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Topic: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands  (Read 739 times)

Offline verslaflamme

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Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
on: September 15, 2021, 08:53:55 PM
My teacher wants me to choose a piece for four hands. Iím looking for a piece that wonít take up much of my practice time as Iíve got quite a bit on my plate.

Thank you!

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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #1 on: September 16, 2021, 01:04:46 AM
You might look at IMSLP. Org
There is a category for piano four hands

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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #2 on: September 16, 2021, 03:14:42 AM
Mary had a little lamb for 4 hands? More advanced version is with 4 feet :p
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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #3 on: September 16, 2021, 05:24:39 PM
Mary had a little lamb for 4 hands? More advanced version is with 4 feet :p

It's not Mary had a little lamb, but it is for 4 feet


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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #4 on: September 16, 2021, 10:19:52 PM
Not sure if it qualifies as "easy" but this suite is awesome:



My favourites are no 2, 6 and 12.

Offline pcaraganis

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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #5 on: September 17, 2021, 02:22:27 AM
Ma Mere L'Oye is not supposed to be terribly difficult.

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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #6 on: September 19, 2021, 02:09:32 AM
It's not Mary had a little lamb, but it is for 4 feet


That's aweome. I'm so impressed by organ pedal technique, I remember one guy doing Chopin etude with it  :o

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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #7 on: September 20, 2021, 12:23:44 PM

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Offline rachorascho

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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #8 on: September 23, 2021, 08:30:54 PM
Something from Debussy's Petite suite could be the thing you are looking for :-)

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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #9 on: September 24, 2021, 07:55:53 AM
Check out the Dvorak Legends and Slavonic Dances, especially Op. 46! Just played the Dumka from Op. 46 a few weeks ago with a colleague, it was epic  8)
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Re: Relatively short or easy pieces for four hands
Reply #10 on: September 27, 2021, 03:38:40 PM
hi,
how about Moszkowski spanish dances?
 

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