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Topic: Grade level for Schumann's Liebeslied?  (Read 2102 times)

Offline lani

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Grade level for Schumann's Liebeslied?
on: September 30, 2004, 09:42:56 PM
Would someone kindly let us know approximate grade level for this piece?  Is it one of Schumann's most difficult pieces?  Thanks, Lani

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Re: Grade level for Schumann's Liebeslied?
Reply #1 on: October 01, 2004, 03:40:46 AM
Do you mean the piano transcritpion by Liszt of Liebeslied (Widmung op. 25 no.1)?

Or the piano accompaniment to the song?

The piano accompaniment is easier than the transcription. Both are difficult (around grade 7/8 would be my guess), but they are not the most difficult pieces that Schumann wrote.

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Bernhard
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Lizst transcription of Liebeslied
Reply #2 on: October 01, 2004, 07:35:52 PM
Thanks, Bernhard.  Would you have any comments about any special considerations/or challenges if my daughter would like to play this piece?  She is playing some level 7 pieces, and would like to consider this one as her next challenge (if appropriate).  Her teacher recommends a Lizst or Schumann piece. He is working with her on the Malaguena (but had to slightly adjust the fingering because her hand span was not quite long enough for the first section of the piece).  I looked for information in the archives, but nothing came up.  Your advice is much appreciated.  Regards,Lani
 

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