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Discussion in 'Opinions, Beliefs, & Points of View' started by Hurted, Sep 3, 2008.

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  1. Hurted

    Hurted Well-Known Member

    I've been wondering if anyone here can play any instrument:)

    I am playing piano for 8 years, but i never take it serious except in last few months, so i am not a good player. I can hardly play pieces harder than grade 6... Lol i am currently trying to learn Rachmaninov prelude in c sharp minor for grade 8.


    But it's such a hard piece that i will need at least 3 months to learn it:)

    I play for my soul and to express myself:)

    Any other instrument player here?:)
  2. kenny

    kenny Well-Known Member

    I mess around on guitars, mandolas, citterns etc, and a bit of fiddle.
  3. Ozibuna

    Ozibuna Well-Known Member

    I used to be able to play the piano and the guitar but i gave that up pretty soon as school needed alot more attention from me. I have been giving thought bout learning it again though, and who knows, maybe i will eventually.
  4. Hurted

    Hurted Well-Known Member

    thats great, both of you:)

    Ozibuna: I also start playing again in january this year. Before that, i had 2 years of break:)

    Now its too late to become good pianist, but i can improve:)
  5. Ozibuna

    Ozibuna Well-Known Member

    Hehe i do it for fun, got other plans in my mind hehehe
  6. fromthatshow

    fromthatshow Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    I play for my soul. Any other reason would just not be worth it :)
    I play anything I can get my hands on but mainly guitar, bass, keyboard, drums :heart:

  7. Ozibuna

    Ozibuna Well-Known Member

    Hehe, i do the same in the kitchen with a new recipe:D
  8. fromthatshow

    fromthatshow Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    That's wonderful! :biggrin:
  9. Melancholy

    Melancholy Well-Known Member

    I play the piano and violin :smile:

    I absolutely love that piece, hurted. Would love to be able to play it...stunning. I might have a go, lol. If I can find the music somewhere :blink:

    Violin is my main instrument though, did grade 8 a while back. I play to express myself. I find it hard to do so in words, much easier to do so in music. Lol.

    Want to learn the guitar. Acoustic, that is. :laugh:
  10. Hurted

    Hurted Well-Known Member

    Try this.


    But its extremly hard piece. Its not smart that im learning it, its way too hard. But i love it so much:)

    Violin is beatifull and very hard instrument, i really like it.
    How many grades did you make in piano?

    I am glad that you all enyoj in playing music:)
  11. Melancholy

    Melancholy Well-Known Member

    Awesome, thanks for the link :smile:

    I got to grade 7 on the piano. Would like to have got 8 before i finished school, but wasn't to be I suppose :sad: I want a recording when you've perfected it :wink: It is a beautiful piece.
  12. The_8th_Wonder

    The_8th_Wonder senior Member

    I play drums and keyboard. Been playing for about 6 years now.
  13. Hurted

    Hurted Well-Known Member

    Thats good. In that case it should be too hard to play it, but it would still be big challenge:)

    8th wonder, thats cool:)
  14. winter

    winter Well-Known Member

    I played the trumpet for 4-5 years. :)
  15. AlexDanish

    AlexDanish Account Closed

    I play the Trumpet and Trombone, my friends :p
  16. Spearmint

    Spearmint Well-Known Member

    Um, piano and guitar kind of.
  17. special_needs

    special_needs Well-Known Member

    Piano and guitar :smile:
  18. daripa85

    daripa85 Member

    I've been playing the bass in a band for almost a year now. I also play the guitar (8 years), drums (11 years), and a little piano (here and there).

    Here's a vid of me and my band with me playing the acoustic guitar riffing on "Puff The Magic Dragon".

  19. HappyAZaClaM

    HappyAZaClaM Guest

    you really want to know? nah!! you don't really want to know. sorry,
    I mean about ME personally. it's a general question. sort of a group
    thing, and before I spoil any joy anyone else may be sharing, I will
    move along, or mosy along..."Bum-ba-dee-da Bum-ba-dee-da Bum-ba-
    dee-da" and so on. cowboy movie riding into the sunset music :)

    addios, compaddrees :)


    ok, truth or dare....I have a bonfire planned for the fall which
    will be inclusive of a grand, actually not all that GRAND of a piano,
    several electric geetars...(fender geetars) Fender amps, randall amps,
    hi watt amps, PA systems, mike cables, etc etc etc....

    I have played the guitar for 41 years. and I just absolutely
    HATE it. the thought of ever picking up my guitar again makes me
    want to weigh down my pockets with several large heavy rocks and
    wade slowly into my cement pond to NAUGHT emerge again.

    NAUGHT, naught, not, never, jethro Speak, max baer jr. genius and
    and major heavy weight producer etc etc etc...
  20. HappyAZaClaM

    HappyAZaClaM Guest

    sorry for my previous deep dark dank negative post :sad:

    well, there ARE a lot of depressed people here, and I guess I iz one of 'em
    hence, occasional gloom and doom caustic remarks.

    I am a PROfessional geetar player. I have been playing since I was 10
    and I am turning 52 in october. I also play the rest of the essential
    6o's and 70's rock intruments for trio or quartet....drums, bass, piano
    and I even sing. heh!! (oy.... :dry:)

    I love music, especially music from the great rock bands of the 60's and
    70's......but I am really depressed and unhappy with the city I live in
    and the direction of 'popular' music in general. maybe I'm just old.
    I can live with that. it's a little bit of a taller order to necessarily
    be all that enthralled with the idea, but I can live with it.

    I rather envy people who are still sort of 'green' in their musical
    sojourn, because obviously it is still fun. even if it's not what one does
    for a living per se, if it is enjoyable, that's a good thing.

    I am much too accomplished and gifted a player to just BAIL and never
    play again. but, I don't feel much like playing lately. I'm kinda pissed
    off about life in general and the only music I would enjoy playing,
    nobody listens to any more. it kinda sucks. it's sort of a lose/lose
    scenario all around. or it feels like/seems like/looks like a lose/lose.

    maybe if I get undepressed, it will be different. I hope so :unsure:
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