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#558444 - 11/17/07 03:32 PM Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
apple cheek Offline
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Registered: 10/16/07
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Loc: Seoul, South Korea
Have you all seen the movie 'the legend of 1900'?
And do you remember the piano battle?

Watching the movie, I thought maybe if the battle can take place in 2007,

"who will be the best opponents?"

For me, I want to see Yundi li and Kissin having piano battle.. how interesting it is to see them play Listz and Chopin.
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#558445 - 11/17/07 03:57 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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I'd like to see Evgeny Kissin vs. Valentina Lisitsa. both are technique titans and it'd be interesting to see them duke it out.
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#558446 - 11/17/07 05:29 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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what's the point of the battle?!

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#558447 - 11/17/07 08:10 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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How about kissin and Lang Lang??? Gaby tu

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#558448 - 11/17/07 09:10 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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I'd want to see Kissin/Tiempo go at it.
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#558449 - 11/17/07 09:36 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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Well, I think so far Kissin has won because he is in each match-up suggested so far. ;\)


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#558450 - 11/17/07 09:48 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Max W:
what's the point of the battle?! [/b]
I'd have to ask the same question: What's the point?

... as much point as I think there must be to some of the reality shows that I'm told are on TV these days; trying to name someone "the best" so we can "trash" all those who aren't!

(North) America needs to "get a life!"

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#558451 - 11/17/07 10:17 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
vanityx3 Offline
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hahaha, that was clever.
actually apple cheek is from South Korea, i guess South korea has a life still.

But you and I in (North) America, we still live in a place that doesn't have a life. haha

I think I'm going to start today looking for (North) America's lost life. =)
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#558452 - 11/18/07 12:35 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
apple cheek Offline
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to BruceD

I'm sorry if this post has bothered you. I didnt mean it.

Actually I wasnt thinking about who is winning or who is getting a life... Rather, the point was on the battle itself.

My question was that if, by any chance, this piano battle - not competetion - takes place, who would be the most interesting pianists to take part in the battle for you in contemporary world.

Besides whether who's winning or not, isnt it interesting to think about? \:\)
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#558453 - 11/18/07 12:55 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
David Staff Offline
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Registered: 09/21/07
Posts: 80
Loc: Doncaster
As lifelong advocate of seeing a lighter side to most things, in this case let's keep the sublime away from the ridiculous please.

Whatever one's opinions of this or that pianist may be, they are all entitled to maintain dignity. Piano battle indeed!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#558454 - 11/18/07 01:19 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
vanityx3 Offline
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How about Hamelin and Kissin?

that would be a good match up
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#558455 - 11/18/07 01:38 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
Cheeto717 Offline
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Chopin Vs. Liszt


yea....i went there.
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#558456 - 11/18/07 01:43 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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hmmm, chopin dedicated his first set of etudes to Liszt because he said that Liszt played them better than he did. He just didn't like all the extra ornamentations Liszt added.

Isn't there a story that Liszt sight-read Chopin's first set of etudes. As much as I love Chopin, Liszts sight reading and technique was phenomenal.
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#558457 - 11/18/07 02:01 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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Originally posted by apple cheek:
to BruceD

I'm sorry if this post has bothered you. I didnt mean it.

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I appreciate your thought, and I am sure you didn't mean to "bother" anyone by your post. Let's not worry about it.

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#558458 - 11/18/07 03:13 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
CarlosKleiberist Offline
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I vote for Richter vs. Horowitz

or Argerich vs. Richter...

LMAOOO

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#558459 - 11/18/07 10:10 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
bryan s Offline
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Registered: 07/11/06
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Loc: new york
Hamelin vs. Gibbons in an "All Alkan Program"
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#558460 - 11/19/07 01:53 AM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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Haha, that would amazing.

I'd vote for Hamelin.
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#558461 - 11/19/07 07:34 AM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
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I second the vote for Horowitz and Richter. It would be facinating. Especially them both being dead and all... \:\)
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#558462 - 11/20/07 03:32 PM Re: Do you remember the PIANO BATTLE!!
Stanza Offline
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Loc: Chapel Hill, NC
Three way battle:

Elton John-Kissin-Liberace!

On second thought....never mind
(Sorry, I couldn't resist:D)
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