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Topic: What etudes should I play?  (Read 2259 times)

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What etudes should I play?
on: July 15, 2017, 01:31:48 PM
Hi guys,

I would like to ask you for some advices about etudes.
Currently I am working on:

Debbusy's Arabesque no. 1
Chopin's nocturne in C-sharp minor op. posth
Chopin's waltz in c-sharp minor op. 64 no. 2
Albeniz Pavana Capricho op. 12

I need two etudes around this level. Do you have any ideas? I would like them to be "interesting", that's the only requirement :)

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #1 on: July 15, 2017, 02:10:41 PM
What sny of us may find interesting you might consider very uninteresting .... at least that happens to me frequently  

That being you might look at this Henslet etude
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NkERvCHs95k  

Or Scriabin

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uz3TqZtAkeQ 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=w8OOvbZ74RA

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #2 on: July 15, 2017, 03:11:35 PM
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Super duper interesting to me
Lota of great choices in both boom 1 and book 2[2 sets make up the collection sort of like Chopin has two main big sets]

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #3 on: July 15, 2017, 05:59:08 PM

Several to choose, he also etudes on thirds sixths sevenths and octave-unisons

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #4 on: July 15, 2017, 10:48:59 PM
Anything from the 5 Brahms studies / "etudes"
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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #5 on: July 16, 2017, 12:24:12 PM
Thank you guys for your replies!
Your pieces are indeed interesting but, they're all on the level 8+ and for now they might be a little bit too tough (I mean Brahms and Scriabin).
I would rather choose something on the level 7 - 8 :)

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #6 on: July 16, 2017, 01:59:16 PM
Look at Burgmuller or maybe a Chopin etude like op 10 no 6 and 25 no 2 for example.
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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #7 on: July 16, 2017, 02:22:22 PM
Not sure what op poster meams w level 8+ 7  8 etc
The Dvorak etude i posted first is most definitely around late intermediate to early advanced at most

Similar here, it is fast but the actual writing of the piece isnt so bad, alwaya liked this little Tchaikovsky etude [op 40 no 1], below Pletnev plays and nails it

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #8 on: July 16, 2017, 02:27:11 PM
Another set w underplayed gems, Arensky. Yep.

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #9 on: July 16, 2017, 02:29:47 PM
Macdowell...

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #10 on: July 16, 2017, 02:34:48 PM
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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #11 on: July 16, 2017, 02:37:06 PM
Reinecke wrote 24 for op 121, has some really cool ones, worth exploring
 

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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #12 on: July 16, 2017, 02:39:20 PM
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Re: What etudes should I play?
Reply #13 on: July 16, 2017, 02:58:30 PM
The 5 Severac etudes are really cool, good options






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