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) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Ad
Let Your Piano Sing
Let Your Piano Sing
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
100 registered (accordeur, András Lieber, 36251, ando, Adam107, 24 invisible), 1779 Guests and 6 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
#597159 - 05/16/03 04:46 PM If you could...
Anonymous
Unregistered


This idea is copied from other threads I've read, but a bit different:

Instead of just preludes, if you could play ONE etude, scherzo, concerto, mazurka, nocturne, ballade, impromptu, etc. by Chopin PERFECTLY from each type (in other words, choose one scherzo, one etude, etc.) what would it be?

Here's a little list for me:

Etude: Op. 25 no. 11
Scherzo: First one
Concerto: Tough choice, but I'd probably have to go with the first

Well, that's my litte list. Let's see what your favorites are! (And of course, if you wish to branch out to other composers as well that is fine but then this thread might be a bit long!!)

BeePhlat

Top
Piano & Music Gifts & Accessories (570)
Piano accessories and music gift items
#597160 - 05/16/03 05:01 PM Re: If you could...
Marquis de Posa Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/01/02
Posts: 157
Loc: New York
Chopin:

Etude: Opus 25 Winter Wind Etude (no. 11)
Ballade: Fourth Ballade
Sonata: Third Sonata
Polonaise: Polonaise-Fantasie

If I could play any piece out there (by any composer):

Beethoven Opus 111
Schubert B flat major posthumous sonata
Albeniz Iberia (all of it)

Top
#597161 - 05/16/03 05:56 PM Re: If you could...
Annihil8or Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/13/02
Posts: 273
Loc: England
Can't say I've listened to the complete works but from what I have heard:

Concerto: F Minor
Sonata: Bb Minor (Haven't heard the others ;P)
Étude: Either Op.25 No.11 or Op.10 No.3 (think how cool it would be to play that one better than anyone else, ever)
Nocturne: Haven't listed to them often enough to have a definite favourite
Mazurka: Same as above
Scherzo: Either No.2 or No.3 (Haven't heard the fourth one)
Ballade: Only heard No.4
Polonaise: Heroique
Impromptu: Fantasie-Impromptu

Top
#597162 - 05/16/03 10:43 PM Re: If you could...
virtuoso_735 Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/08/03
Posts: 996
Loc: California
Polonaise: F# minor Op.44
Ballade: Ballade no.1 in Gminor Op.23
Etude: "winter wind" Op.25
Concerto: COncerto no.2 in Fminor
Scherzo: Scherzo no.2 in Bbminor
Impromptu: Fantasie in C#
Nocturne: Op.62 in Bmajor
_________________________
"If music be the food of love, play on." -William Shakespeare

Top
#597163 - 05/19/03 12:04 PM Re: If you could...
jimmyD Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/04/02
Posts: 80
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA
Etude: Most all of them! \:\)
Scherzo: 3rd, c#minor

Top
#597164 - 05/19/03 12:23 PM Re: If you could...
Praetorian_AD Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/24/01
Posts: 717
Loc: England
Not to be a spoil-sport, but isn't this basically the same idea as the 'What's your favourite work from each Chopin genre' thread?

Peter

Top

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
(ad)
Piano Lamps - Piano Lights
Piano Lamp by cocoweb - free shipping
New in Piano World's online store PianoSupplies.com , beautiful piano lamps from cocoweb. Free shipping! (continental U.S.).
(ad)
Defining National Piano Schools - Perceptions
Defining National Piano Schools - Perceptions
(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
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
What difference does a key make?
by hyena
12/09/16 07:42 AM
Roland RP401r, Casio AP-460 or something else?
by András Lieber
12/09/16 07:40 AM
Prelude in G minor by Rachmaninoff: counter melody
by symbol60
12/09/16 04:34 AM
Solo Concert at Mezzrow in NYC 11/16
by Dfrankjazz
12/09/16 01:35 AM
New baldwin pianos
by Reaper bond
12/08/16 10:12 PM
What's Hot!!
Some New Piano World STATS

-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Forum Stats
85,824 Registered Members
44 Forums
176,879 Topics
2,577,322 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