Piano Recital Critique
Last Sunday (10/10/2010), I want to a piano recital with one of my friends who also take a piano class. To be honest, I just went there on the purpose of dealing with my paper for the piano class at first, but when I came back, I felt very enjoyable about my first experience of going to a recital.
The recital is hold in the Simon Music Library & Recital Center at 8:30pm. What’s the funny thing happened is that there are two Simon building on the campus, we go to the Simon Hall and all the door were locked and we walked around the build at least three times try to get in. finally we realized we went to the wrong place. However, when we reached there, the recital had already started, so we waited outside the door.
This is a student recital, the performer is a handsome man named Evan Mitchell. He played 7 pieces in his recital. They were 《Sonatina》 by Edino Krieger, 《 Sonata in A Major, Op.101》 by Ludwig van Beethoven, 《 Rain Tree Sketch》 by Toru Takemitsu, 《Scherzo in C-Sharp Manoir, Op.39》 by Fryderyk Chopin, 《Piano Variations》 by Aaron Copland, 《From Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op.35》 by Johannes Brahms, and 《Etude in B Minor, Op.25 No. 10》 by Fryderyk Chopin. Among them there also many small sections in the 《 Sonata in A Major, Op.101》 including Etwas lebhaft, und mit der innigston Empfindung; Lebhaft, Marschmsddig: Vivace alla Marcia; Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll: Adagio ma non troppo—Geschwinde, goch nichut zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenherit: Allegro. Unfortunately, when I find which pieces he was performing, I had already missed two pieces. Although I have no idea about most of these pieces before, I can just tell about some of my feeling.
When I hearing the《 Rain Tree Sketch》, I thought it sounds quietly just like its name—rain. When he played this piece, his movement is really slow and soft. When I hearing the piece, I felt like enjoy a rain, hearing the sound of the drop of the rain. Everything is so quiet, people...