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Topic: liszt etude 7 E flat major  (Read 1586 times)

Offline edouard

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liszt etude 7 E flat major
on: May 11, 2004, 11:27:12 AM
People of piano forum who play this piece and others!
i am considering changing a fingering at the 6th bar of 'animato il tempo' (which should be somewhere low down on the third page, which is a E flat minor arpegio). I have the DOver edition (Busoni, its last bar of page 202) and he actually gives two possibilities. I use 125/4/3/2/1/2/3/4/1/2/3/4/1/2/3/4/5
which is fine for medium to fast but it really needs very fast speed and that fingering doesnt allow it given the position of the fingers and the white/black note combination... Does anyone use anything else with success?
i would greatly appreciate some help!
many thanks
edouard

Offline maxy

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Re: liszt etude 7 E flat major
Reply #1 on: May 31, 2004, 10:24:04 PM
I believe the fingering is actually from Liszt himself.  It did work for me.  The same position 3 times. One way or another, you will be stuck with thumb on black keys.  It is a good fingering.  Just be careful with the tumb, it can unbalance the rest of the hand.

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Re: liszt etude 7 E flat major
Reply #2 on: June 01, 2004, 12:31:05 AM
thanks Maxy,
actually i changed my fingering sometime back to 1245 three times and with very slight wrist movement it is a lot more comfortable (i have both fingerings marked on my Busoni edition so i'm not sure which one is from Liszt or both maybe?). of course the thumb must stay on a black note.
anyway, glad to see someone else plays this rather than always the same ones :)
edouard
 

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