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Topic: Tchaikovsky The Seasons: Piano: Pedal Notations?  (Read 204 times)

Offline mrcreosote

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Tchaikovsky The Seasons: Piano: Pedal Notations?
on: February 19, 2023, 05:37:29 AM
Did T score pedal notations?
I ask because the majority including Russian have none, while a few do.
Therefore, my guess is he did not and left that up to the performer - and if so, how good are the editions w/pedal notations.
June is a real challenge regarding legato and pianissimo and feels best w/o however I'm not talented enough to pull that one off.   Nevertheless, my conclusion, if pedal, then should be minimal and not noticeable.

Offline lelle

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Re: Tchaikovsky The Seasons: Piano: Pedal Notations?
Reply #1 on: February 21, 2023, 01:11:09 PM
Your best bet for accurate information regarding what pedal indications Tchaikovsky notated, if any, is to check an Urtext edition.

Do you have an example of a movement from this set where you are struggling with how to pedal? Maybe we can help :)

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Re: Tchaikovsky The Seasons: Piano: Pedal Notations?
Reply #2 on: May 14, 2023, 03:39:44 PM
I don't know if you still need help but I've played the whole set a couple of years ago, pedal markings were added by my teacher but we didn't got an urtext edition. I think it probably was an italian editor, Ricordi or something like that. it would cost me nothing to send you some pictures with the pedal markings :)

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