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Topic: Which piece should I learn??  (Read 3582 times)

Offline chickenbunny

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Which piece should I learn??
on: December 15, 2010, 05:15:42 AM
I'm deciding whether is learn Liebestraum: Nocturne no 3 by Franz Liszt or Moment Musical opus 16 no 4 by Rachmaninov.. which do you like more? and which one do you think is easier to learn?
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Offline worov

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Re: Which piece should I learn??
Reply #1 on: December 15, 2010, 04:05:13 PM
Which one do you like more ? My opinion doesn't matter. I'm not going to learn the piece, you are. Ask yourself the question : Which one do you like more ? It's only your opinion that matters.

About difficulty, this is very subjective. I have not played any of the pieces, so I can't really answer. I'd say that the Rach might be the most advanced of the two, but I could be wrong. Other people with more exwperience will give a better answer.

Offline emilye

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Re: Which piece should I learn??
Reply #2 on: December 15, 2010, 07:58:48 PM
I suppose that Rachmaninov is more difficult. I prefer 4 moment musical (N. Lugansky - in my opinion the best performance) and I think it will be good choice. This piece is really amazing, fast, beautiful and interesting.

Now playing:
Prokofiev - Sonate in d-minor op. 14
Bach/Busoni - Chaccone in d-minor
Bach - II Partita in c-minor
F. Chopin - Barcarole in F sharp major, Op. 60
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Offline sjeon

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Re: Which piece should I learn??
Reply #3 on: April 11, 2011, 07:47:25 AM
Rach's wasn't that hard for me.

Offline lostinidlewonder

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Re: Which piece should I learn??
Reply #4 on: April 11, 2011, 07:55:52 AM
The Rach is many times harder than the Liszt, by far, is the OP trying to joke around with us or something? I don't like the Liszt because it is one of the most over played pieces in the piano repertoire.
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Offline invictious

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Re: Which piece should I learn??
Reply #5 on: April 11, 2011, 07:56:33 AM
In terms of technical difficulty I am relatively certain that the Liebestraume is easier. Of course, you must take into account how the Liebestraume is overplayed.

If you are up for a challenge I would recommend that MM no.4. I think I will set myself on learning that piece soon. It is indeed an exhilarating piece to listen to! I also like Luganksy's interpretation.
Bach - Partita No.2
Scriabin - Etude 8/12
Debussy - L'isle Joyeuse
Liszt - Un Sospiro

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Prokofiev - Toccata

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