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!

Gifts and supplies for the musician
SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Ad (Piano Sing)
How to Make Your Piano Sing
Who's Online
128 registered (accordeur, ajames, A Guy, 36251, acoxcae, 29 invisible), 1635 Guests and 17 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
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
*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
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Topic Options
#2150350 - 09/15/13 02:23 AM Vexations
Michael Sayers Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 1297
Loc: Stockholms lšn, Sverige
Hi Everyone,

I found this performance of Satie's Vexations online. Maybe somewhere along the way the pianist develops some impatience and increases tempo, to do the whole in less than ten hours?

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


M.

Top
Ad 800 (Pearl River)
Pearl River World's Best Selling Piano
#2150468 - 09/15/13 09:47 AM Re: Vexations [Re: Michael Sayers]
Derek Hartwell Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/03/09
Posts: 219
Loc: United Kingdom
Originally Posted By: Michael Sayers
Hi Everyone,

I found this performance of Satie's Vexations online. Maybe somewhere along the way the pianist develops some impatience and increases tempo, to do the whole in less than ten hours?

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


M.


I gave up after 4 minutes! Vexation was setting in!! grin

rk
_________________________
Music Teacher (Piano/Theory/Musicianship)

Top
#2150492 - 09/15/13 10:50 AM Re: Vexations [Re: Derek Hartwell]
Michael Sayers Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 1297
Loc: Stockholms lšn, Sverige
Hi Derek,

Maybe Earl Wild can produce a five minute video about it titled "Wild about Vexations"!


M.

Top
#2150503 - 09/15/13 11:22 AM Re: Vexations [Re: Michael Sayers]
BruceD Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 18298
Loc: Victoria, BC
Originally Posted By: Michael Sayers
Hi Derek,

Maybe Earl Wild can produce a five minute video about it titled "Wild about Vexations"!

M.


... except that Wild is "no longer with us," so to speak.
_________________________
BruceD
- - - - -
Estonia 190

Top
#2150508 - 09/15/13 11:34 AM Re: Vexations [Re: BruceD]
Michael Sayers Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 1297
Loc: Stockholms lšn, Sverige
Originally Posted By: BruceD
Originally Posted By: Michael Sayers
Hi Derek,

Maybe Earl Wild can produce a five minute video about it titled "Wild about Vexations"!

M.


... except that Wild is "no longer with us," so to speak.


I suppose this shows how much of a recluse I became in recent years. At least we have Earl Wild's recordings and videos.


M.

Top
#2150553 - 09/15/13 02:34 PM Re: Vexations [Re: Michael Sayers]
Michael Sayers Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 1297
Loc: Stockholms lšn, Sverige
According to this article the nine hour video on youtube is an excerpt from a 35 hour (!) performance:

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/cu...iano-piece.html


M.

Top
#2150555 - 09/15/13 02:40 PM Re: Vexations [Re: Michael Sayers]
Polyphonist Offline
7000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/03/13
Posts: 7780
Loc: New York City
Speaking of long pieces, there is a performance of an organ work by John Cage going on right now in Germany. It began in 2001 and is supposedly going to last 640 YEARS. grin
_________________________
Regards,

Polyphonist

Top
#2150578 - 09/15/13 03:05 PM Re: Vexations [Re: Polyphonist]
Michael Sayers Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 1297
Loc: Stockholms lšn, Sverige
Originally Posted By: Polyphonist
Speaking of long pieces, there is a performance of an organ work by John Cage going on right now in Germany. It began in 2001 and is supposedly going to last 640 YEARS. grin


Maybe Satie's Vexations can be the encore?


M.

Top

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
What's Hot!!
Merry Christmas!
(ad) Yamaha CP Music Rest Promo
Yamaha CP Music Rest Promo
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Pre-owned Schimmel grand, Hand made German piano - $24900
by Paul678
Today at 12:14 PM
strange sound playing with depressed middle and right pedals
by Sampianist
Today at 10:51 AM
Question for TuneLab Users
by Ed Sutton
Today at 08:37 AM
Richard Gertz
by Davepost
Today at 07:26 AM
Your new musical goals for 2015; post it here......
by Johan B
Today at 06:10 AM
Forum Stats
77420 Members
42 Forums
160150 Topics
2351721 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Gift Ideas for Music Lovers!
Find the Perfect Gift for the Music Lovers on your List!
Visit our online store today.

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