i've started to study Brahms' op.79 n1 Rhapsody, but i'm having a lot of trouble with those annoying triplets on the right hand.... what's the appropiate fingering for that?? (i tryed 3-2-1 and 1/5 for the octave.....could that work?? i find it impossible to play...... helppppppppppp
Does anybody have any tips on playing this? I'm just starting it and it doesn't seem to be technically too difficult, but I'm more curious about bringing out the melody in the quiet sections. I really like Martha Argerich's version of this which is what inspired me to start learning it:
I'm new on this forum, but I have signed up a month ago. So, this is my very first post here, and I would like to share my latest videos on youtube. I would be happy if you can listen and leave a comment, any comments (even bad ones!) are accepted...
I am 43 years old, and I'm an amateur. I began to learn when I was 6, and never interrupted the piano practise. I work without a teacher since 20 years. By the way, I live in France (Paris) and I'm sorry for my poor english.
These recordings have been made with the silent system (piano Kawai), so the sound seems to be low compared to other videos. Sorry for this too!
Just wondering about the tempo for the Brahms Rhapsody in b minor. It's marked agitato, and in my opinion it shouldn't necessarily be played very fast. (Argerich, as an example, has quite a speedy take on it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VchnVmlYI04.) Has anyone of you played this - and what is your preferred tempo? Any particularly good recordings that I should look out for?
I've been working on Brahms' Rhapsody No 1 for a couple weeks and have almost learned all the notes and am able to play it at a brisk tempo. Although there is much more for me to do with the piece beyond the notes, I'd like to start something new alongside the Rhapsody. The Rhapsody was already intended to be a pretty difficult piece for me and is the most difficult piece I have yet played. I'd like to try something even more difficult. I'm looking for a piece a bit harder than the Rhapsody, but not too much more difficult, from the Romantic period, and somewhere between 10-20 minutes in length. Any composer is fine, except Brahms as I really don't want to learn 3 of his pieces in a row.
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