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Daniel Barenboim describes music as different from human interaction through speech. If two people cross talk each other, then neither understands the other. Conversation only works if one talks and one listens and then switch roles. In music, the conversation isn’t verbal, so each participant’s voice is heard and understood at the same time. Hear him explain this musical principle. Read more >>

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pianistcellist
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« on: May 14, 2011, 09:53:01 PM »

If one needs an "etude of virtuosity," which Scriabin etudes would fit the bill? So many of them are so short can they stand up to things like the trancendentals?
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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2011, 03:34:37 AM »

Besides the famous D sharp minor one?
I would say the G sharp minor one..http://imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/e/ee/IMSLP02933-Scriabin_-_Etude_Op.8_No.9.pdf
Note the (pppp) at the end, quite interesting.
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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2011, 01:30:53 PM »

what is 'virtuosity' in the first place... only fast dazzling technique?
Well, to answer your question in terms of what competitions ask, I think from opus 8 numbers 3, 7, 9, 10 and 12 are for sure ok. I don't really know the opus 42 well by heard, but number 5 fits as well.
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« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2011, 05:54:30 PM »

Besides the famous D sharp minor one?
I would say the G sharp minor one..http://imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/e/ee/IMSLP02933-Scriabin_-_Etude_Op.8_No.9.pdf
Note the (pppp) at the end, quite interesting.

I agree, I love the G sharp minor one! It's about 5 minutes long which at least I wouldn't classify as short. It's also pretty unknown and very virtuosic with all those octaves.
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« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2011, 02:58:51 PM »

look at Op 65
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