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Topic: Aria (Goldberg) and Nuages Gris  (Read 6604 times)

Offline fred792k

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Aria (Goldberg) and Nuages Gris
on: February 13, 2011, 07:31:10 PM

I'm quite new to a piano, half a year so far.
My repertoire consists of

Of Foreign Lands and People
Chopin prelude 7
Chopin Largo E-flat major
Bach prelude C major
Moonlight Sonata mvt. 1.

The next pieces I'm looking at is Goldberg Variations "Aria", and Liszt's Nuages gris. I can play a minute of each of them so far, but am I good enough to finish them both?
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Offline brogers70

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Re: Aria (Goldberg) and Nuages Gris
Reply #1 on: February 14, 2011, 05:35:28 AM
I think the thing you'll find hard about the Goldberg Aria is coordinating the ornaments in one hand with moving voices in the other. I'd suggest going for an easier bit of Bach, like one of the two part inventions. The C major invention is pretty straightforward. The C minor involves some trills and other ornaments played while the other voice is moving, but it's not as hard as the Aria.

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