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Topic: Opinions on Chopin op 25 n 6  (Read 1287 times)

Offline Souza

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Opinions on Chopin op 25 n 6
on: August 08, 2005, 03:26:22 PM
What  sounds better in bar-42 Studie op. 25 n.6 - Chopin? #F ou #G ?

Some urtext editions have the  #G/#D...instead #F/#D as in majority editions.



Also in bars 7 and 8,  the majority  editions has in right hand's thirds an #A ...some others editions as Cortot, has an natural A. 

Pianists plays in both forms, but I guess predominates as in Cortot's.

Any opinion?  What sounds better?

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Offline allchopin

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Re: Opinions on Chopin op 25 n 6
Reply #1 on: August 08, 2005, 07:14:45 PM
I have always played F#, so to me it sounds more correct.  However, my theory is telling me it should probably be a G# because the left hand chord is B#, D#, implied G#, and A natural (just a 9-8 suspension).  This would make the chord a V9 of the current tonicization of c#-.  Can someone back me up on this?

I also play the A# - I have equal numbers of recordings of both ways. 

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