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by Marius
18 Feb 2009, 17:29
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Idle chit-chatterers' corner
Replies: 602
Views: 107642

Re: Idle chit-chatterers' corner

Dave!! :) Long time no see! :)

How`s it going with you and your piano playing?

Im gonna send you a boogie song, of the boogie master: axel swingenberger :)
by Marius
07 Jan 2009, 20:52
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

by Marius
07 Jan 2009, 12:02
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

God dag Openwood! Jeg har det bra :) Hvordan har du det? Oh, realy? Thats cool, where in Norway then? Yeah, its much influent in the winter time here. Have you ever heard of Henning Kvitnes before? I just love this song from him: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_468DZwsjg&feature=related And i found...
by Marius
06 Jan 2009, 11:57
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Yeah, I understand! Gonna take a cup of tea now! :)

But now im starting to get the right hand and left hand to operate together :) I just practise a lot!! And finally i can play almost every thing, whitout any mess!!
by Marius
05 Jan 2009, 20:58
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

dave brum wrote:Yeah, it's been over one week since we had a chat on here...

I've just had a really crappy practise session... :( :( :( :(

Oh :( What happend? :shock:
by Marius
05 Jan 2009, 18:30
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

dave brum wrote:Looks easy Marius, if we both had a race to learn it you would beat me. And I assume you're right handed so that'll make it a bit better.

Its nice to talk on here again after all this facebooking, isn't it??
Yeah, it looks easy. But its not SOO easy :lol:

Its realy nice to talk here again!! :)
by Marius
05 Jan 2009, 15:24
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

I try to learn the riff from 0:30 to 0:34 now! And its not easy to get it right! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGANmNaBwO4
by Marius
26 Dec 2008, 22:12
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Actually Marius, I'm in the nude right now - but do not worry there are no cameras around :shock: I've just had a bath and it has given us the chance to use some of the bath salts/cosmetics/soap we had for Christmas! That ribbe looks nice! What is it, meat or something like that? Do you not have li...
by Marius
26 Dec 2008, 21:19
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: What have we all had for Christmas then?
Replies: 13
Views: 5222

I had a very nice christmas day !! :) We eat something called ribbe, on christmas day. Taste veery good! I have a picture of it, if any wonder, what it is :) http://home.no.net/paulhmzg/assets/images/ribbe.jpg I didnt have any big wishes this year. So i got clothes, some movies, and some other elect...
by Marius
26 Dec 2008, 21:15
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Well okay Marius, I won't send it then - you don't actually see anything naughty its me in the nude with a Christmas gift bow covering up my erm.... :shock: 'meat and two veg' as they say here! Why dont you go onto my other thread and tell all of us what you had for Christmas, Marius? Did you have ...
by Marius
26 Dec 2008, 17:12
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Hey Marius, you'll like this! I took a photo of my rubber roll-up piano (yes that's right a RUBBER ROLL-UP piano) and sent it to Anna - it was the strangest piano she'd ever seen! I'll look out the photo later and email it to you PLUS I've found this picture of me taken at Christmas '05 by my wife ...
by Marius
24 Dec 2008, 18:05
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

I hope you get lots and lots of really nice Christmas pressies, Marius! I want you to have a really special Christmas! And I ALWAYS eat lots of nice things at Christmas and get indigestion (and the farts!) on Christmas afternoon :D :lol: :D How are your Christmas carols on the piano, Marius? Hehehe...
by Marius
24 Dec 2008, 15:30
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Well, it's a busy busy Christmas Eve here, Marius! Ben and got my wife's Christmas card (she thinks I've forgotten!!) wrote it, paid my last bill, recorded something on TV my wife wanted doing, and now I'm taking five before I dust and 'hoover' (vacuum clean) the bedroom! I could do with a hand :lo...
by Marius
23 Dec 2008, 19:06
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Don't know about Amazing Grace, Marius - I'd love to play both of the organ parts as played by Rick Wakeman from 'Awaken' from the album 'Going For the One' by the progressive rock band Yes. Or maybe Toccata by Widor! Think I might have a quick play at one or two Christmas carols now so I'll be nic...
by Marius
23 Dec 2008, 18:17
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

I've just finished wrapping up what'll be hopefully the last of our presents. There's this old female friend of my wife's that's coming round tonight and she's got us a present! I MAY have to demonstrate my pianistic skills to her like I had to do to my in-laws (the family of my wife) on Sunday :? ...
by Marius
23 Dec 2008, 17:23
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

dave brum wrote:Do you know what you're getting for Christmas then, Marius? I'm curious to know what Moonlight's got me!!!!!

OOOh, Christmas, always makes me feel like a little boy again, hahaha!
I have no idea Dave ;)
by Marius
23 Dec 2008, 16:34
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Well Marius, I've had 60 pounds so I can book a block of 6 lessons with someone who charges 10 pounds (10 'quid' as we British use as a slang word for a pound!!!) in the New Year! I hope you don't get any bad headaches over Christmas, Marius - its the last thing you want for Christmas :( I've paid ...
by Marius
23 Dec 2008, 15:41
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

I'm gonna pay some bills :( so not very exciting, poo!! But I had some money for my birthday so I've got to start shopping around for piano teachers in the New Year as I want to go back to having lessons. What teachers charge for a 1/2 hour lesson varies - you can get some teachers charging 9 pound...
by Marius
23 Dec 2008, 10:52
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

dave brum wrote:its quiite mild here in the UK, Marius! I've not had the heating on at all day today!

How are you today, dear Marius? Do you go to the cabin often then?
Im fine today :)

Yeah, almost every weekend Dave :)

What are you gonna do today then?
by Marius
22 Dec 2008, 19:50
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

HO HO DAVE :)

Whats up? Im at the cabin now. Has been snowstorm some days now. A little cool :D
by Marius
18 Dec 2008, 19:52
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Swedish band, called The refreshments! Much swing/boogie music.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-wyd6BKwhM

Swing it Dave ! :)
by Marius
18 Dec 2008, 13:24
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Hehehe :lol: We`re not behaving so bad Dave..OR?? :lol:
by Marius
17 Dec 2008, 23:25
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

...and she serves up HUGE portions of food to her guests. She did a lovely rack of roast beef with onion and garlic oil, and pavlova with a topping of passionfruit, lychees and raspberry ripple!!! I'm really surprised after all that lovely cooking she's not seriously overweight!!! Hehehe, yeah :D S...
by Marius
17 Dec 2008, 21:45
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Poor little Marius :( Never mind, I'm thinking of you, my friend This is just a quick one as at 20.30 utc, Nigella Lawson is on BBC2 TV. She is not just a TV cook, she's so stylish and VERY attractive and young looking for someone in her 40s! Thanks Dave :oops: I know, Nigella looks young to be in ...
by Marius
17 Dec 2008, 21:16
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Yeah Mariussssss! I used to LOVE the Christmas hols when I was at school, besides my birthday is the 21st so I always had that day off school (except for just the one year :( ) Are you off school today then?? And how are you feeling? No, i have been on school today :) Im feeling ok. But i have head...
by Marius
17 Dec 2008, 13:02
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

dave brum wrote:When do your Christmas holidays start at school, Marius?
On friday :D 2 days on school! And we get 2 weeks of christmas holiday :) Great!!
by Marius
16 Dec 2008, 23:02
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

ebonyivory wrote:I started having lessons in April 2007. My husband bought me a good piano in August 2007. I took my first exam last month. I had no music knowledge before that so it has been difficult. I wish I had started when I was young.
Oh, just practise a lot, and you will be better every day!! :)
by Marius
16 Dec 2008, 22:54
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

ebonyivory wrote:Hi Marius

I meant, have you been playing for long?

Are you new to piano?
Oh, now i understand.

I have been playing piano some years. What about you?
by Marius
16 Dec 2008, 20:59
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Yeah, that's in Dorset and I live in Wales so even though you're probably talking less than 200km, there are no straight roads leading anywhere from here, or motorways so it would take me ages to get there :( I gotta do some more practise before bed, want to try out some classical pieces (easy ones...
by Marius
16 Dec 2008, 20:52
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Give me an M Give me an A Give me an R Give me anI Give me a U Give me an S How are you tonite my pal? PS I'd love to go to that Boogie Woogie festival too but its quite a long way from me :( Heheh :lol: Im watching something on the TV now :) And try to play some Jazz chords on piano. Oh, its a lon...
by Marius
16 Dec 2008, 19:38
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Hello again Marius! Looked on the map of Norway. We visited Voss which is a couple of hours from Bergen, so not near you. We hope to go back there. How far along with your piano playing are you? Do you have similar grades of exams in Norway? Kim. (Yes my name can sound Norwegian, especially if you ...
by Marius
16 Dec 2008, 09:22
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

dave brum wrote:Whats this UK Boogie Festival then, Marius? And where is it? I cannot say I've ever heard of it :?
Okey. Look at this page Dave : http://www.ukboogiewoogiefestival.co.uk/

Boogie!! :D
by Marius
15 Dec 2008, 22:49
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Okey, no problem Dave :) Its a corps from Scotland there too :)
by Marius
15 Dec 2008, 22:35
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Hiya Marius? How was today. And so glad that Kim has joined us too. Kim passed her Grade 1 Piano with merit two weeks ago. The same exam that I want to do soon Im fine thanks :) And you? Do you wanna see the norwegian music army? Norwegian Tattoo 2008. Was on TV on saturday. But its on the web-tv n...
by Marius
15 Dec 2008, 22:13
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

ebonyivory wrote:Hi! I would like to gate crash!

Hello Marius, it seems you live in Norway. My family and I visited Norway in April this year. It was lovely.

Are you happy to say where in Norway you live?

Kim.
Hey Kim. Your name sounds norwegian :)

I live in Skien, 2 houres from Oslo.
by Marius
15 Dec 2008, 15:02
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Yeah, would be realy cool and visit you :D

Maybe visit UK Boogie Woogie Festival also ? :)
by Marius
14 Dec 2008, 22:44
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Yeah it was funny. Sarah gets everywhere but Sophie (other cat) is a lot less active. I've posted some pics of Sophie and sarah on one of the forums, have you seen them? I like Zanto by the way. I'm just going to go off this page for 5 minutes or so because I want to show my wife something. So I mi...
by Marius
14 Dec 2008, 22:33
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Last year was fun! I put up the tree and the fairy lights, switched on the lights and our little black cat immediately attacked the fairy lights and had the tree on the floor - very dangerous for Sarah (cat) so I had to take the tree down again to be safe. Your rottweiler would have both our cats f...
by Marius
14 Dec 2008, 22:23
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

HHmm, my wife is 42 and she doesn't look it. She's with me now! Seems funny to think I'll be 40 next year!!! My hair is going bald so I probably look older. Have you got your Christmas tree up yet? Unfortunately we can't have one in our house because our cats will attack it :( Hehehe. I dont like c...
by Marius
14 Dec 2008, 22:09
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Yeah I've started listening to classical music, especially piano music as my playing gets better. But I've always liked black music, jazz, soul, reggae etc. But I'll always remember that Orb session, makes me feel about 20 again!!! BTW I'll be 39 next Sunday - old man now!! Yeah, i can also listen ...
by Marius
14 Dec 2008, 22:02
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Go to Youtube and put in 'bassomatic fascinating rhythm' and you'll see several mixes of it. Have a look also at 'the orb pulsating' I remember this outfit's session on the John Peel show on Radio 1 in 1990 - I had just left home and got a job up in Shrewsbury at the time. And I had a car!!! The be...
by Marius
14 Dec 2008, 21:54
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Dear Marius I have never had an operation in my life so I know I'll be really SCARED when I've got to go and have one some time in the future So I really do feel for you, Marius my friend When have you got to go and have it done? I'm downloading a dance tune by Bassomatic right now. Yeah, thank you...
by Marius
14 Dec 2008, 21:33
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

I've finished cleaning now, Marius! Its so difficult to keep a nice clean house when you've got 2 cats shedding their hairs all over the place :( Right now then I can at last do some piano practise, and maybe some Grade 1 scales and arpeggios. My hands smell nice though. Like Cif!! Hehehe, sounds g...
by Marius
12 Dec 2008, 18:29
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

hey Marius jkl Just got your message. I've been away from the computer and the piano all afternoon because I've been cleaning the house! So much so that my hands feel really rough! I think I'll have to stick some handcream on them tonight! What you up2? Oh, yeah it christmas time. My mum was also c...
by Marius
12 Dec 2008, 15:51
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

dave brum wrote:Great :) And how was my Merry Christmas in Norsk then?
Coulden`t be better :D
by Marius
11 Dec 2008, 22:54
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

Hey Marius, give yourself a chance, you're only 17!!! Even Elton John and Jools Holland had to start somewhere! JH's annual 'Hootenanny' is on again on New Years Eve, on BBC 2. I always try to record it. Kate Nash (British singer-pianist from London) was on there last year. I don't really like her ...
by Marius
10 Dec 2008, 12:01
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

dave brum wrote:Heres an idea - why don't you have your own Youtube channel so we can all see you playing!!

You could call yourself Marius MagicHands or something :D :D
Hehe, thats an idea. But i dont know Dave..hmm. Im not so good yet!

Maybe NorwegianBoogieboy? :lol:
by Marius
10 Dec 2008, 11:31
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

What are you doing tonight, Marius? My wife is watching a football DVD downstairs - and her team is playing tonight so it might be on BBC Radio 5 Live (UK wide news and sport radio station) later on. I posted your card today. I have never posted anything to go outside the UK before in my life! and ...
by Marius
08 Dec 2008, 19:47
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

No problem Dave :)
by Marius
08 Dec 2008, 17:03
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: THE DAVE 'N' MARIUS PIANO SHOW
Replies: 299
Views: 57117

You havent send me that song?