Edited: May 31, 2019, 8:47 AM ·
I've seen a video today that might be very relevant to the agressive debate we had here over the level of my playing (and i see that people still talk about it here in the discussions).
Most of the people here stated almost violently! That my playing was very bad and horribly not in tune and not professional, That i barely know how to hold a violin, even when i played in high speeds very advanced pieces as Paganini caprices.
And against it i said, and some people here agreed (and were attacked too) that i Don't understand what is so horrible and that it is not so bad and even good in parts - especially that I'm not playing professionaly yet (not practicing enough etc.) And that you - in classical professional world acting as a dictators and depressing the players.
Also - I suggested in few posts about a new style "Classical-Pop" style that includes "Catchyness" with "High level of Playing" and lower standards for professional Playing.
So here is the video that I've seen that is very relevant in my view and can explain what I'm talking about: Here are the 2 versions by the same singers 23 years later of "A Whole new world" from the movie "Aladdin":
In the second version it is clear that these are already a professional singers that learned in a Musical Academy - it clearly sounds more "Musical" and "Professional" -
But what version is better?: People here will say probably the second (which is amazing Too), But most of the average people will say the first one! Is great too and probably will prefer it - This is the famous version!. Despite it is clearly less "Musical" and "Professional".
I personally feel that classical professionals "cut too much" and that People - the audience - feel it. Therefore i think Pop music is more popular despite it is less "Musical" or "Professional" in most cases.
Classical music isn't "just another style" - it is the style that considered to be the main professional style - "the Science of music", at least by governments - therefore if you castrate musicians like that it has huge impact. Therefore it is very important discussion.
What people here think about these 2 versions in the video?