Scarlatti L118

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Scarlatti L118

Postby rsmullyan » Wed May 25, 2011 9:32 pm

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Re: Scarlatti L118

Postby pianolady » Thu May 26, 2011 3:13 am

This is up on the site, Raymond. Sounded very nice. I like the artwork in your video too!

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Re: Scarlatti L118

Postby supitalp » Thu May 26, 2011 7:32 pm


Very pleasant recording indeed, thank you !
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Re: Scarlatti L118

Postby musicrecovery » Thu May 26, 2011 9:10 pm

Hello Raymond,

Your Scarlatti is sweet without being sentimental, very expressive within the bounds of limited use of dynamics,
has a perfect use of non legato without sounding detached.

Thank you for a beautiful and touching performance.

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Re: Scarlatti L118

Postby Rachfan » Fri May 27, 2011 5:33 am

Hello Raymond,

I think this is the first time I've had the pleasure of hearing you play here at PS and enjoyed your Scarlatti rendition. You follow the Baroque traditions while at the same time allowing your performance to be expressive on the modern piano. The piece has much charm and I enjoyed listening.

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Re: Scarlatti L118

Postby richard66 » Fri May 27, 2011 6:35 am

I agree with everyone else. This is a most enjoyable performance of the Scarlatti sonata. It is expressive as it should be and with the appropriate dynamics and articulation. Continue the good job!

Just a question, why do you refer to the Longo number on the video and to the Kirkpatric one on the audio?
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Re: Scarlatti L118

Postby musicusblau » Fri May 27, 2011 2:39 pm

Hi Raymond,
I have enjoyed your Scarlatti-recording thoroughly. There is a fine expression, light touch and nice sound of your piano. So thank you for sharing it with us! I also like the artwork in your video.

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