Richard Lester et al. in Tokyo - October, 2000, at night

from Touring Japan with Florestan, October 2000, page 96:

As before, our rehearsal is full of 'This hasn't been right, this is too slow, I feel uncomfortable here or there.' So we do slow practice, and take the first movement of the Ravel to pieces - with good results. The closing bars have always been a problem because of the cello harmonics which sometimes fail to 'speak' when they should, making it impossible to guess how to play together with the cello notes as they move. We also discuss the timing of the final cello 'pizzicato' chord, which Richard claims to be 'placing' in a dramatic way, but which Anthony claims is simply late, and …   more >>

cite as

Susan Tomes, Touring Japan with Florestan, October 2000. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 96. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1403372843425 accessed: 20 September, 2017

location of experience: Tokyo

Listeners

Richard Lester
Cello player
Anthony Marwood
violinist
1979-
Susan Tomes
Writer, Pianist
1954-

Listening to

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Piano Trio in A minor
written by Maurice Ravel
performed by Florestan Trio

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 2000, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, solitary, in public

Notes

Experience took place in the district of Maebashi in the evening.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:47:23 +0100
Approved on Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:27:41 +0100