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#968135 - 01/27/08 08:23 PM Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No.2
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#968136 - 03/04/08 11:44 PM Re: Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No.2
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Great song and great recording quality

Thanks for posting.

#968137 - 03/09/08 11:29 PM Re: Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No.2
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Hi Wiwi,

A very nice recording of that Brahms Intermezzo. You captured the Brahms burnished sound very well. Congratulations!

#968138 - 03/09/08 11:47 PM Re: Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No.2
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Very nice interpretation! Congratulations!


#968139 - 07/16/08 10:42 PM Re: Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No.2
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This has always been one of my favorite pieces. I've played it on many special occasions, including the memorial service for my father. Your interpretation is close to ideal -- great sense of controlled motion, gorgeous singing tone, beautiful balance between treble, tenor and bass voices, and just the right amount of rubato. Please post more.
Phil Bjorlo

#968140 - 07/23/08 12:57 AM Re: Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No.2
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Registered: 08/14/07
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Loc: Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Now I'll be humming this all night.

Wonderful melody projection!
Good use of rubato, shape, and direction of line. I really enjoyed listening to this.

A couple of ideas:

1) Throughout, there are many apoggiaturas that could have received more special treatment.

2) When you play the short repeated section (in minor key) have you thought of bringing out the tenor line the second time through?

3) I would play the first section a little slower..but that is only what I would do. \:\)
Music is the surest path to excellence

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#968141 - 07/25/08 02:00 AM Re: Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No.2
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Registered: 08/22/06
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Loc: CA
That was beautiful.

PS. I would love to be able to read your website to listen to more recordings.

#968142 - 08/27/08 07:00 AM Re: Brahms Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No.2
salzdt Offline
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Registered: 01/21/06
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I just came accross your recording. Very beautiful interpretation of the Brahms Intermezzo. Do you teach, are you a student,do you record in your country? Thank you for sharing you recording.


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