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Rachmaninov had big hands!

I’m struggling currently with Rachmaninov’s Prelude in g sharp minor (Op 32, No 12). To cheer me up now and then I watch Igudesman and Joo. What a great idea! For a quite nice performance of the g sharp minor, see Richard Pohl’s video.

Playing backwards

This is just for fun. The first video appears to be a guy who learned to play Beethoven’s Fur Elise backwards, recorded it, then played the recording backwards so the music comes out forwards, sort of. I haven’t completely figured out how much of this is just reverse video, and how much is spoofing (the […]