Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Pianoteq
Latest Pianoteq add-on instrument: U4 upright piano
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano Accessories
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Page 4 of 6 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 >
Topic Options
#2082587 - 05/14/13 05:56 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: earlofmar]
earlofmar Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/21/13
Posts: 1118
Loc: Australia
ElleC - your prelude in C was wonderful, full of the dynamics I would like to put into my version. Only playing since January and then being able to perform this give yourself a pat on the back.
I agree it is difficult to know the speed at which to play as it seems to take on new character in both slow and faster tempo's.
_________________________
I thought I understood endurance sport; then I took up piano
XXXIII-4-XXX

Top
(ads P/S)
Sauter Pianos

piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2082691 - 05/14/13 09:41 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: earlofmar]
FarmGirl Offline

Silver Supporter until Jan 02 2013


Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 1795
Loc: Scottsdale, AZ
Hi all,
Once again i could not master the technical requirement to post it to the recital. Also something happended to my zoom - it seems to be skipping and having some syncronization issue. Also I am singing with it once again (LOL) and overall not so hot performance. I need to improve this before I go to Summerkey in August.
[https://www.youtube.com/my_videos?o=U[/video]
[video:youtube]http://youtu.be/L-fKOuYmsCU[/video]
_________________________
Pieces at work - Schubert Sonata D960 2nd mvmnt Andante sostenute, Bach f minor Fugue WTC Bk1, Rachmaninoff Elegie Op 3 #1, Chopin Trois Nouvelles Etudes #1, Haru No Umi-the Sea In Spring (Michio Miyagi) for Flute & Piano (Nov Diversity Fair at work)

Top
#2083003 - 05/15/13 09:26 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
Codi Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/09/13
Posts: 22
Loc: Banksoda muddy river, Missouri...
FarmGirl - I like it, very nice playing.

Top
#2083244 - 05/15/13 05:47 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: earlofmar]
ElleC Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/12/13
Posts: 248
Loc: NJ, USA
Originally Posted By: earlofmar
ElleC - your prelude in C was wonderful, full of the dynamics I would like to put into my version. Only playing since January and then being able to perform this give yourself a pat on the back.
I agree it is difficult to know the speed at which to play as it seems to take on new character in both slow and faster tempo's.


Thank you! I just listened to yours in ABF recital...you did a good job! You ought to be proud of yourself. Quite honestly, I started to play it 2 months into learning the piano. Gave it up for a bit cause for some reason it just never sounded good on my digital. Then I picked it up again 2 weeks ago and had my teacher brush over stuff with me. Playing this piece on acoustic was more fun for sure.
_________________________
Adult beginner since January 2013. My only regret is that I didn't learn sooner.

Top
#2083509 - 05/16/13 04:59 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
Newman Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/27/11
Posts: 694
Loc: Australia
Farm Girl - that seems to be a tricky piece. Well Done.
_________________________
Guitar since 1966. Piano (Kawai DP80) since 2011. Website and songs at http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~lenilelu/

Top
#2083516 - 05/16/13 05:14 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: scorpio]
Newman Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/27/11
Posts: 694
Loc: Australia
Originally Posted By: scorpio
Inlanding - ...

Newman - great Lennon/McCartney as always. Do you have a suggestion for a good "easy piano" Beatles book?

...


Thanks.

As I don't read music I'm not sure if what I have is 'easy piano'. I'll PM you.
_________________________
Guitar since 1966. Piano (Kawai DP80) since 2011. Website and songs at http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~lenilelu/

Top
#2084283 - 05/17/13 04:08 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: ElleC]
peterws Online   content
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/21/12
Posts: 3131
Loc: Northern England.
ElleC Didn`t ya do well? Your piano sounds fine and the music flows. Have ye a goodly one . .!
_________________________
"I'm playing all the right notes — but not necessarily in the right order." Eric Morecambe

""

Top
#2084286 - 05/17/13 04:13 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: FarmGirl]
peterws Online   content
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/21/12
Posts: 3131
Loc: Northern England.
Lovely work, Farmgirl! Interaction between LH & RH is magic; Well Done You!
_________________________
"I'm playing all the right notes — but not necessarily in the right order." Eric Morecambe

""

Top
#2084567 - 05/18/13 04:51 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
mattroilanh_tt Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/27/13
Posts: 65
My contribution to this bar 3hearts

Long, Long Ago (by T.H Bayly) in Suzuki Piano School Volume 1
_________________________
Current Work:
  • Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Level 1
  • Methode Rose
  • Suzuki Piano School Volume 1 & 2

Start Date: 11/01/2013

Top
#2084604 - 05/18/13 07:49 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: mattroilanh_tt]
scorpio Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/30/12
Posts: 465
Loc: Connecticut, USA
Originally Posted By: mattroilanh_tt
Long, Long Ago (by T.H Bayly) in Suzuki Piano School Volume 1

Very nice! thumb
_________________________

    Yamaha P-155

    Top
    #2084609 - 05/18/13 08:01 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: scorpio]
    mattroilanh_tt Offline
    Full Member

    Registered: 03/27/13
    Posts: 65
    Originally Posted By: scorpio
    Very nice! thumb


    Thank you. I still need to figure out how to play the left hand softer than the right hand laugh
    _________________________
    Current Work:
    • Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Level 1
    • Methode Rose
    • Suzuki Piano School Volume 1 & 2

    Start Date: 11/01/2013

    Top
    #2085012 - 05/19/13 01:08 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: mattroilanh_tt]
    Elssa Offline
    1000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 01/15/05
    Posts: 1484
    Loc: NY
    MORE (Theme from Mondo Cane)


    Top
    #2085184 - 05/19/13 12:30 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
    Codi Offline
    Full Member

    Registered: 03/09/13
    Posts: 22
    Loc: Banksoda muddy river, Missouri...
    Mine needs some vocals, wish I could sing. I drifted off for the ending (sorry for the poor video quality). I hope everyone is having a great spring, or fall if you are in the southern hemisphere. My May contribution:



    Top
    #2085303 - 05/19/13 04:01 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: mattroilanh_tt]
    peterws Online   content
    3000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 07/21/12
    Posts: 3131
    Loc: Northern England.
    mattroilanh_tt
    Lovely sounding keyboard which flowed well with the tune. Keep `em coming! You do well!
    _________________________
    "I'm playing all the right notes — but not necessarily in the right order." Eric Morecambe

    ""

    Top
    #2085311 - 05/19/13 04:25 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Elssa]
    peterws Online   content
    3000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 07/21/12
    Posts: 3131
    Loc: Northern England.
    "More" in G ha ha - Used to play this loadsa times wi the band . . . Andy Williams . . Orchestral arrangement such as yours goes well! Love the runs too!
    _________________________
    "I'm playing all the right notes — but not necessarily in the right order." Eric Morecambe

    ""

    Top
    #2085316 - 05/19/13 04:31 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Codi]
    peterws Online   content
    3000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 07/21/12
    Posts: 3131
    Loc: Northern England.
    Hello Codi - Sounds like a Lennon song. I foind poplar music harder to play than many classics; too many inflections in the vocals which are all written down! You played confidently; fair laid into this with gusto and a bit of aggression . . . !Too much fun, lass!
    _________________________
    "I'm playing all the right notes — but not necessarily in the right order." Eric Morecambe

    ""

    Top
    #2085656 - 05/20/13 09:49 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
    Allard Offline
    Full Member

    Registered: 03/27/12
    Posts: 323
    Loc: Netherlands
    Second piece I play from Einaudi's In a Time Lapse. I'm sticking to the easier ones for now...



    Edited by Allard (05/20/13 09:49 AM)
    _________________________
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 14 in C#: I. Adagio sostenuto
    David Lanz - Variations on a Theme from Pachelbel's Canon in D

    Top
    #2086016 - 05/20/13 09:23 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
    earlofmar Offline
    1000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 03/21/13
    Posts: 1118
    Loc: Australia
    Allard - wonderful playing, I so enjoy this composer's style
    _________________________
    I thought I understood endurance sport; then I took up piano
    XXXIII-4-XXX

    Top
    #2086019 - 05/20/13 09:25 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Codi]
    earlofmar Offline
    1000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 03/21/13
    Posts: 1118
    Loc: Australia
    Originally Posted By: Codi
    Mine needs some vocals, wish I could sing. I drifted off for the ending (sorry for the poor video quality). I hope everyone is having a great spring, or fall if you are in the southern hemisphere. My May contribution:




    Most enjoyable Codi, we all wish we could sing lol
    _________________________
    I thought I understood endurance sport; then I took up piano
    XXXIII-4-XXX

    Top
    #2086020 - 05/20/13 09:25 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Elssa]
    earlofmar Offline
    1000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 03/21/13
    Posts: 1118
    Loc: Australia
    Originally Posted By: Elssa
    MORE (Theme from Mondo Cane)



    This is fantastic playing
    _________________________
    I thought I understood endurance sport; then I took up piano
    XXXIII-4-XXX

    Top
    #2086194 - 05/21/13 10:18 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: earlofmar]
    SwissMS Online   content
    500 Post Club Member

    Registered: 01/09/11
    Posts: 644
    Loc: Switzerland
    I have gotten behind on the Piano Bar, keeping up with the recital, and I was away for a week in Spain. (It rained there, too.) Oh well.

    Inlanding/Glen - I loved the pensive, relaxed quality of your composition. Very nice!

    Newman - Excellent presentation of this Lennon/McCartney classic. You have a very expressive voice, and the accompaniment was nicely minimized to let the vocal shine. Nice job!

    ElleC - You did a nice job on the prelude in C. The movement between hands was seamless.

    FarmGirl - Beautiful job on the Fugue. The voices were very clear and balanced. I sorry you couldn't get in the recital due to your recording problems, and I am glad you decided to share the piece here!

    Mattriolanh - Very nice playing. The rhythm was nice and steady.

    Elssa - Your playing is wonderful, as always. This had a nice wistful character to it. I really enjoyed it.

    Codi - Nice arrangement of this beatles classic. Well played.

    Allard - Beautiful Einaudi interpretation and you played it well. Your piano has a lovely tone.
    _________________________
    XXXIII-5-XXIX,XXVII-4-XXIV

    Top
    #2086546 - 05/22/13 01:08 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: peterws]
    Elssa Offline
    1000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 01/15/05
    Posts: 1484
    Loc: NY
    Originally Posted By: peterws
    "More" in G ha ha - Used to play this loadsa times wi the band . . . Andy Williams . . Orchestral arrangement such as yours goes well! Love the runs too!


    Thanks, Peter.. Runs are such fun to play - and teach (www.LearnPianoWithElssa.com). smile Your "Eleanor Rigby" was just brilliant! Wonderful arrangement and improv. Did you play/arrange that by ear?

    Here's another one that Andy Williams recorded:

    Speak Softly Love (Godfather Theme)




    Top
    #2086551 - 05/22/13 01:44 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Elssa]
    Elssa Offline
    1000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 01/15/05
    Posts: 1484
    Loc: NY
    SwissMiss ~ I really enjoyed your "Jazz Reflections" - so smooth and flowing. smile
    Earlofmar ~ Fandango was terrific - very well done. thumb

    Top
    #2086587 - 05/22/13 04:58 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
    Newman Offline
    500 Post Club Member

    Registered: 04/27/11
    Posts: 694
    Loc: Australia
    Mattroilanh – is that a children’s tune of some sort?
    Elssa - swirling into our consciousness again – I love those tunes.
    Codi – an interesting choice and pretty difficult (from my pov). You are progressing amazingly
    Allard – they are very moody those pieces aren’t they? Well played.
    _________________________
    Guitar since 1966. Piano (Kawai DP80) since 2011. Website and songs at http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~lenilelu/

    Top
    #2086589 - 05/22/13 05:08 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Newman]
    mattroilanh_tt Offline
    Full Member

    Registered: 03/27/13
    Posts: 65
    Originally Posted By: Newman
    Mattroilanh – is that a children’s tune of some sort?


    It is a folk song. The lyric by Thomas Haynes Bayly is quite mature ^^ You can find the lyric here .
    _________________________
    Current Work:
    • Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Level 1
    • Methode Rose
    • Suzuki Piano School Volume 1 & 2

    Start Date: 11/01/2013

    Top
    #2086693 - 05/22/13 10:09 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Elssa]
    peterws Online   content
    3000 Post Club Member

    Registered: 07/21/12
    Posts: 3131
    Loc: Northern England.
    Elssa, every tune I get me grubby mitts on gets "doctored" in some way . . . No point in buying music just to hack it to pieces . . . wink
    _________________________
    "I'm playing all the right notes — but not necessarily in the right order." Eric Morecambe

    ""

    Top
    #2086719 - 05/22/13 11:02 AM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
    mattroilanh_tt Offline
    Full Member

    Registered: 03/27/13
    Posts: 65
    My another submission:

    _________________________
    Current Work:
    • Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Level 1
    • Methode Rose
    • Suzuki Piano School Volume 1 & 2

    Start Date: 11/01/2013

    Top
    #2086843 - 05/22/13 02:13 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Allard]
    ElleC Offline
    Full Member

    Registered: 03/12/13
    Posts: 248
    Loc: NJ, USA
    Nice performance again Allard. Not familiar with Einaudi's works at all but this sounds hauntingly beautiful. I like the way your hands move over the keys (also in Cristofori's Dream)...adds so much drama and flow.

    Originally Posted By: Allard
    Second piece I play from Einaudi's In a Time Lapse. I'm sticking to the easier ones for now...

    _________________________
    Adult beginner since January 2013. My only regret is that I didn't learn sooner.

    Top
    #2086847 - 05/22/13 02:16 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: FarmGirl]
    ElleC Offline
    Full Member

    Registered: 03/12/13
    Posts: 248
    Loc: NJ, USA
    Farmgirl that was wonderful! When i saw Christopher O'riley perform his transcriptions of listz...i noticed him singing (or mouthing something) a lot while playing. So it must be a good pianist thing? wink

    Originally Posted By: FarmGirl
    Hi all,
    Once again i could not master the technical requirement to post it to the recital. Also something happended to my zoom - it seems to be skipping and having some syncronization issue. Also I am singing with it once again (LOL) and overall not so hot performance. I need to improve this before I go to Summerkey in August.
    [https://www.youtube.com/my_videos?o=U[/video]
    [video:youtube]http://youtu.be/L-fKOuYmsCU[/video]
    _________________________
    Adult beginner since January 2013. My only regret is that I didn't learn sooner.

    Top
    #2086948 - 05/22/13 05:24 PM Re: May Day, May Day Piano Bar... [Re: Mark...]
    ElleC Offline
    Full Member

    Registered: 03/12/13
    Posts: 248
    Loc: NJ, USA
    Before the month is over...here's one last contribution for the month of May. It's my 3rd week in to this piece so there's still quite a lot of improvement to work on especially on the 2nd part of the song and not to mention the incredibly fast tempo that I probably will never be able to do. Though I must say that I like this song much slower than the suggested tempo.

    Here's my (working) version of Burgmuller Op. 100, No. 7 - Clear Stream
    _________________________
    Adult beginner since January 2013. My only regret is that I didn't learn sooner.

    Top
    Page 4 of 6 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 >

    Moderator:  BB Player, casinitaly 
    What's Hot!!
    HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
    -------------------
    Sharing is Caring!
    About the Buttons
    -------------------
    Forums Rules & Help
    -------------------
    ADVERTISE
    on Piano World

    The world's most popular piano web site.
    -------------------
    PIANO BOOKS
    Interesting books about the piano, pianists, piano history, biographies, memoirs and more!
    (125ad) Dampp Chaser
    Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
    Sheet Music
    (PW is an affiliate)
    Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
    Download & Print Sheet Music Instantly
    sheet music search
    sheet music search

    sheet music search
    (ad) HAILUN Pianos
    Hailun Pianos - Click for More
    (ad) Lindeblad Piano
    Lindeblad Piano Restoration
    Who's Online
    156 registered (ADWyatt, 36251, Al LaPorte, Almaviva, acortot, 46 invisible), 1499 Guests and 29 Spiders online.
    Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
    Forum Stats
    74223 Members
    42 Forums
    153543 Topics
    2250209 Posts

    Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
    New Topics - Multiple Forums
    Yamaha U3FS
    by Piotr Dydycz
    17 minutes 8 seconds ago
    Uneven key balance
    by Beemer
    Today at 09:25 AM
    Antique Piano Shop from TN
    by IPDRPT
    Today at 08:52 AM
    Piano song requests?
    by kent2012
    Today at 08:19 AM
    Requests?
    by kent2012
    Today at 08:06 AM
    (ads by Google)

    Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

     
    Our Piano Related Classified Ads
    | Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

    Advertise on Piano World
    | Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
    | |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


    copyright 1997 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
    No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission