Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 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!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
79 registered (36251, AndyB, AndrewJCW, Almaviva, anamnesis, AssembleThis, 21 invisible), 1673 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
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 & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* 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
Topic Options
#2144340 - 09/04/13 11:37 PM Cecile Chaminade
JoelW Offline
5000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/25/12
Posts: 5529
Loc: USA
I wouldn't know about this composer if I hadn't run into this video while piano browsing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTlJJ5oNqqA

What's the name of this piece? Do you know any Chaminade?

Top
Piano & Music Gifts & Accessories (570)
Piano accessories and music gift items
#2144366 - 09/05/13 12:16 AM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: JoelW]
ChopinAddict Offline
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/29/09
Posts: 6448
Loc: Land of the never-ending music
I have played the Concertino for Flute and Piano, both instruments, but not at the same time!
_________________________



Music is my best friend.
“Haters don't really hate you. They hate themselves because you are a reflection of what they wish to be.” ― Yaira N


Top
#2144397 - 09/05/13 01:11 AM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: JoelW]
Mark_C Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/11/09
Posts: 20959
Loc: New York
Don't know that piece, but here are a couple that I played.
Sort of. grin

This one:



.....is an arrangement of a piece called "Scarf Dance" for orchestra. Our junior h.s. orchestra played it (you can imagine how we must have sounded). I was in the 1st violin section. ha

And then there was this which is a page from a book in the John Schaum Piano Course series, "Book H." That series was what my teacher used and I played everything in those silly books, so I played this piece.
BTW I'm not sure the books really were silly but I wish I'd gotten more "real" pieces and not so much just what was in those books.

BTW I included a mention of Chaminade in my 'review' on Amazon of a David Dubal book (it's about 1/3 of the way down the page).

Top
#2144416 - 09/05/13 01:49 AM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: JoelW]
argerichfan Offline
9000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/15/06
Posts: 9275
Loc: Pacific Northwest, US.
This is a fun piece. And judging by the opening, we know one little open secret about Chaminade: she must have been quite taken with Wagner's overture to 'Flying Dutchman'. wink

_________________________
Jason

Top
#2144426 - 09/05/13 02:10 AM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: JoelW]
AZNpiano Offline
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/07/07
Posts: 6583
Loc: Orange County, CA
I've played her Concert Etude No. 2, entitled "Autumn." Very nice piece!
_________________________
Private Piano Teacher and MTAC Member

Top
#2144466 - 09/05/13 05:11 AM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: JoelW]
drumour Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/08/05
Posts: 872
Loc: Scotland
That is Pierrette (Air de Ballet). It's a lovely piece and can be played quite beautifully.
_________________________
Vasa inania multum strepunt.

Top
#2144471 - 09/05/13 05:58 AM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: JoelW]
pianoloverus Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 21475
Loc: New York City
Libetta plays Les Sylvains:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxIJz8WPqO4

Cherkassky plays Autrefois:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O36vZzIum5g

A better performance of Air de ballet(but Hough's is much better)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-1F5R5NPTs

Top
#2144567 - 09/05/13 11:24 AM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: ChopinAddict]
Piano*Dad Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 10736
Loc: Williamsburg, VA
Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
I have played the Concertino for Flute and Piano, both instruments, but not at the same time!


Yeah, every flutist knows the Concertino. My youngest played it last year in concert. It's a great showpiece for a young player.
_________________________
https://www.youtube.com/user/dhfeld/videos

Top
#2144593 - 09/05/13 12:09 PM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: Piano*Dad]
Old Man Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/04/12
Posts: 782
Loc: Michigan, USA
Originally Posted By: Piano*Dad

Yeah, every flutist knows the Concertino. My youngest played it last year in concert. It's a great showpiece for a young player.

Yeah, and every pianist should know Scarf Dance. smile

Top
#2144623 - 09/05/13 01:22 PM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: Old Man]
Carey Online   content
7000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/13/05
Posts: 7692
Loc: Phoenix, Arizona
Originally Posted By: Old Man
Originally Posted By: Piano*Dad

Yeah, every flutist knows the Concertino. My youngest played it last year in concert. It's a great showpiece for a young player.

Yeah, and every pianist should know Scarf Dance. smile


Yup - I learned it out of the 4th Grade John Thompson book. It was my "big piece" when I was eleven and I'm sure our neighbors got "really sick" of listening to it !! grin
_________________________
Mason and Hamlin BB - 91640
Kawai CA-65
YouTube channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/pianophilo

Top
#2144633 - 09/05/13 01:36 PM Re: Cecile Chaminade [Re: Carey]
Old Man Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/04/12
Posts: 782
Loc: Michigan, USA
Originally Posted By: carey
Originally Posted By: Old Man
Originally Posted By: Piano*Dad

Yeah, every flutist knows the Concertino. My youngest played it last year in concert. It's a great showpiece for a young player.

Yeah, and every pianist should know Scarf Dance. smile


Yup - I learned it out of the 4th Grade John Thompson book. It was my "big piece" when I was eleven and I'm sure our neighbors got "really sick" of listening to it !! grin

ha Well, I heard it a lot myself, because my dad played it a lot. He liked Chaminade and played a couple of her other pieces as well.

And kudos to Joel for bringing her to our attention. I think she's a very neglected composer. smile

Top

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
What's Hot!!
Please Help Us Name Our Store!
-------------------
Piano Summit 2017 - Join Us!
along with Chick Corea, Jonathan Cain,Set Rudetsky, Ray Chew, Onree Gill ...
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Calculator Looks Like Piano Keyboard
Calculator that looks like a piano keyboard
Piano Keyboard Calculator

New in the Piano World online store (PianoSupplies.com) now.
(ad)
Pianist Magazine
Pianist Magazine - Helping you become a better player
(ad)
Teaching Children Music
Teaching Music to Children
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Best "vintages" of Baldwin pianos?
by Piano90X
10 minutes 52 seconds ago
Whats this synth (and other similar recomendations)
by Hi there
Today at 10:03 PM
And lo, it comes up again...
by argerichfan
Today at 08:23 PM
Unraveling String
by DanS
Today at 07:29 PM
New Yamaha CF6-help please!!
by benali
Today at 04:32 PM
Forum Stats
84,742 Registered Members
44 Forums
174,705 Topics
2,549,801 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
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 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission