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#2159310 - 09/28/13 07:14 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: Kuanpiano]
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Have you chosen it by yourself?

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#2159313 - 09/28/13 07:20 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
Yes, sometimes people want to be alone, but this doesn't mean they dislike humanity. Sometimes they just don't connect.


It's not just "wanting" to be alone - it's "needing" to be alone at certain times in our lives - and it has nothing to do with liking or not liking humanity. By nature, I'm an introvert but I can also be very social and "out there." Go figure. crazy Real "connections" with other human beings in this world are rare - but they do happen. We simply need to be open to the possibility.
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#2159317 - 09/28/13 07:25 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: carey]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
Yes, sometimes people want to be alone, but this doesn't mean they dislike humanity. Sometimes they just don't connect.


It's not just "wanting" to be alone - it's "needing" to be alone at certain times in our lives - and it has nothing to do with liking or not liking humanity. By nature, I'm an introvert but I can also be very social and "out there." Go figure. crazy Real "connections" with other human beings in this world are rare - but they do happen. We simply need to be open to the possibility.


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#2159318 - 09/28/13 07:25 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
I have a couple of Internet friends, but not in "real life".


Internet friendships are fast becoming "real life." grin
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#2159328 - 09/28/13 07:52 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: carey]
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You are right! + 1 smile
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#2159336 - 09/28/13 08:08 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
You are right! + 1 smile


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#2159378 - 09/28/13 09:42 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: Pathbreaker]
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I'll bypass the psychiatric stuff -- y'all are doing right fine without me. ha

Originally Posted By: tbuscuit
....I've heard a few versions that skip it [i.e. the repeat] and I think it works....

Yes indeed!
If you listen to even more, you'll find that almost everybody skips it. grin

And with good reason. I love every measure and every note of that exposition -- with a passion smile -- but I think taking the repeat half-ruins the piece. I'm with those who think that despite Chopin's having written separate 1st- and 2nd- endings, it was a formality, and he didn't particularly intend the repeat to be taken.

(Before anybody takes the trouble to do a post stating that this is just speculation..... ha
.....I'll include my sig:)
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#2162358 - 10/06/13 12:14 AM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: Kuanpiano]
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I just performed this a few hours ago - a few sloppy moments, so maybe I'll pass on uploading another recording for now...

In the meantime, I'd like to thank everybody who get thoughtful comments to my practice recordings, and I will continue to keep working on this piece. Thanks again!


Edited by Kuanpiano (10/06/13 12:57 AM)
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#2165506 - 10/13/13 02:48 AM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: Polyphonist]
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Edited by BB Player (10/13/13 08:35 PM)

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#2165722 - 10/13/13 04:40 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: pv88]
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I hope you can edit or delete the above post, hopefully delete. Even when someone messed up, it's not a great idea to say anything like that.

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#2165788 - 10/13/13 08:05 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: Kuanpiano]
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#2165815 - 10/13/13 10:09 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: Polyphonist]
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(If you want to be doing better, better you should get rid of that from your post too.)

edit: Good job smile

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#2169073 - 10/20/13 07:08 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: Kuanpiano]
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You're a fine pianist. The sonatas are (except for no.1 maybe, that might be a little less cumbersome) some of the most challenging pieces Chopin wrote and you did a really good job here.

If this is a practice recording then how do your polished ones sound like? :P

Anyhow, what's up with the other 3 movements? Would enjoy hearing the entire piece from you.
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#2169137 - 10/20/13 09:16 PM Re: Chopin - Piano Sonata op. 58 mov.1 - Practice recording [Re: Kuanpiano]
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Thank you very much! I'm currently preparing for a competition in about a month and a half, where I'll be performing the first movement. I made another practice recording yesterday and you can find it here:

https://app.box.com/s/muayac92uc13k14hftmf

Of course this isn't a polished recording at all, and there are a few memory slips here and there. Which is why I'm not making a new thread....yet. :P

Oh and op 81a is a great piece! Really fun to play, but pretty challenging (especially the last movement..and the second movement is quite tricky as well).


Edited by Kuanpiano (10/20/13 09:17 PM)
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