Ponce, Manuel - No. 4 from Preludios Cortos

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Ponce, Manuel - No. 4 from Preludios Cortos

Post by tateharmann » Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:41 pm

Here's my contribution to the new Ponce space. I recorded this nearly 7 years ago when I was playing with nails!

I'll have to do an updated recording with the no-nails technique I've been using for 3 years or so now.

I really like Ponce's little pieces - they are mini masterworks haha.
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Post by Reinier » Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:21 pm

Indeed these are tiny masterpieces.
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Post by David Norton » Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:36 pm

These "Preludios Cortos" really should be better known than they are. Very few recordings exist of them. Nicely done.
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Re: Ponce, Manuel - No. 4 from Preludios Cortos

Post by tateharmann » Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:35 pm

Thanks for the comments, folks ;)
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Re: Ponce, Manuel - No. 4 from Preludios Cortos

Post by Erik Zurcher » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:51 pm

This is interesting: according to my teacher, the repetitive basses in measures 2, 4, 6, and 8 are meant(?) to sound like one continuous note (as on a bowed instrument). However, you play them in groups and it sounds very well too. Same piece, different interpretation! I love your recording. Ponce was a genius.
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Re: Ponce, Manuel - No. 4 from Preludios Cortos

Post by RobMacKillop » Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:15 pm

Ugh...nails! Please re-record, Tate! I won't sleep until you do :-)

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Post by tateharmann » Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:28 pm

Thanks Erik!

Rob - get prepared to not sleep for quite some time! Hahahaha
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Post by RobMacKillop » Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:58 pm

:-(

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