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chepas

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IT'S TIME FOR A STUPID QUESTION! =P

What are the from - to dates for the music practicals? I can't download the pdf on the BoardOS site cos my computers stuffed and I am too impatient to wait and ask my mus teacher tomorrow.

Cheers,
chépas :D.
 
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CarinaT said:
These are the piano pieces I'm doing:

MacArthur Park - (sung by Donna Summer)
Bagatelle - (Beethoven)
Sonatina - (Kabalevsky)
Willy Wagglestick's Walkabout - some funky jazz song. :)

I would love to hear you people sing!
Willy Wagglestick's Walkabout!! haha i play piano too and was going to do this one but instead im doing triplet falls...its in the same book i think...i like slower jazz music better
 

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i only have one song down so far, and thats RHCP - around the world with my own slap solo in middle...

i play bass.... got im unorganized ;/
 

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Aussiechick said:
I'm a vocalist and I'm singing
1) Over the Rainbow - Eva Cassidy version
that's gorgeous.


anyway, for my hsc i played these pieces (piano)
1. another look at autumn by nigel sabin
2. prelude and sarabande by bach
3. nocturne in E minor by chopin

not sure abotu the details for the two pieces coz i never remember these things o__O
i was thinking of doing the moonlight sonata as well, but since i hadn't been practising it regularly, adn also my teacher suggested against it coz the examiners DO get sick of it... not that you shouldn't play it, of course.
 

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hey peeps, just wonderin, but how long have you guys been learning/practising ur pieces??

oooh by da way.. HSC pieces:

Core: Figured in the Drift of Stars [Kerry]
Elective: Etude-Tableau Op. 39 No. 5 [Rachmaninoff]
Elective: Ce q'ua vu le vent d'ouest [Debussy]

Ext: Rigoletto Paraphrase [Liszt]
Ext: Moment Musicale No. 4 [Rachmaninoff]
Ensemble: Paganini Variations [Lutoslawski]

Also, does anyone know if im allowed to play 2 different pieces by the same composer? (eg. the 2 rachmaninoff's above)
 
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i'm playin
Noyz in da hood (fairly lame name but sounds cool :p)
Sonata in Jazz
Two Fantastics
Afro Blue (the Coltrane arrangment)
St Thomas

btw how cool is sonny rollins?
i play sax..
 

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moon_styla said:
hey peeps, just wonderin, but how long have you guys been learning/practising ur pieces??

oooh by da way.. HSC pieces:

Core: Figured in the Drift of Stars [Kerry]
Elective: Etude-Tableau Op. 39 No. 5 [Rachmaninoff]
Elective: Ce q'ua vu le vent d'ouest [Debussy]

Ext: Rigoletto Paraphrase [Liszt]
Ext: Moment Musicale No. 4 [Rachmaninoff]
Ensemble: Paganini Variations [Lutoslawski]

Also, does anyone know if im allowed to play 2 different pieces by the same composer? (eg. the 2 rachmaninoff's above)
do all your performances get assessed in one hit? [i.e. music II and music ext at the same time]. either way i'm pretty sure it's not a problem, but i think they like to see variety in styles. on the other hand, if you played them brilliantly i doubt it'd affect your marks at all.
 

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^^As in for the HSC perf prac? Yeah they are. I remember the poor souls last year who did 3U mus, chose all performance electives and ended up having a good half hourish of stuff!

I've finally chosen a piece. Claude Bolling's 'Toot Suite' for tpt, the Allègre from that, for the core (Mus of last 25 years) - but with lots of cuts and erasures. I'm screwed for performance, and I've only got one to do! :( Oh well... its standard and mark will be proportional to how much I bothered...
 

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im a singer performing
Silent Noon - Ralph Vaughan Williams (classical sorta thing :S)
How High The Moon - jazz standard rearranged
Smoke - Ben Folds Five
Love Your Way - Powderfinger

umm yea.. thats about it.. some of them are pretty lame.. but they show variation and blah blah.. been learning since start of year.. what kind of music do u guys actually listen to? coz i know that these arn't an accurate representation of my musical taste :S
 

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shortie_190 said:
Willy Wagglestick's Walkabout!! haha i play piano too and was going to do this one but instead im doing triplet falls...its in the same book i think...i like slower jazz music better
In my opinion, jazz music rules. :)
It's fun to play and to listen whether slow or fast.
Slow jazz is beautiful and fast jazz is impressive. :p

I have to do my Trial performance tomorrow..wish me luck!:(
 

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olay said:
do all your performances get assessed in one hit? [i.e. music II and music ext at the same time]. either way i'm pretty sure it's not a problem, but i think they like to see variety in styles. on the other hand, if you played them brilliantly i doubt it'd affect your marks at all.
yep i do it in one go hehe im really looking forward to it!!!!!!!

in fact.. its in exactly 2 hours from now hehe (im at school)

and also, apparently its ok to play pieces by the same composer as long as its in a different course.
 
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Im playing...

Core
Beside Bamboos - Anne Boyd

Elective
Praeludium and Allegro - Fritz Kriesler
Perpetuum Mobile - Ottokar Novacek

Extension
Sonata No 3, 4th Movement - Johannes Brahms
Sonata (No ?), 1st movement - F.M. Veracini
Piano Trio No 5 in D major - Beethoven


yeah pretty tiring set i must say :uhhuh:

The piano trio is wicked!
 

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Wow, I'd thought I'd posted here ...
I'm playing
Jessica's Theme
Forrest Gump
Alley Cat.
 

your_crutch

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Yeah...ima doing:

My Lovely Man - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Hideaway - John Mayall's blues breakers (eric clapton)
Anthrapology - Dizzy Gillespie
Blackbird - The Beatles


These are all on guitar. Acoustic and electric. Yeah.
 

chizm

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where are all the guitarists?

i'm doing:
for the love of god - steve vai (really nice song with a lot of technical stuff in there)
bad horsie - steve vai (cheesy metal song with some cool horse imitations on the guitar)
satch boogie - joe satriani (pure genius)
images - cacophony (jason becker and marty friedman) (becker sweeps like noone else! its sooo hard!)
 

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your_crutch said:
Yeah...ima doing:

My Lovely Man - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Hideaway - John Mayall's blues breakers (eric clapton)
Anthrapology - Dizzy Gillespie
Blackbird - The Beatles


These are all on guitar. Acoustic and electric. Yeah.
I'm doing My Lovely Man too!

Core: Summer Romance (Anti-Gravity Love Song) - Incubus
Elec 1: My Lovely Man - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Elec 2: Blue Bossa
Elec 3: Lenny - Stevie Ray Vaughan

All on Electric Guitar
 

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DMB Fan, good taste in music. The Chili's are my fav. band so I kind of HAD to do one of their songs, and why not a classic form their best album. Are you doing the solo Frusciante does, or just basing it around E?

I'm just basing it around E....MORE FREEDOM!
 

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ive finalised my pieces and are now all performable..

on voice:
Aladdin duet - A Whole New World
Delta - Lost Without You
Evanscence - My Immortal
Killing Heidi - Mascara

just did my trials and did all of them aside from Aladdin and got
Mascara 16/20
Delta 18/20
My Immortal - 17/20

im pretty pleased
 

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