It's time to post our final Chopet recordings, right? Here is 10/5.
I would appreciate any feedback. I learned this piece months ago and have continued to work on increasing the speed and improving the musicality. Does it feel rushed? Please let me know if you have any suggestions to make it better.
Played on a K Kawai Grand and recorded on my phone.
I am a 30-year-old amateur player. I used to enjoy learning classical pieces as a teenager with my teacher but for the past 10 years have spent most of my piano time accompanying and playing the organ at church. A little over a year ago, I inherited the family piano from my parents and began teaching lessons to beginners. I have also rediscoverd my love for classical music and cannot stay away from the piano. To be honest, I am not familiar with many of the "classics", but I'm learning about them all the time on Piano Street.
I heard Chopin's Etude Op. 10 No. 5 for the first time a few months ago and wanted so badly to learn to play it myself. I think it's almost done - there are a lot of mistakes still, but I've been practicing slowly to make sure I'm getting everything just right and it feels like I'm close!
This piece is not a finished product, by any means. That's why I put it in the Student's Corner instead of the Audition Room for now. It's just that I've been working so hard on this etude and really wish I had a teacher to critique what I'm doing and how my progress is. If you all would be so kind to listen and give me some advice and ideas and point out things to work on, I would really appreciate it! I plan to play this at my students' recital in April - and there will be a professional recording made, so I want to get this to a good performance level. This video was recorded by my son, so it's not the best...and I don't have black hair; that's the lens cap getting in the way. My camera is not the best and does not pick up the differences in dynamics. I do play with dynamics, but you can't really tell from the recording.
Hi this is my dodgy attempt at playing Black Keys etude op.10 no 5 by Chopin. This is the first piece I have tried of this difficulty, I'm 15, and I'd love some advice, because I know it's definitely far from perfect.
Hi, in my copy of Chopin's 10-5, in bar 65 LH there is a low D acciaccatura and then D-A-D-G.
Please tell me that is suppose to be a rolled chord??!
I note in the RH that there is an infinitesimally small rest after the top E. Is this to give me time to finish striking the LH notes before moving down the black notes with my RH ?
Thanks, John p.s. Any pointers to keeping this piece light and lively in the RH? I find I may be going faster than my ability and it can sound a bit slurred and/or I introduce slight legato's over "easy" bits then staccato over the reaches.
hello everyone i been learning piano for the las 5 years ,i want to learn etude 5 ,but my teacher said that im not ready for it ,but i want to learn it because i love the piece any advice in how to go about it ,how to practice .
Man I was working through it today... And I got to measure 75... And I just have to say... WHAT THE HECK? I can't seem to reach that F I just am not even getting close. I tried hitting it with my right hand but thats just as impossible. I really don't want to leave a note out! I want to play it right! This is really disappointing... It's just way out of my reach... I can barely reach a 9th musically and a 10th (which this is) is just way out my grasp. What do I do? Someone else ever have this problem?
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