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Tips for practicing Mendelssohn's Op.19 No.1 (Songs Without Words) (Read 295 times)

Offline samdm93

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Recently picked up a lovely edition of the complete Songs Without Words by Mendelssohn. I immediately fell in love with the first one (op.19 no.1) in E major and I've set myself the challenge of learning it - here's a video for reference:

I've been breaking it up into small sections of about 5-bars and playing very slowly. Memory is proving to be difficult because it's changes harmony on each beat. Anybody else played this lovely piece? Any tips for learning?