Thank you three for listening and for your comments.
Thank you for the clarification about the op 2 No 2. I had only got as far as the op number. Even though I have a DVD with this work, it made no rreference to the number and I am not sure my score does either.
I am happy you like this piece. I have liked it ever since I heard last year a recording of Anna Netrebko singing it. It had not, however, occured to me to try to play it solo until twoo weeks ago. Or maybe I may post a recording with the little gir (aged three) singing the melody
, but then you might not put it up either
. Actually, she was present, taking a nap, her head on a pillow propped up against the sounboard!
Anyway, I did not consider this recording final (hence the lack of precision in the naming and the tags). Maybe the first bars are not so much off rythm but perhaps too fast in relation to the rest of the piece. I noticed that too, but, being a trial piece (to see how you would have liked the overall performance in view to a definitve recording) I decided not to edit it (another take of the opening, that is).
So now I know I am on the right track, so I shall procede (without the little girl singing, I know!