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 Post subject: favourite time to play/practise piano?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 6:53 pm 
Hello everyone,

Have you got a favourite time to play or practise piano?
I like to practise piano early in the morning and midday (and sometimes at night). And I like to play piano in the evening or at night :). Are there any more people who like playing/practising piano at night? Or am I the only one? :?


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2007 12:26 am 
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No, you are not the only one. I practice every morning, which is usually serious practicing. I also practice at night, but it's more playing just for pleasure, like letting my hair down and enjoying the connection between the physical and the emotional aspect of music. I love playing at night.

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Usually in the morning.There is too much going on during the day to be able to practice at any other point

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Location: Obamanation, unfortunately...
I feel compelled to play after a lesson or recital or group meetings (every six weeks my former piano teacher holds an adult playing group, all his adult students get together at someone's house and play a piece fitting a theme)

Or....here is the big one....after I touch an extremely expensive piano!

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I always practice at night. I have a private dorm room, a digital with headphones, and no classes till noon. :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:20 pm 
juufa72 wrote:
Or....here is the big one....after I touch an extremely expensive piano!


I touch an expensive piano every week. There are a lot af Steinway's at the conservatory, and every week I play on one of them. :D :D :D

And I've got a digital piano on my room. Again :D :D :D .


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My three favorite times are morning, noon and night.

Kidding aside, each time of day has its quirks, early morning is a time to be as pure as possible in one's technique (I'm not even sure what that means but it works for me). Afternoon is a great time to play as fast as my fingers want to go. Evening (when all the neighbors are home and trying to chill out) is the perfect time to make the piano purr like a kitten.

Bach for breakfast, Liszt for lunch and Chopin for dinner. :lol:


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Location: Obamanation, unfortunately...
PJF wrote:
Bach for breakfast, Liszt for lunch and Chopin for dinner. :lol:


C'mon, stick with the alliteration!

Bach for breakfast

Liszt for lunch

Dvork for dinner

Chopin for "Sch"nack

:wink:

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Man, I wish I had time to practice. Stupid high school teachers and their stupid assignments...

I guess if I have time to practice I do it at night. Not like 1:00 AM, but like 7:00 PM. And I'm pretty guilty of not practicing my lesson and being distracted by all of the music I have :oops: .


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definitly late at night after a good meal

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juufa72 wrote:
PJF wrote:
Bach for breakfast, Liszt for lunch and Chopin for dinner. :lol:


C'mon, stick with the alliteration!

Bach for breakfast

Liszt for lunch

Dvork for dinner

Chopin for "Sch"nack

:wink:

Dvorak's too much for dinner. How about Debussy for dinner? Or Schubert for supper? :lol:

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juufa72 wrote:
PJF wrote:
Bach for breakfast, Liszt for lunch and Chopin for dinner. :lol:


C'mon, stick with the alliteration!

Bach for breakfast

Liszt for lunch

Dvork for dinner

Chopin for "Sch"nack

:wink:


Thank you Mr. English Major Man :lol:
I stand corrupted. :lol:


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Come on, people. Chopin is dessert!

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pianolady wrote:
Come on, people. Chopin is dessert!


no he is the schnack!

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What is a schnack? And don't say snack. No way can Chopin be reduced to something trivial like that. Dessert to me is something sweet with chocolate and whipped cream. Makes you lick your lips, and soooo delicious that it is sinister.

Julius, do you have any trouble logging on at around 8:00 or 8:30 at night?

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