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Thread: Hands too small to play Rachmaninov?

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    Hands too small to play Rachmaninov?


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    Haha!! that was so cool, really funny thx for the video

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    Now ... that's Entertainment humor at its finest ... albeit at little "Victor Borgish" with a good number of twists - especially the Rach hand extensions.

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    and now Tchaikovsky

    Here's another one: Tchaikovsky this time - maybe not as refined, but still made me ROFL!

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    Ahaha, absolutely brilliant! I must say it was a very refreshing performance and great so see classical music with a touch of humour and showmanship - great find.

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    Those are fun; thanks acc.

    I wonder; it seems to me Rach`s Prelude in C sharp minor isn`t that bad hand-size-wise. However, other works by him are indeed impossible for me...
    ''Music, I feel, should be emotional first and intellectual second.'' - Maurice Ravel
    ''The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.'' - Michael Jackson


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    One of the Grand Dame's of the piano world, Alicia de Larrocha had very small hands but she sizzled in Rachmaninoff interpretations.

    Cheers!

    Giovanni

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    that is very funny!!! these guys made a lot of classical humour like this..

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