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Gould’s Favourite Piece but not his Favourite Piano

Neither of the two Gould recordings of J.S. Bach´s Goldberg Variations (1955 and 1981) were made on Gould´s favourite instrument. The Aria is played here on a Yamaha grand, shortly before Gould´s death in October 1982. Read more >>

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Author Topic: Minor thirds double note passages (don Juan or Chopin g #minor etc)  (Read 398 times)
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« on: October 13, 2017, 03:37:07 PM »

I'm finding big scales in thirds going down to be much easier than ascending. I believe when I was doing the Busoni arrangement of campanella he had an ascending thirds passage where he took some notes out. I played it long ago so I can't determine if it was an actual simplification.

Anyone with experience on this or some ideas on removing notes going up?
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Ravel, Alborada del Gracioso
Schumann, Kreisleriana
Scriabin, Sonata nr.3
Liszt, Don Juan
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« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2017, 09:25:41 PM »

I think it's better to figure out the technique and do it properly instead.
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