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Question about fingering for a specific bar of BWV 861 (Prelude in G minor) (Read 126 times)

Offline tomparker8979

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I can't figure out how to sustain this F with my RH index while playing the following three notes smoothly. I tried using my thumb for all three notes but it sounded terrible. Could somebody help me out?

Offline brogers70

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Why not sustain it with your middle finger (as the fingering on the score suggests)? Then you can play d -b natural - d with 2-1-2. Maybe you don't like playing the Eb with your thumb? But I think you can get used to it. I just tried out the fingering shown on your score and it works easily enough.

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Why not sustain it with your middle finger (as the fingering on the score suggests)? Then you can play d -b natural - d with 2-1-2. Maybe you don't like playing the Eb with your thumb? But I think you can get used to it. I just tried out the fingering shown on your score and it works easily enough.

Ohh, I read that 3 as a "2" because of the thickness of the ink. Man I'm dumb.