew those were popular and I have run through them before so I decided against them.

I fell in love with From early years (65/1) as it had some concerto-like elements to it and very dramatic sounding. I had been thinking I could do the Grieg concerto, which I've always wanted to do, but I really do *not* have the time for that.

Anyways, I'm sure you'll find something, there is a lot of beautiful music still out there.
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#2073993 - 04/30/13 08:14 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Saranoya]
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Originally Posted By: Saranoya
Rostosky, you should give my second choice (68/1) to ElleC. She asked for it, and I already have an assigned piece. She doesn't. I'll take Album Leaf (47/2) for a second choice, then.


saranoya, ElleC had allready been given 68.1 !! do look at the list girl!! lol.

I have edited it for you to have album leaf as a second choice.

Right, is everyone happy so far?

I may not be after picking a tricksey thing for myself, but am unwilling to change it because i would have to edit my choice on the list.............no, only joking, sticking with it.
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#2074004 - 04/30/13 08:37 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: keystring]
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Originally Posted By: keystring
How do you guys choose so fast?


Well, I used the Jane Magrath book, which lists the standard teaching literature, and a grade for them. Her grades are 1 or 2 higher than standard, and she only lists the pieces that are commonly used by teachers. So her grade 10 is "early advanced" level:

12.1 - 6
12.2 - 6
12.3 - 5
12.4 - 6
12.6 - 7
12.7 - 6
12.8 - 5
43.4 - 7
54.3 - 8-9
54.4 - 8
54.6 - 6
65.6 - 10
68.1 - 5
71.3 - 6

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#2074009 - 04/30/13 08:51 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Here is the amended list:

Book I, Op. 12 (composed 1866-7?; published 1867):

No. 1, Arietta : AimeeO
No. 2, Vals (Waltz):Saranoya.
No. 3, Vektersang (Watchman's song, after Macbeth):zrtf90
No. 4, Alfedans (Elves' dance); Ladychen
No. 5, Folkevise (Popular melody)
No. 6, Norsk (Norwegian melody)
No. 7, Albumblad (Albumleaf)
No. 8, Fedrelandssang (National song):SamS.

Book II, Op. 38 (composed 1883 except where noted; published 1883):

No. 1, Berceuse
No. 2, Folkevise (Folk-song)
No. 3, Melodi (Melody)
No. 4, Halling (Dance)
No. 5, Springdans (Spring dance)[1]
No. 6, Elegi (Elegy):Recaredo.
No. 7, Vals (Waltz, originally composed 1866; revised 1883)
No. 8, Kanon (Canon, composed ca. 1877-8?; revised 1883)

Book III, Op. 43 (composed probably 1886; published 1886; ded. Isidor Seiss):



No. 1, Sommerfugl (Butterfly) :Beric.
No. 2, Ensom vandrer (Solitary traveller)
No. 3, I hjemmet (In my homeland)
No. 4, Liten fugl (Little bird)
No. 5, Erotikk (Erotikon): Peterws
No. 6, Til vÄren (To spring)

Book IV, Op. 47 (composed 1886-8 except where noted; published 1888):

No. 1, Valse-Impromptu
No. 2, Albumblad (Albumleaf)
No. 3, Melodi (Melody)
No. 4, Halling
No. 5, Melankoli (Melancholy)
No. 6, Springtanz (Spring dance,[1] composed 1872?; revised 1888)
No. 7, Elegi (Elegy)

Book V, Op. 54 (composed 1889-91; published 1891; Nos. 1-4 later orchestrated as Lyric Suite):



No. 1, Gjetergutt (Shepherd's boy)
No. 2, Gangar (Norwegian march)
No. 3, Trolltog (March of the Dwarfs) Rossy: oh deary me what have I done?
No. 4, Notturno : Dipsey.
No. 5, Scherzo
No. 6, Klokkeklang (Bell ringing): Sinophilia.

Book VI, Op. 57 (composed 1890?-3; published 1893):

No. 1, Svundne dager (Vanished days)
No. 2, Gade
No. 3, Illusjon (Illusion)
No. 4, Geheimniss (Secret)
No. 5, Sie tanzt (She dances)
No. 6, Heimweh (Homesickness)

Book VII, Op. 62 (composed 1893?-5; published 1895):

No. 1, Sylfide (Sylph)
No. 2, Takk (Gratitude)
No. 3, Fransk serenade (French serenade)
No. 4, Bekken (Brooklet)
No. 5, DrĂžmmesyn (Phantom)Pavel.K
No. 6, Hjemad (Homeward): Dire tonic.

Book VIII, Op. 65 (composed 1896; published 1897):

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No. 1, Fra ungdomsdagene (From early years): Morodiene.
No. 2, Bondens sang (Peasant's song)
No. 3, Tungsinn (Melancholy)
No. 4, Salong (Salon)
No. 5, I balladetone (Ballad):Rupak.
No. 6, Bryllupsdag pÄ Troldhaugen (Wedding Day at Troldhaugen): Ganddalf.

Book IX, Op. 68 (composed 1898-9; published 1899; Nos. 4 and 5 were orchestrated in 1899):

No. 1, Matrosenes oppsang (Sailor's song):ElleC
No. 2, Bestemors menuet (Grandmother's minuet)
No. 3, For dine fĂžtter (At your feet)
No. 4, Aften pÄ hÞjfjellet (Evening in the mountains): Limefriday.
No. 5, BÄdnlÄt (At the cradle)
No. 6, Valse mélancolique (Melancholy waltz)

Book X, Op. 71 (composed and published 1901):

No. 1, Det var engang (Once upon a time)
No. 2, Sommeraften (Summer's eve):FARMGIRL
No. 3, SmÄtroll (Puck)
No. 4, Skogstillhet (Peace in the woods):VALENCIA.
No. 5, Halling
No. 6, Forbi (Gone)
No. 7, Etterklang (Remembrances):dynamobt.



And if they are not taken by others , then we have second choices of:
Valencia (57.1)
Saranoya (47.2)
Morodiene ( 71.5)
Ganddalf (68.5)
Limefriday (54.6)
Dipsey ( 47.3)
Ladychen (38.4)
Peterws (47.6)
SamS (71.3)
Beric (43.6)
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#2074015 - 04/30/13 08:58 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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What the heck, put me down for Opus 12 No. 5, Folkevise (Popular melody). I should be able to tackle that without needing to destroy the other pieces I'm working on.

The recital does go live in 2015, right? wink
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#2074019 - 04/30/13 09:00 AM Re: Grieg recital: Proposal..... [Re: Rostosky]
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Originally Posted By: Rostosky


I may not be after picking a tricksey thing for myself, but am unwilling to change it because i would have to edit my choice on the list.............no, only joking, sticking with it.


If you did, I'd have to get out one of your riding crops you seem so bent on using. Seriously, do you own stock in the riding crop industry? :P

I think you'll be fine with this piece - it's not easy, but those 32nd notes seem to be almost like drumming your fingers and I think it may sound a bit harder than it actually is (though I've never played it).
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