My performances in an abbey and stately home

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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by ThomasW » Sat May 06, 2017 7:29 pm

I always thought that "break a nail" would be the appropriate thing to say

:desole:

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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lucy » Mon May 08, 2017 4:05 pm

ThomasW wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 7:29 pm
I always thought that "break a nail" would be the appropriate thing to say

:desole:
:lol: Now, that's not fair. It's too close to the bone! :)
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lucy » Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:35 pm

Well, I now have another date, 11am on Saturday 8th July. :)

Just spreading the word! Details below.
Beggars Fair 2017 (Delcamp).jpg
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lucy » Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:46 pm

Stephen Kenyon wrote:
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That's a terrific set of gigs to do Lucy, or rather, Nina! And though its actually quite close its still term time so lessons will still be on.
Just posted about another one! :)
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lucy » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:09 pm

Just put some videos of The Beggars Fair recital on YouTube.

The one I'm allowed to post on Delcamp is here:-

viewtopic.php?f=113&t=113784
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by Stephen Kenyon » Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:41 am

lucy wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:46 pm
Stephen Kenyon wrote:
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:49 pm
That's a terrific set of gigs to do Lucy, or rather, Nina! And though its actually quite close its still term time so lessons will still be on.
Just posted about another one! :)
Many congratulations for these ventures, hope you had loads of fun. I was gigging last night near Andover btw ... not quite the same repertoire :shock:
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lagartija » Sun Jul 09, 2017 3:12 pm

That was nice! :-D
Thank you for sharing it with us.
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by simonm » Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:03 pm

Thanks. I liked the Misty arrangement you played even better. I just spent some time tracking down a copy of the arrangement and bought it. Thanks. I also liked the Blue moon arrangement in the garden. :-)

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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lucy » Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:58 pm

Stephen Kenyon wrote:
Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:41 am
lucy wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:46 pm
Stephen Kenyon wrote:
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:49 pm
That's a terrific set of gigs to do Lucy, or rather, Nina! And though its actually quite close its still term time so lessons will still be on.
Just posted about another one! :)
Many congratulations for these ventures, hope you had loads of fun. I was gigging last night near Andover btw ... not quite the same repertoire :shock:
Thanks Stephen. It has all been great fun. :D

I don't know what your gig was, but I played a few popular tunes too! I Am Sailing, Fascination and Waltzing Matilda, in addition to the Plaisir d'Amour that I uploaded. It was funny, because on both days at Mottisfont and at the Beggars Fair, an Australian person came up and told me where they were from: Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane, respectively! :)

I was also very pleased, after reviewing the film of yesterday's concert, because I thought it was the best whole set I'd ever played in front of an audience. The only thing was I had a bit of trouble with tuning, in the church, I think because it was so HOT. However, I decided it wasn't bad enough to not share the pieces affected online.

Thanks so much for your interest. I appreciate it. Looking forward to Romsey Abbey on Thursday!
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lucy » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:00 pm

lagartija wrote:
Sun Jul 09, 2017 3:12 pm
That was nice! :-D
Thank you for sharing it with us.
Thanks lagartija. I think it's a very nice piece to play! :casque:
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lucy » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:28 pm

simonm wrote:
Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:03 pm
Thanks. I liked the Misty arrangement you played even better. I just spent some time tracking down a copy of the arrangement and bought it. Thanks. I also liked the Blue moon arrangement in the garden. :-)
Thanks for listening Simon. You were very lucky to find a copy of that arrangement of Misty. I looked long and hard for it, after hearing someone play it once, to no avail. That was until someone I knew happened to mention they had a copy!

It was fun playing in that garden. I was really surprised by the way the visitors accumulated round the cafe tables, as I played. Every time I looked up, there were more of them! I think they grew from a handful to at least a dozen!! It was around 4pm too and boiling hot. Perhaps, they were all shattered?!

Anyway, after a few pieces, I began to think it was a bit impolite, to keep facing in the direction I was, so that's why I turned myself round 90 degrees to face them. They seemed to like this, so I started talking a bit too. It was a lovely experience. Nothing like a bit of appreciation for our efforts, is there? I think we all know that! :)
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by lucy » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:29 pm

A second video of a piece permissible on Delcamp, played at The Beggars Fair. Another "study"...

viewtopic.php?f=90&t=113926

And a video of a piece from the abbey recital...

viewtopic.php?f=102&t=113917
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Re: My performances in an abbey and stately home

Post by Whiteagle » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:20 am

Paul Janssen wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:27 pm
lucy wrote:
celestemcc wrote:Break a leg!
Thanks. :)

Just looked up the origin of that phrase. Of course, it's ironic, but no one seems to know where it came from! There are many theories....
In Australia we use the term "Chookas" when we want to wish someone good luck for a performance. I am led to believe that it is uniquely Australian but I'm happy to be proven wrong. Anway, Chookas for your forthcoming recitals.
I have never heard of chookas before. Sounds like the name of a chicken franchise LOL

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