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Topic: Questions on my piece.  (Read 1121 times)

Offline frida181

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Questions on my piece.
on: July 09, 2016, 09:28:30 PM
I have two questions about my piece. In the picture attached, in the last measure, the two last chords played by left hand there are two small sixteenth notes attached on the bottom. What are those and how do you play them? And what notes would I have to play in the chord for the left hand with the double sharp sign(the x symbol)? Thank you!

Offline keypeg

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Re: Questions on my piece.
Reply #1 on: July 09, 2016, 09:32:10 PM
The x symbol is a double sharp.  If one sharp raises a note by a semitone/half step, then a double sharp raises it by a whole tone / whole step.  Ax = B, Gx = A etc.

Offline 109natsu

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Re: Questions on my piece.
Reply #2 on: July 10, 2016, 02:53:03 AM
I actually have never seen that
the two last chords played by left hand there are two small sixteenth notes attached on the bottom.
thing...

That is weird. Have you looked at other editions on the piece? They might have different notations. Or, you can ask one of the teachers here for help.

(Try surfing on imslp.org)

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Natsu Ozawa
Bloomington, IN

Offline frida181

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Re: Questions on my piece.
Reply #3 on: July 10, 2016, 03:26:43 AM
Hey since both the Fs are sharps in the chord (as indicated by the key signature) would it be g sharp ? or just g?

Offline mjames

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Re: Questions on my piece.
Reply #4 on: July 10, 2016, 03:44:47 AM
g natural

Offline andrewuk

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Re: Questions on my piece.
Reply #5 on: July 10, 2016, 08:08:38 AM
I actually have never seen that thing...

That is weird. Have you looked at other editions on the piece? They might have different notations. Or, you can ask one of the teachers here for help.

(Try surfing on imslp.org)

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Natsu Ozawa
Bloomington, IN


I think the small notes indicate pedalling: pedal up on the first semiquaver (i.e. at the start of the chord) and down on the second.
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