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Chopin Etude Op 10-2 (Read 2736 times)

Offline Airbum88

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Chopin Etude Op 10-2
« on: January 30, 2004, 12:10:13 AM »
How hard is this piece?  I would like to know before I decide to whether practice this piece or not.

I can already play Raindrop Prelude.

Thanks

piano sheet music of Etude


Offline eddie92099

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Re: Chopin Etude Op 10-2
«Reply #1 on: January 30, 2004, 01:24:40 AM »
Well, it is considerably harder than that,
Ed

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Re: Chopin Etude Op 10-2
«Reply #2 on: January 30, 2004, 04:03:16 AM »
When you say considerable does it mean a lot?

Offline chopiabin

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Re: Chopin Etude Op 10-2
«Reply #3 on: January 30, 2004, 04:34:56 AM »
It is typically considered one of the hardest Chopin etudes. Horowitz said that he could never get this one right. It doesn't sound terribly difficult, but one essentially must be able to play fast, fluid chromatic scales with only four and five while holding down other notes with the other fingers.

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Re: Chopin Etude Op 10-2
«Reply #4 on: January 30, 2004, 04:56:51 AM »
Hmm.....maybe I should pass on this one

what about Op 10-3

it sounds nice and well known tune

Offline Jemmers

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Re: Chopin Etude Op 10-2
«Reply #5 on: January 30, 2004, 01:08:47 PM »
That is technically easy. But you should be prepared to work on the musicality of it.

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Re: Chopin Etude Op 10-2
«Reply #6 on: January 31, 2004, 12:27:02 AM »
Touch, tone, and color are the most important part of op.10,#3. It really is an exercise in musicality and interpretation.