Weiss, S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

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Weiss, S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by uuw » Sun Feb 17, 2008 12:28 am

Here is another piece by Weiss,the little Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo (Sonata 23) London manuscript, one of my favourite sonatas and longtime companion.

Recorded Live in 1995, this time played on a common 6-string guitar built by Gioachino Giussani.

(see viewtopic.php?f=48&t=25753)

I prefer to play this sonata on a 6-string because of the lighter character of the music, so some of the basses are transposed higher. Weiss himself was not very strict here in his octaves, the leading note at 0:59 / repeated at 1:05 solves one octave lower in the autograph. I decided to solve it in the same octave.
WeissMen2.jpg
Enjoy, comments are welcome!

Ulrich
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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 (Divertimento a solo)

Post by Vesuvio » Sun Feb 17, 2008 7:51 am

Hello Ulrich,

This is so very beautiful—thank you so much for sharing it with us,

Best wishes, V :D :merci: :bravo:
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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by norban » Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:41 am

Hello Ullrich,

wonderful tone. Inspires me to try the piece my self.
Thank you for sharing. :P
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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by remmus » Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:59 pm

Lovely in every conceivable way! Excellent playing Ulrich!
:bravo:
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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by sniggl » Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:13 pm

Thanks Ullrich,
Very beautiful piece ( is this transcription available ? :mrgreen: )!
Your playing is first class ( "erste Sahne") :D !

:applauso: :applauso: :applauso:

:merci:

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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by uuw » Mon Sep 22, 2008 7:17 pm

Dear Vesuvio, Norban Summer & Stefan,
thank you so much for your kind comments!

Stefan, there's no transcription I could give to you, I played it from the autograph and never tabbed the guitar version.
But you will be the first to be informed if I will find the time to notate it.

...and sorry for the late answer,

Ulrich

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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by Jobio » Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:32 pm

What a wonderful little piece of music,and well performed. :bravo:

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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by Guitar Slim » Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:57 pm

Guitar Slim wrote:I'm sorry I missed this back when it was posted back in February. It definitely deserves more comment and attention. Perfomed with delicacy and grace -- and wonderful tone. Fantastic job.
Same for this one!

marcus

Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by marcus » Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:02 pm

Thanks Ullrich, I wish i had heard this sooner. It was truly lovely :D :bravo: :merci: :bye: marcus

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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by uuw » Wed Jun 10, 2009 8:08 pm

And again it is time to apologize, Jobio, Guitar Slim & marcus,
sorry for my late reply, I really appreciate your comments,
thank you all,
Ulrich

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Re: Weiss , S. L. - Menuet 2 from Divertimento a solo

Post by lucy » Thu Jun 11, 2009 4:11 pm

Another first-rate recording Ulrich. Fabulous! :bravo:

I have been onto your website and I'd like to buy one of your CDs, but I don't speak German and the button to translate into English doesn't appear to work. Please can you let me know how I can buy one. :merci:
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