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Debussy: Prelude No. 1 in F Major

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Claude Debussy - Suite Bergamasque :
Prelude, No. 1
Prelude  No. 1  in F Major by Debussy piano sheet music
Key: F Major Year: -
Level: 7 Period: Impressionism
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xx Debussy Suite Bergamasque, Prelude--big reaches
April 23, 2009, 10:39:11 AM by scottmcc

I'm currently working on this piece as my main focus.  My trouble lies in the numerous very large chords for the left hand.  I can reach a tenth, and don't have trouble playing measure 3 (F C A), for instance, but when I get to measure 28 (F# B A then E B G#), my fingers don't make it.  clearly at least some of the chords in this piece are unreachable, like measure 78 (Bb F G D), and hence rolled, but my question is, how are people managing the other big ones?  are they using their right hand to supplement (impossible for measure 80 though)?  Are they using one finger to hit 2 notes (ie measure 79 G C D Bb)?  or are they just omitting notes?


xx Debussy - "Suite Bergamasque" Prelude
August 29, 2005, 01:46:02 AM by pianohopper

Recorded using Adobe Audition and Griffin technology's iMic, on August 10th, 2004, with a Roland piano which I do not remember the model number.
comments welcome -- i have thick skin, dn't be afraid to be critical!

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