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by morakeo
Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: PEOPLE, LIVEN UP THIS PLACE!
Replies: 69
Views: 67183

Liven up the forum people!!!!
by morakeo
Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: PEOPLE, LIVEN UP THIS PLACE!
Replies: 69
Views: 67183

Liven up the forum people!!!!
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:38 pm
Forum: Meet & Greet!
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 5330

Thanks for the tips!
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: Meet & Greet!
Topic: Free Rachmaninoff Sheet Music!
Replies: 1
Views: 4497

Amazing. Looks good! :D
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: Best Recordings
Topic: Best Rach #3 Performance/Recording?
Replies: 60
Views: 72536

Wow! I didn'y know there where so many recordings of the 3rd with Horowitz. Have you heard Barbirolli and Koussevitsky. How is it?
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:30 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: Rachmaninoff Cadenza
Replies: 3
Views: 4127

I've studied the cadenza and have some fingerings. How can I help? I've studied both but have played the ossia.
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: Playing the prelude in c# minor
Replies: 29
Views: 21862

Since you've played the D major, try the g minor. Learning the c sharp minor will just another piece to your repertoire but learning the g minor will also add technique to your fingers and phrasing.
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: rachmaninoff sonata in b-flat minor performed by horowitz
Replies: 26
Views: 22337

Check out any recordings you'll find also. His recordings with Bruckner's work is amazing. His Symphonies are right at the top. :!:
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: How to play the Paganini Rhapsody?
Replies: 10
Views: 8126

It depends. It's not bad to start music at any age. If though someone wants to make a career, well, nowadays you have to start at an early age. A couple of decades ago soloists and conductors and so on could also start at an age after 30. People then understood music more than today so when a 25 yea...
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: PEOPLE, LIVEN UP THIS PLACE!
Replies: 69
Views: 67183

Did you find them?
by morakeo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: Meet & Greet!
Topic: Back in the fold of the Rachmaninoff Society
Replies: 18
Views: 18338

Yes, his music is really beautiful. And most pianists nowadays play his Etudes just like exrecises for the fingers and also believe that with Chopin's Etudes all fingers must become equally efficient and technically the same. On the contrary Chopin himself pointed that not all fingers must become th...
by morakeo
Tue Jan 16, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: rachmaninoff sonata in b-flat minor performed by horowitz
Replies: 26
Views: 22337

Forgive me if I may seem too extreme but please do not misunderstand me and think that I might be stuck with this conductor. :) Celibidache was a Roumanian-born conductor (had also composed but is mostly known as a conductor) with Greek roots from the island of Crete. One of the most noble, pure, ph...
by morakeo
Fri Jan 12, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: Best Recordings
Topic: Best Rach #3 Performance/Recording?
Replies: 60
Views: 72536

So where do you live now? I grew up in New York. And after leaving SF last year I went to New York again for a couple of months and then back to Greece. Where in NY where you? I agree with everything you wrote about philosophy and ancient Greece. :D
by morakeo
Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:41 am
Forum: Recordings - CD/DVDs
Topic: How to play the Paganini Rhapsody?
Replies: 10
Views: 8126

I first started when I was 5. It's almost 19 years.
by morakeo
Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: Best Recordings
Topic: Best Rach #3 Performance/Recording?
Replies: 60
Views: 72536

Have you ever read Horowitz's opinion on the candenzas? He talked about this during an interview which has been published nowadays.

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