Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high. There’s a land that I’ve heard of once in a lullaby. Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue. And the dreams that. Keith Jarrett – Somewhere Over the Rainbow – YouTube.

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Grossnick transcribed from the recording. But if I had never heard the score, I also wouldn’t have been as aware of your changes as Meith am now.


I would say that Jarrett is one of the greatest ballad players in history so that this is very difficult to do. That’s how I made sense of what I was playing. The concert began with a typical, post-Chronic Fatigue Syndrome “big jarrtt exploration into musical harmony and rhythm.

To the best of my knowledge the professional classical pianists who play these transcription in public follow the score very closely. Generally speaking, I believe a transcription of a jazz player’s performance is not as sacrosanct as, say, a Beethoven score. But keith jarrett somewhere over the rainbow, I meant this. Even KJ does not play the same notes, same tempo, same phrasings every time he plays this song and the same is true for most jazz piano players Originally Posted by Cinnamonbear.

I would listen to Jarrett’s recording for an example of what I think is near perfection in this area.

Over the rainbow

If keith jarrett somewhere over the rainbow want to play your own version of the Jarrett transcriptions then you can do whatever you want with the tempo, notes, etc. There are two tempo changes in my recording that bother me. In other words, in my recording, as that section arrives and passes by, does it make sense and hold together artistically, somewhefe not?

Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high There’s a land that I’ve heard of once in a lullaby Somewhere keith jarrett somewhere over the rainbow the rainbow, skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream Really do come true Someday I’ll wish upon jxrrett star And wake up where the clouds are far behind me Where troubles melt like lemon drops High above the chimney tops That’s where you’ll find me Somewhere over the rainbow, blue birds fly Birds fly over the rainbow Why then, oh why can’t I?


I noticed, as I was reading along while listening to you play, that I made another change without realizing it and marking it down–I stayed up the octaves in measures 43 and There’s obviously “more than one way to skin a cat.

I thought somehwere myself, “Wow! I am really glad you posted your rendition!!! Did you pattern anything after his playing? Also, the way I was shaping my interpretation, that line of thought, as transcribed, seemed under-developed.

I would insert an excuse here, but I’m not going to. Is that jazz lingo?

Over the rainbow Keith Jarrett. When I was first beginning to read the transcription and get to know it, without Keith Jarrett’s playing of it anywhere near my attention because I had not heard him play it, yetand as I started to see jeith hear where the notes were taking me as I followed my heart with the piece, I made an erroneous assumption.

Note-wise, I keith jarrett somewhere over the rainbow to be faithful to the score.

Why should I play scales? New In Our Store! I think the version Jarrett plays on Youtube is the most beautiful one, but unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be a transcription of it available.

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After a resounding standing ovation, Jarrett proceeded to play his encores, which included an unusually introspective rendition of Harold Arlen’s ” Somewhere Over the Rainbow ,” the melody of Cole Porter’s tragicomic ” Miss Otis Regrets ,” and an impressive display of ragtime virtuosity with James P. Suggesting someone think of singing a melody line is a common way of teaching how to shape a melody line because most people shape a melody line naturally correctly when singing.

It makes me sad that so many people who claim to be musicians have little to no imagination, let alone any musical instincts. Yeah, he’s pretty good; that’s why I keep using him! Help keep the forums up and running with a donationany amount is appreciated! Carnegie Hall New York City, Most Online 15, Mar 21st, Verified Artists All Artists: Originally Posted by pianoloverus I enjoyed your performance.


In terms of tempo, we are generally allowed much more freedom when playing this keith jarrett somewhere over the rainbow of thing in solo jazz keith jarrett somewhere over the rainbow ballads. Two keith jarrett somewhere over the rainbow different ways of seeing it. Forums 40 TopicsPosts 2, Members 90, I know of 2 recordings, one he plays is fairly straight the other he has dramatic tempo changes including a doubling of tempo.

Originally Posted by carey There’s obviously “more than one way to skin a cat. Friedrich Grossnick wrote down what Keith Jarrett “said. There are NO other markings whatsoever, not even dynamic markings.

I think keith jarrett somewhere over the rainbow Bill Evans example you gave would be analogous to playing any of the Jarrett versions of Over the Rainbow that have been transcribed there are around 4 different ones available on the net.

Originally Posted by Cinnamonbear. I’m almost inclined to put you on my “not to be taken seriously” list, except I somewherf have one, yet. Sure enough, an increased tempo. She jadrett not speed up the tempo at that point.

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AdminGlobal ModMod. The reason I added those measures I actually added three measures, but who’s counting? I listened to it eagerly and with rapt attention for many reasons for instance, your piano tuner sure knows what he’s doing!

And somewhrre were certainly more faithful to the score than I was That’s why I also changed some notes there.