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Prokofiev: Piano Concerto 3 Op. 26 in C Major

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Sergey Prokofiev - Concertos :
Piano Concerto 3, Op. 26
Piano Concerto 3 Op. 26  in C Major by Prokofiev piano sheet music
Key: C Major Published: 1921
Level: 8+ Period: Modern
piano sheet music Piano score: Scanned score (13209 kB)


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xx Prokofiev Concerto No.3 Third Movement - Coda
May 04, 2010, 05:27:18 AM by invictious

Been listening to this again (I remember back then I used to listen to this movement over and over again), now this time with the score.

Of course, Prokofiev's immense genius can be condensed into the coda, i.e. after the slower middle section in the third movement of the third piano concerto. If I had to represent Prokofiev with one passage, it would be that. It will be so many years before another genius comes and composes something as brilliant as that (Shostokovich's first cello concerto and E flat MAJOR).

I just have a few questions after watching a few pianists perform it with 'ease', out of curiosity.

The score does not look that complex, but I imagine bringing it up to tempo would be very difficult. This is true for one who is not accustomed to Prokofiev's manner of composition. The awkward left hand also adds to the problem.

The brioso parts, e.g. scales/arpeggios, where some performers usually just approximate with glissandos, I imagine having fat fingers would definitely help.

After that it is RELATIVELY straightforward, with more fat-finger-passages, octave work for both hands.

The tricky part again would be the page before the last, with "chord-bashing", reminiscent of Rachmaninov's Prelude op.3 no.2 in C# minor.

Anyone who has learned this concerto, or at least this section? Care to share how you tackled your worst nightmares?


xx Argerich and the Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No.3
October 10, 2010, 10:23:46 AM by jericho

Just recently discovered this video on YouTube and found it quite stunning. Argerich played the 3rd movement of Prokofiev's 3rd Piano Concerto in just 2 minutes (so much faster than another video of Argerich playing the same concerto. Comments?




xx Ravel Concerto in G major or Prokofiev Concerto No.3?
March 14, 2011, 07:44:53 AM by wilmerguido

I need to pick a concerto to learn for a competition. I also need a contemporary piece, and I wouldn't want to play a contemporary piece composed by the same person who composed my concerto. So... Can you suggest a good combination for the competition.

Concerti:
Ravel in G major
Prokofiev No.3

Contemporary Pieces suggested by my teacher
Ravel Toccata
Ravel Jeux d'eau
Ravel Alborada del Grazioso
Ravel Une barque sur l'ocean
Prokofiev Sonata No.3
Bartok 2 Romanian Dances Op. 8a

If i will play the ravel concerto, I wouldn't want to play the other ravel pieces as my contemporary piece, but then if i will play the prokofiev concerto, I wouldn't want to play the prokofiev sonata anymore. But there's always bartok's romanian dances Smiley


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