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My Entry For World's Fastest Pianist Competition ( LOL! ) Godowsky Die Fledermaus Lisitsa
Seeded by jorgeliebermannjx on 30 May 2012
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Author: ValentinaLisitsa
WARNING, WARNING - "competing" in music , no matter in what discipline : fastest , loudest, cleanest , octavest, trilliest, jumpiest, double-notiest.... IS THE SILLIEST THING, OK ? MUSIC IS NEVER ABOUT COMPETITION Godowsky Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes by Johann Strauss: No. 2, Die Fledermaus Rightly called "one of the most complicated stunts ever written for piano", this piece probably has more notes per second, or per square centimeter of sheet music, than anything comparable. For those listeners impatient enough to "endure" a few minutes of most delightful and inventive music , and just interested in world record in speed ( LOL again ) , just scroll to @ 6:00" , fasten your seat belts ? and don't complain about " speeded-up and fast forwarded" video. It happens to be live and with quite a few witnesses :) Godowsky called his paraphrase "Symphonic Metamorphosis on Strauss' Fledermaus". It is a contrapuntal piece, though it has nothing to do with fugues or Bach &Co. It j