well i've decided to postpone on the tempest sonata. so how hard is the scriabin etude in comparison to the op. 31 no. 2 sonata? i haven't looked at it. it sounds hard it sounds heartwrenching i want to cry i love martha argerich/horowitz's versions. im rambling.
So, looking at the bass part, there are several times where very high notes occur, typically A# or B which would be around the middle of the treble staff if notated there. The question is, should these notes be played by the LH, or should they be taken by the RH which is well placed to do so?
Is the latter solution a "sensible" thing to do, or is it "a cop-out"? I can see the arguments for dividing wide-span arpeggios between the hands, but equally there's a beauty in the challenge of taking the LH leaps. If the latter, what LH finger/thumb would you use?
The score above, although fingered, specifically leaves this question open...
Has anyone played this Etude ?? I want to know its difficulty and some guidelines and tips for tackling it. If you compared it to Chopin Etudes, where will it rate ?? Near op.10 no.3, op.25 no.1 or near op.25 no.6 and op.10 no.1 ??
Please help me rank the following pieces in the order of least to most difficult:
Chopin Etude 25/10 in Bminor Liszt TE no.12 Chasse-Neige Rach Etude 39/1 in Cminor Alkan Etude no.7 Finale Schubert/Liszt Transcription - Erlkonig Scriabin Etude 8/12 in D#minor Scriabin Etude 42/5 in C#minor Prokofiev Suggestions Diabolique Beethoven Sonata Tempest - 3rd movement
I recently got a copy of the recording of a small concert I participated in last year, and since it was the first time to have myself recorded live, I thought to post something here. The sound is not really good, the piano was not good(...) and I am not sure if I was any good either. But, you know, it's my first recording, I am happy about it...
Anyway, any comments and suggestions would be appreciated.
can anyone who has played this tell me how they approached the left hand part?
i'm referring specifically to notes like the 4th note (A#) of the 2nd bar, and the 4th note of the 4th bar (B), where Scriabin writes those notes in the range of where your right hand would be playing.
do you take those notes in the right hand, or do you attempt to leap the left hand over?
i was taking it in the right hand, until a friend of mine commented that if you cheat on etude, then its not an etude anymore.
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