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    Any die hard Mozart fans that know any fun unaccompanied piano pieces there is too play, by Mozart of course, i'm not much of a Mozart fan i'm just in the mood to learn a really upbeat piece that's not too hard, i'm almost at the end of his Fantasia in D Minor, something around that difficulty would be perfect

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    What about rondo alla turca? Fun piece. Lots of ways to play it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravndal View Post
    What about rondo alla turca? Fun piece. Lots of ways to play it.
    The whole sonata no. 11 is great. The first movement is a very pretty theme and variations. The rondo alla turca is the third movement.

    For upbeat Mozart my current favorite is the Sonata in C major K. 330. It's longer than your Fantasia but other than that probably not more difficult. Depending on the tempo you choose As with any Mozart, you can keep it simple, or get very detailed as to personality and gestures.
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    Ten Variations On 'Unser Dummer Poebel Meint' from Gluck's "The Pilgrims of Mecca", these are great fun and a tune that you will recognise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hreichgott View Post
    The whole sonata no. 11 is great. The first movement is a very pretty theme and variations. The rondo alla turca is the third movement.

    For upbeat Mozart my current favorite is the Sonata in C major K. 330. It's longer than your Fantasia but other than that probably not more difficult. Depending on the tempo you choose As with any Mozart, you can keep it simple, or get very detailed as to personality and gestures.
    Yeah, but the first movement is too long for someone who is not a big fan of Mozart Like he is going to sit down and learn a 15 minute long piece, hehe.

    Jord: Check out the presto (3mov) from the 8 sonata.
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    Try the Variaitons on "Ah vous dirais-je, Maman" :
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0mnPCi5lS8

    It's great fun to play and not too difficult.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravndal View Post
    What about rondo alla turca? Fun piece. Lots of ways to play it.
    Even though i don't know many pieces by Mozart i don't wanna learn a piece what everyone knows, that's the same reason why i really want to learn a Beethoven sonata but refuse to play the Moonlight Sonata even though the first mvt is the only one i'd be able to play

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    Quote Originally Posted by hreichgott View Post
    For upbeat Mozart my current favorite is the Sonata in C major K. 330. It's longer than your Fantasia but other than that probably not more difficult. Depending on the tempo you choose As with any Mozart, you can keep it simple, or get very detailed as to personality and gestures.
    This sounds fun and i'll hopefully be able to play it, thanks

    by the way for everyone posting about variations, theme and variations is one structure that i absolutely hate and refuse to write or play anything to do with variations
    Thanks anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by worov View Post
    Try the Variaitons on "Ah vous dirais-je, Maman" :
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0mnPCi5lS8

    It's great fun to play and not too difficult.
    That is what I have mentioned above.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jord View Post
    Even though i don't know many pieces by Mozart i don't wanna learn a piece what everyone knows, that's the same reason why i really want to learn a Beethoven sonata but refuse to play the Moonlight Sonata even though the first mvt is the only one i'd be able to play
    Uhm, okay? Hehe. Then you havent heard the Horowitz version
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravndal View Post
    Uhm, okay? Hehe. Then you havent heard the Horowitz version
    No i haven't and i doubt it'd make a difference, i'm just awkward, i just feel variations is a waste and not good enough to call a piece of music, you could take all the variations in a piece and turn it into a whole piece of music instead of just
    Theme
    Variation of the theme
    another variation of the theme
    and so on, i just think it's a waste

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    I'm not talking about the variation. I am talking about the Rondo. Horowitz convinced me of it's beauty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravndal View Post
    I'm not talking about the variation. I am talking about the Rondo. Horowitz convinced me of it's beauty.
    Oh right i just saw you reply to something and assumed you was on about my other comment Just listened to it, still not really impressed by it, however the B section was greater than i've ever heard before

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    That is what I have mentioned above.
    Are you sure ? The 10 variations on "Unser dummer Pobel meint" in G major ? You meant K.455, right ? This one :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmxwTg1iDKY

    When I mentionned the 12 Variations on "Ah vous-dirais-je Maman" in C major, I meant K.265.

    I'm quite sure these are two different pieces.

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    Ah when you said Rondo i assumed you meant Alla Turka as you posted that earlier, i can't find the Horowitz performance on the internet but no matter how good the performance is i'll never be able to sit down and listen and enjoy a piece on variations

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