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Pollini at 70 Returns to Dresden with Brahms

Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini returned after almost 25 years to the Dresden Staatskapelle and gave his first performance at the Dresden Semperoper ever. The celebrated, 70-year-old pianist played Brahms’ 1st Piano Concerto in D minor, Op. 15. Read more >>

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Author Topic: Rachmaninoff C sharp minor prelude  (Read 2361 times)
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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