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Topic: Beethoven Waldstein Sonata 1st Movement vs Moonlight 3rd Movement  (Read 3095 times)

Offline rovis77

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Hi, Which of these movements is harder and why??
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Offline beethovenfan01

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Re: Beethoven Waldstein Sonata 1st Movement vs Moonlight 3rd Movement
Reply #1 on: November 24, 2017, 05:11:52 PM
Definitely Waldstein. Not by a whole lot, but the Waldstein is longer, more varied in its architecture, and much more difficult to interpret, IMO. That said, while I am very familiar with both pieces, I have never actually learned either of them (at least not mastered enough to perform), so take my words with a grain of salt ...
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Bach Chromatic Fantasie and Fugue
Beethoven Sonata Op. 10 No. 1
Shostakovich Preludes Op. 34
Scriabin Etude Op. 2 No. 1
Liszt Fantasie and Fugue on BACH

Offline tenk

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Re: Beethoven Waldstein Sonata 1st Movement vs Moonlight 3rd Movement
Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 10:51:33 PM
Wow, I can't believe I'm saying this, but I have to agree with LouisPodesta on posts like this.

The OP seems to specialize in low-quality, completely open-ended questions like "Which of these movements is harder and why??", but then has posts like this in their history:

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Hi I just want to know tips of how can I memorize faster, for some insight I memorized the Beethoven Sonata "Waldstein" first movement which is 17 pages long in three days. How can I get better at memorizing?

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Hi, how can I improve my memory, I have a good one. I can memorize a complete Chopin etude in 5 hours, the Ocean etude took me that long to memorize but I still want a better memory, any tips?.

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Which études are harder, Chopin´s or Liszt´s and why?

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I can play these Chopin etudes: op 10 1, op 25 1, op 25 2, op 10 12 and op 25 12. How many grades above from Chopin etudes is Beethoven 5th concerto or the Grieg Concerto in A minor?. Can I attempt to learn them?

Any person playing Op 10 1, 10 12, 25 12, etc., and having claimed to memorize the first movement of Waldstein, but then comes here and asks if Waldstein is harder than Moonlight 3rd? Please...

Also of note is that the OP throws questions like this onto the board, but never actually follows up from peoples' responses in the same thread. Hmmm...

So, a note to fellow Piano Streeters -- don't waste your time on this guy.
 

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