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Offline LVB op.57

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Pathetique
on: March 25, 2005, 01:25:36 PM
I just finished the first movement of Beethoven's pathetique, and now I'm looking at the other two. I know the second movement is easy, but how does the third compare to the first in terms of technical difficulty? Thank you in advance for your reply.
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Offline thierry13

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Re: Pathetique
Reply #1 on: March 25, 2005, 03:02:38 PM
If you've done the first movement, the third is nothing. I would say easier than the second to play WELL. Second mvt has a lot of interpretation. Third has, but less.

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Re: Pathetique
Reply #2 on: March 25, 2005, 05:56:18 PM
I know the second movement is easy, but how does the third compare to the first in terms of technical difficulty?

2nd movement isn't easy, it is difficult in both musical and technical way.  i was on competition and i was listening people in my category. 6-7 people played 2nd and 3rd movement and just one played 2nd nice. others were...absolutely horrible.
comparing 1st and 3rd, first movement is much more difficult.
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Offline beethoartok

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Re: Pathetique
Reply #3 on: April 08, 2005, 12:00:23 AM
third and second are easier then first. second just watch for fingering and keep the melody legato in the upper notes of the r.h.

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Re: Pathetique
Reply #4 on: April 08, 2005, 10:14:57 AM
So I guess you caught on to tremelos then? Did you read your replies on the tremelo thread?
"Never argue with idiots - first they drag you down to their level, then they beat you with experience."
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