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Topic: Chopin Scherzo #2: fingering challenge  (Read 818 times)

Offline noam1

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Chopin Scherzo #2: fingering challenge
on: January 12, 2020, 10:29:46 PM
Hello folks!

I'm struggling with the best fingering for the attached section of the Chopin Scherzo #2.

This is toward the end of the piece, when the original theme reprises, and Chopin does some bizarre modulations before arriving at the triumphant D-flat chord.

I can't find a fingering that allows me to play up to speed.

Any suggestions?

Offline quantum

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Re: Chopin Scherzo #2: fingering challenge
Reply #1 on: January 13, 2020, 12:42:45 AM
Are the written LH fingerings yours?

For the LH in this entire section I would use 5 for the bottom note and 1 for the top, for the middle notes use the fingers that fit best.  It is a consistent pattern that is easy to remember and gather speed.  Keep your wrist supple and flexible as you span the chords.

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Second system, last measure: 542124
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