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A. Stradal arranged all six pieces in the Brandenburgische Konzerte for piano. The particular characteristics of his arrangement are the increase in multiple voice assembly used to pick up the original melody as much as possible and the almost excessive increase in notes for the left-hand part. It is for this reason that, even if it is possible to play them, strangely, whoever listens to them will feel uncomfortable when they are played at the appropriate tempo. And if they are played faithfully to the score, they will become like the Nanasakov performance. It’s a different question whether the score is kind to the musician or not. I hope you will enjoy the Virtual Pianist performance.
Who is Michael Nanasakov?
The first VIRTUAL pianist of the world who plays unplayable, ignored or rarely played pieces. The public profile is “Born in Lithuania, Vilinus 1955”, but actually Nanasakov is a project with a computer and an automatic playing piano by its producer, Junichi Nanasawa. In 1990, Michael debuted with complete Godowsky’s Chopin Studies recoding. At the period there’s no satisfying recording of them, so he gained a unique reputation with his SUPER-HUMAN technique.