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Moonlight Sonata (Read 1882 times)

Offline falling4ever3

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Moonlight Sonata
« on: March 01, 2004, 06:16:56 AM »
Does anybody know what grade Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven is? Also just wondering, how long did it take you to get through the peice and learn it? I would appreciate any feedback, thanks :)

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piano sheet music of Sonata 14 (Moonlight)


Offline mark1

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Re: Moonlight Sonata
«Reply #1 on: March 01, 2004, 06:54:27 AM »
do you mean all three parts or the slow,popular movement?                                             Mark :)
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Re: Moonlight Sonata
«Reply #2 on: March 01, 2004, 07:02:25 AM »
Oops! I posted this thing twice! i only meant to once sry!

and I mean the first movement, the slow popular one :)

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Re: Moonlight Sonata
«Reply #3 on: March 01, 2004, 10:24:25 AM »
Well i believe that the slow movement of the MoonLight Sonata is both easy and also difficult. Its easy as in the notes and everything, you might be able to even play it at first sight at the correct tempo and also fluently. But i believe its a very hard piece to sustain and to even make it sound "right" (well i cannot find the right word to describe what i mean over here). But it does gives many pianists an overall impression of it being a very simple piece, but how many of them can really play it well?

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