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Why is Bach so hard?! (Read 29908 times)

Offline rachmaninoff_forever

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Re: Why is Bach so hard?!
«Reply #50 on: March 31, 2016, 04:41:52 PM »
Rereading my earlier posts are so embarassing
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Re: Why is Bach so hard?!
«Reply #51 on: March 31, 2016, 04:54:51 PM »
Okay so the prelude was OKAY, it was quite a hassle for me learning it, but whatever.  But the fugue is really starting to get to me.  Why is his stuff so hard?!  It's not like technically challenging or anything, but what the heck?!  I'm so confused, I don't even know what exactly the problems I'm having with his music!  It's like there's a wall that prevents me from learning his music?  What the heck is going on?!  His music is so weird, It will take me an extra long time for me to learn the notes, because I can't sightread half a measure of Bach's music, and once I learn them, I can't even play them properly!  I'm starting to get really mad that I can't learn this extra small four minute long piece.  It's literally been a whole month, I've spent WAY too much time on this!!! >:(

It's the prelude and fugue in A flat major from Book one by the way.
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Offline pencilart3

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Re: Why is Bach so hard?!
«Reply #52 on: March 31, 2016, 08:31:03 PM »
1. You are very vulnerable while playing and all mistakes (rhythmic mistakes, not making notes come down together, just plain missing a note) are very noticeable.

2. Each hand requires equal concentration and there are no 'easy parts' in Bach.
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