Author Topic: Alkan Concerto - 1st movement - Jack Gibbons  (Read 1684 times)

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Offline edward

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Alkan Concerto - 1st movement - Jack Gibbons
« on: May 05, 2009, 07:22:14 AM »
Quite a contrast to the Hamelins of this world:


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Re: Alkan Concerto - 1st movement - Jack Gibbons
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2009, 10:05:48 AM »
Lots of glitches when I try + play this. However I can tell that his rhythm is pretty wayward at the beginning - as it was when I last heard him play it a few years back. A pity really: why does he have to rush?