Carcassi, Matteo - op.60/03 Study in A - D05 Video

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Carcassi, Matteo - op.60/03 Study in A - D05 Video

Post by lucy » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:06 pm

I played this in a recital today.

I know it's not usual to play Carcassi in a concert, but I just like it very much! Just wanted to share.

There are a couple of other videos from this concert, on YouTube, that I'm not allowed to post here, if interested.


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Post by Jeffrey Armbruster » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:21 pm

I'm so glad that you played this! And beautifully too. I also have thought that this could be a performance piece. Bravo! (funny I mentioned liking 03 in the wrong context on your Carcassi 10 slur study post.)
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Post by spanishguitarmusic » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:53 pm

Thank you for sharing this awesome performance of this Carcassi piece! Beautiful!

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Post by lucy » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:37 pm

Thanks for listening Jeffrey and spanishguitarmusic! :)
Jeffrey Armbruster wrote:
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I also have thought that this could be a performance piece.
Glad I'm not the only one then! :casque: Thanks. :)
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Post by powderedtoastman » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:47 pm

That's really nicely done! Forget about "not usual to play in a recital" if it's a nice piece. Actually I think it can work nicely as a prelude to something else in A major as well. I like to pair it up with Sarita - Mazurka by Barrios.
Anyway, I think even simpler "study" pieces than this are worthy of performing, especially if you have spent a lot of time with them and really worked out the details that make them come alive as pieces of music rather than just studies.

And, earlier this year I attended a performance by a professor at one of the universities nearby, and he played this for his encore. Actually I think you played it even nicer than he did :)

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Post by lucy » Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:30 am

Thanks a lot powderedtoastman. :)
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Anyway, I think even simpler "study" pieces than this are worthy of performing, especially if you have spent a lot of time with them and really worked out the details that make them come alive as pieces of music rather than just studies.

And, earlier this year I attended a performance by a professor at one of the universities nearby, and he played this for his encore. Actually I think you played it even nicer than he did :)
Thank you so much. That means a lot! :D Glad to hear others are performing it as well.

And yes, I agree, many of the guitar "studies" are worthy of performing. A lot of them are quite lovely miniatures. :casque:

I think in years gone by, Sor used to be more often performed. That kind of thing seems to have been replaced by larger scale works, especially big romantic ones and some contemporary repertoire, from what I've heard recently.
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Post by Smith » Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:58 am

Very enjoyable performance Lucy! Thx for posting. I too enjoy playing this piece regularly and I wish there were many more renditions on utoob.

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Post by Luuttuaja » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:50 pm

Thanks for the video! Perhaps Carcassi would deserve some more concert performances.

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Post by lucy » Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:47 pm

Thanks for listening :)
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Perhaps Carcassi would deserve some more concert performances.
I agree. :casque:
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Post by Lawler » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:14 am

Beautifully played.

Expressively, I especially liked the interplay between the figures in the upper and lower voices in this.

At a couple spots at phrase endings there's a tendency to jump ahead a beat. Who cares? Not me.

The only reason I mentioned it was because I'm a teacher.

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Post by lucy » Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:11 am

Thanks for listening Lawler. :)
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At a couple spots at phrase endings there's a tendency to jump ahead a beat. Who cares? Not me.

The only reason I mentioned it was because I'm a teacher.
I'm aware of this and it's not something I would have ideally done. Please bear in mind this is a video of live performance in front of 40-50 people and things don't always go to plan. I'm aiming to make my playing more accurate under pressure, by the way, it's hard to get up there and do this, I'm still learning how and one way of improving is to keep doing it!
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Post by cgratham » Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:43 am

HI Lucy,
Thanks for sharing this video. I really enjoyed your playing, and the sound quality in the video is very good too.
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Re: Carcassi, Matteo - op.60/03 Study in A - D05 Video

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:23 am

Very nice Lucy. And good sounding recording.

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Re: Carcassi, Matteo - op.60/03 Study in A - D05 Video

Post by lucy » Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:31 pm

Thanks so much for listening! :)

I try hard to achieve good sound recordings, so thanks for that too.
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