Your favourite pieces to play

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ddray
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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by ddray » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:20 am

The 18th Goldberg variation, the canon at the 6th (on the piano). Only 32 measures long; and even if observing repeats it goes for only 2-3 minutes. But it's sheer perfection. In fact, all the Goldbergs are.
The cadenza from the 1st movement of the 5th Brandenburg Concerto is also a joy to play.

On the guitar, the sarabandes from the 1st and 4th cello suites.

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by rinneby » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:32 am

Agustin Barrios - Julia Florida
Alfonso Montes - Preludio de Adios
Andrew York - Squares Suspended
Enrique Granados - Dedicatoria
Federico Moreno Torroba - Romance de los Pinos
Federico Moreno Torroba - Torija
Gary Ryan - Birds Flew Over the Spire
Marguerite Monnot - Hymne à l'amour

And then some...
Feel free to ask me anything about Japanese classical guitars.

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by David Gutowski » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:25 am

El Noi de la Mare
Ashokan Farewell
Cavatina
Lagrima
Adelita
Tango #3
Romance
Malaguena
Try To Remember
Hallelujah
Last Date
You Needed Me
Silent Night
Home On the Range
Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star (what can I say!)
Lullaby
Greensleeves
Green Leaves of Summer
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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by jfcx » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:55 am

Se Ela Perguantar by Dilermando Reis
Valsa Sem Nome by Baden Powell

I never tire of playing these two.

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by richtm » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:24 am

jfcx wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:55 am
drive you to find a release not suitable to your routine or well being.


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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by richtm » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:25 am

jfcx wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:55 am
Se Ela Perguantar by Dilermando Reis
Valsa Sem Nome by Baden Powell

I never tire of playing these two.
Agreed!!!
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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by Gutyev » Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:42 pm

Bach Andante 1003 is satisfying because there's so much space to fill in. I'm learning Triptico from Brouwer at the moment.... that is FUN!

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by Cloth Ears » Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:53 pm

bacsidoan wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:21 pm
"Air on the G-string", arranged by Emre Sabuncuoglu. The polyphonic and contrapuntal passages are very well crafted for a plucked instrument, very close to the real thing.
I have that score, in the pieces original key of D Major (bass E drops to D). Calling it by its popular 'Air on a G-string' name is a misnomer in this case because it was transposed by August Wilhelmj down so it could be entirely played on a violin's lowest (G) string. This is the popular second movement of Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068. But you probably knew that!

The second passage is quite a challenge in Emre's arrangement, I even changed some of the fingerings to my own preference. The only thing that would be better is was if the bass line could follow the up/down octave pattern of the original (maybe on an 8 string?). An excellent arrangement and fun to learn.

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by bacsidoan » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:22 pm

Cloth Ears wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:53 pm
bacsidoan wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:21 pm
"Air on the G-string", arranged by Emre Sabuncuoglu. The polyphonic and contrapuntal passages are very well crafted for a plucked instrument, very close to the real thing.
I have that score, in the pieces original key of D Major (bass E drops to D). Calling it by its popular 'Air on a G-string' name is a misnomer in this case because it was transposed by August Wilhelmj down so it could be entirely played on a violin's lowest (G) string. This is the popular second movement of Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068. But you probably knew that!

The second passage is quite a challenge in Emre's arrangement, I even changed some of the fingerings to my own preference. The only thing that would be better is was if the bass line could follow the up/down octave pattern of the original (maybe on an 8 string?). An excellent arrangement and fun to learn.
Finally found someone who agrees with me. Thank you.

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by PeteJ » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:03 am

Julia Florida for me.

I usually add a p/copy of newly learned pieces to a ring-binder so I can have all my pieces in one place. It's two binders now, so I can half of my (shaky) repertoire on the stand at any time.

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by richard3 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:18 pm

bear wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:51 pm
Puccini
Core N'grato
Non ti Scordar di me
Rose Rosse
Granada
Solamente una vez and other boleros
Can you recommend an edition of Core N'grato?

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by soltirefa » Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:41 pm

richtm wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:25 am
jfcx wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:55 am
Se Ela Perguantar by Dilermando Reis
Valsa Sem Nome by Baden Powell

I never tire of playing these two.
Agreed!!!
Me too.

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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by bear » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:58 am

richard3 wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:18 pm
bear wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:51 pm
Puccini
Core N'grato
Non ti Scordar di me
Rose Rosse
Granada
Solamente una vez and other boleros
Can you recommend an edition of Core N'grato?
Giuseppe Torrisi, (a member) has a nice arrangement. He has a web site @ http://www.chitarrarte.it.
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Re: Your favourite pieces to play

Post by Frousse » Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:37 pm

Two pieces by Barrios: Julia Florida and Una limosna por el amor de Dios are my favorite ones for now.

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