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Up in the Air – Atkinson performs Beethoven

This is a lovely performance on an invisible piano by comedy genius Rowan Atkinson (also known as Mr. Bean). The air piano act include two Beethoven sonatas: the first movement from the Pathétique Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op.13 and the third movement of the Moonlight Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2. Read more >>

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lazlo
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« on: November 01, 2006, 06:06:59 AM »

I am having a hard time gauging how much difficulty it will give me... I m pretty sure that the outer sections technically won't slow me down too much, but, I'm not sure I understand how difficult the agitato really is... or is not... Could someone possibly shed some light on this piece? thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2006, 06:55:51 AM »

Hallo lazlo,

A not so easy piece indeed - traverses all 24 major and minor keys.

Better than anyone explaining, see for yourself the Gilels and Cambry performances of this on YOUTUBE.

Prof K S (Mohan) Narayanan
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Chennai, India
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