all this talk about virtuos's go me to thinking. how fast do some of the members here play?

i can play a three ocatave major scale run in c in about 1 sec and a half.  

has anyone else ever timed themselves?

just curious. yea i know it a rather superfical question, but oh well, i'm bored. humour me! :)

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i have been clocked at 179.63 miles per hour.
i can play all 52 white keys in a row with one fingernail in less than a half second.
my midi player plays even faster...
yeah...but how slow can you play?  betcha can't.
no i can't play slow.
i always measure speed in terms of eighth notes played at metronome markings like 300 bpm, not how many octaves i can play in 1.5 seconds.  

i personaly don't much like listening to fast tempos, that's partly why i am not a big eldar fan.
i can play half-assd
i can play the minute waltz in 30 seconds.

one interesting point:
martha argerich is the only pianist (i know of) that fit the entire liszt sonata onto one side of an lp.
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