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Topic: Portato/articulated legato in Chopin Mazurka op. 24 no. 1(?)  (Read 1325 times)

Offline chopin4lyfe

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Hi, everybody.

I've been attempting to play the Chopin Mazurka op. 24 no. 1: https://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/a/a7/IMSLP113864-PMLP02282-FChopin_Mazurkas__Op.24_BH3.pdf

I'm confused about a few things in this piece. One of them being, it says it should be played legato as well as staccato (e.g. measure 16). Can anyone tell me, how it should be played?

Thanks in advance :)

Offline coke

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According to the videos on Youtube, I think there are of course not staccato. And not a normal legato as well.
I think there are like two steps to the half note. Like dancing. Like Mazurka! :D

Hope this help.

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