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The New List of Instructive Editions

At the Music Education Expo in London last week, we received a lot of positive feedback from piano teachers and students who had successfully used Piano Street’s Instructive Editions to improve the learning process. You can easily find the pieces having instructive editions on the new list. Read more >>

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Question: Beethoven 32 Variations or Mendelssohn Variations Serieuse
Beethoven - 0 (0%)
Mendelssohn - 1 (100%)
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pianorahrah
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« on: August 21, 2017, 05:21:48 AM »

Let's see how this turns out.
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 10:51:05 AM »

Both, but the Beethoven 2nd so it can wake you up from from the Mendelssohn snooze fest.
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 04:37:31 PM »

 It is said that later in his life he heard a friend practicing it. After listening for some time he said "Whose is that?" "Yours," was the answer. "Mine? That piece of folly mine?" was his retort; "Oh, Beethoven, what an ass you were in those days!"' (Alexander Thayer ed. Forbes (1967), "Life of Beethoven Volume II" (Princeton University Press), p. 324).
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