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Topic: liebestraum 3 rhythm  (Read 1725 times)

Offline steve

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liebestraum 3 rhythm
on: July 01, 2004, 02:01:41 AM
Is it just me, or do so many people - well-known performers included - play this in entirely the wrong time signature? (ie they play in 12/8 rather than 6/4).

I've heard so many recordings where the rhythm is clearly being played as 1 & a 2 & a 3 & a 4 & a; but as far as I can see the piece is definitely in 6/4, so it should be 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 &.

Is my edition wrong?

Offline allchopin

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Re: liebestraum 3 rhythm
Reply #1 on: July 01, 2004, 02:33:15 AM
The 6/4 shouldn't exactly affect the sound of the piece, but the writing.  Plus there shoudn't be strict pulsing anyway unless it is written.
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