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 Post subject: youre first piano concerto
PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:38 pm 
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Hello,

I want to start with my first piano concerto which one should I choose?

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:10 pm 
I would most definifitely recommend the Ravel Piano Concerto in G major.

Of course, you could always work on something by Beethoven or Mozart.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 4:19 pm 
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beethoven 1st pianoconcerto?

the others has very much passages!

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 4:22 pm 
Probably. But I still very much recommend the Ravel.

The Gershwin Piano Concerto is a good start as well. Depends on your skills though.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 4:33 pm 
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next year conservatorium.

I play rachmaninoff prelude in Cis. That's my skill level Do you know enough?

I don't like ravel that much :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 5:41 pm 
Do a Beethoven concerto for your first concerto. Actually, Beethoven's first concerto may seem easy, but to make it clean and rhythmically precise can actaully be difficult. You have to approach it in a different way from Rachmaninov, for ex.


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which concert of beethoven is good for a first piano concert?

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 6:38 pm 
rachmaninoff wrote:
next year conservatorium.

I play rachmaninoff prelude in Cis. That's my skill level Do you know enough?

I don't like ravel that much :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:


For the Beethoven, I'm not quite sure. I'm not quite familiar with Beethoven concertos.

But you don't like Ravel? Maybe take a listen to the Piano Concerto (the G major, not the left hand one, because that one is a complete monster). It's a bit different, but it's very impressive for both the piano and the orchestra, and it's not too difficult to learn.

Go for something not overplayed and not too difficult, like Rachmaninov.


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haha :D I don't want to learn the rachmaninoff concerto's for now :D they are monsters :D :D :D that's what I like about rachmaninoff :D

has anyone a recording of the concerto of ravel?

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 3:56 pm 
Right now I am learning J.S. Bach's BWV 1052 Concerto in d minor. Have you ever heard this one? It's quite simple, with some nice effects, if I indeed learn it, it will be my first. Does anyone have anything to offer about this concerto? There is a competition at my school next semester, I find this the perfect concerto. Oh but it should be known, I am only learning the first movement. Fortunately this is all the competition requires.


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Anyone got the pianopart for the Beethovens 1st concerto?


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look on www.sheetmusicarchive.net

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Not there. :(


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Beethoven 1, Grieg, Ravel G major, or a Mozart concerto (e.g. no. 9, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27 just to name some).

Or Bach d minor or any other. Or Haydn D major (no. 11). That's probably the easiest, after some of the easier Mozart.

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Hmm...I would say the Mozart No. 9 in Eb Major (someone mentioned that above). Or perhaps the Bach No. 5 in F minor. Actually, any of the Bach concerti I think would be good. The choice is yours! Good luck.

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