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

Trying Something New with Search
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
86 registered (Adam S, AndrewJCW, Beakybird, anrpiano, 23 invisible), 1111 Guests and 2 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
#407300 - 11/15/07 05:14 PM After seven patient years....
Opus_Maximus Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/27/04
Posts: 1586
.....I will be seeing Argerich tonight for the first time. \:\)

Top
Piano & Music Gifts & Accessories (570)
Piano accessories and music gift items
#407301 - 11/15/07 06:34 PM Re: After seven patient years....
Loki Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/09/05
Posts: 1035
Loc: Texas
Nice. Enjoy watching her effortlessly make you feel inferior (that was my experience, anyway) with her prodigious technique and power.
_________________________
Houston, Texas

Top
#407302 - 11/15/07 06:43 PM Re: After seven patient years....
musdan Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/05/05
Posts: 1218
I'll be going tomorrow night - can't wait. \:\)

Top
#407303 - 11/15/07 08:00 PM Re: After seven patient years....
Rach.3Freak105 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/06/05
Posts: 446
Loc: Moorestown, NJ
I'll be there tomorrow night too. I'm praying she doesn't cancel...
_________________________
Once during a concert at Carnegie Hall, the violinist Rachmaninoff was playing with lost his place in the music and whispered to Rachmaninoff, "Where are we?" Rachmaninoff replied, in all seriousness, "Carnegie Hall".

Top
#407304 - 11/15/07 10:21 PM Re: After seven patient years....
musdan Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/05/05
Posts: 1218
Rach, that makes the two of us.

Top
#407305 - 11/16/07 01:02 AM Re: After seven patient years....
Dan101 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 10/13/07
Posts: 45
Loc: Canada
Argerich is an amazing pianist with absolute electricity in her playing. A concert viewing of her in action is an wonderful treat.
_________________________
Daniel E. Friedman, co-owner of www.pianolessons101.com
You CAN learn to play the piano in a fun and positive way.

Top
#407306 - 11/16/07 02:14 AM Re: After seven patient years....
argerichfan Offline
9000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/15/06
Posts: 9236
Loc: Pacific Northwest, US.
I recently heard Andras Schiff's recording of Tchaikovsky 1. For those used to Argerich's ease in negotiating the famous octave salvos, Schiff came across as rather laboured and insecure. He was probably dreaming about "music that is better than can be played".

Obviously this has to be an early recording (Solti was conducting), as the "great" Schiff would unlikely be bothered with this treacle anymore. He has greater fish to fry, like making mincemeat of hapless students who attend his master classes.

Wonder what Schiff thinks of Argerich...
_________________________
Jason

Top
#407307 - 11/16/07 11:47 PM Re: After seven patient years....
musdan Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/05/05
Posts: 1218
Just got back from the Verbier concert.

There's not much I can say about Argerich that hasn't already been said. She plays with such ease and expression that for some reason the word velvet comes to mind. I could hear my father saying, "that lady should have her hands insured by Lloyds of London". She played one encore, I was told it was Robert Schuman's Kinderschein, excuse the spelling and I wish she had played a few more pieces. It was over so fast. Hope she returns to New York another time.

\:\)

Top
#407308 - 11/17/07 12:46 AM Re: After seven patient years....
Rach.3Freak105 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/06/05
Posts: 446
Loc: Moorestown, NJ
Amaing concert! Breathtaking, I just had such a wonderful time, I can't describe it. And yes the encore was from Schumann's Kinderszenen she played Catch me If You Can and then About Foreign Lands and Peoples. I was sort of dissapointed she didn't play her Scarlatti sonata like she did at the other concerts, but it was still a wonderful experience anyway.
_________________________
Once during a concert at Carnegie Hall, the violinist Rachmaninoff was playing with lost his place in the music and whispered to Rachmaninoff, "Where are we?" Rachmaninoff replied, in all seriousness, "Carnegie Hall".

Top
#407309 - 11/17/07 10:06 AM Re: After seven patient years....
anacrusis Offline
Full Member

Registered: 01/11/04
Posts: 64
Loc: Connecticut
Martha played with electic energy but most striking about her playing is her ability to change moods in a split second and the particular depth she brings to more lyrical passages. I had a perfect view of her hands from above (third tier left); it was amazing to watch her especially in the last movement. The audience was extremely enthusiastic which eleicited gestures of appreciation from Martha (but no second encore).

Top

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
What's Hot!!
Why It's Impossible to Tune a Piano!
aka, why you should be nice to your tuner.
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
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
(ad)
Hammond A100 for Sale!
PRICE DROPPED!
(Think B3)
Hammond A100 for sale!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad 125)
Sweetwater $55,000 Giveaway
Sweetwater $55,000 Mic Locker Giveaway
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Julius Reubke's Piano Sonata
by Nemaara
5 minutes 59 seconds ago
Do you know the op number of the piece?
by FarmGirl
Yesterday at 10:04 PM
Voicing
by ebonykawai
Yesterday at 09:04 PM
57 compositions combined into one piece
by Cassia
Yesterday at 08:19 PM
Results, 2015 Roland Digital Piano Design Awards
by ElmerJFudd
Yesterday at 07:33 PM
Forum Stats
83,842 Registered Members
44 Forums
173,056 Topics
2,529,680 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

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