Length: 16’24”

Many people bring the Presto con fuoco section from the 2nd Ballade with questions on how to play with more ease. Edna looks at various passages and explains the multiple aspects that go into moving more naturally and efficiently.

  • 0:00 – 1:30 Rotating to the left for RH intervals
  • 1:30 – 3:47 Moving Out in white keys
  • 3:47 – 6:20 Shaping to ease movement
  • 6:20 – 8:00 Torso Mvmt/Grouping
  • 8:00 – 8:30 Moving into the Black Keys
  • 8:30 – 11:20 Rotating to the left for RH
  • 11:20 – 12:05 In and Out/Grouping in 2
  • 12:05 – 12:52 Efficient Leaps
  • 12:52 – 13:50 Single and Double Rotations
  • 14:10 – 16:24 Octaves/LH