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The Polonaises, with their “cannon buried in flowers,” in Schumann’s words, have become symbolic and poignant evocations of an oppressed people. Listen to Rafal Blechacz playing the Polonaise in A-flat major Op. 53 “Heroique” in a live broadcast from the Polish Television. Read more >>

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Author Topic: Minor thirds double note passages (don Juan or Chopin g #minor etc)  (Read 221 times)
diomedes
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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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« 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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