QUOTE(Mad Tom @ Aug 2 2008, 11:47 PM)
QUOTE(Edwardo @ Aug 2 2008, 07:29 PM)
QUOTE(Mad Tom @ Aug 2 2008, 02:47 PM)
Brilliantly inventive, but he managed to produce some very ugly qualities of tone from the poor piano.
Probably a result of YouTube compression.
An interesting theory - but if that is the case why has it not affected the video of Dinoru Varsi playing Scriabine Op 8 No 12
? - an exceptionally beautiful example of how the piano should be played
I'd have to differ, I'm afraid. I thought the piano sounded a bit thin and tinny, though the bass didn't sound as "off" as in the original. The playing, given the limitations of YouTube, was sublime.
For sheer bravura I'm currently gorging on this:Paganini-Liszt La Campanella