Chopin Nocturne Op.48-1 M.49-52 & M. 69-70

0:00-15:10 mm.49-52 1:00-1:30 Why are the shoulders holding up? 1:30-6:16 Repeated chords and voicing the chords 6:17- 9:18 Does one have to hang on the long note? 9:19-12:46 Left hand: double notes trills and leaps 12:47-15:10 How to express syncopation? 15:10-end mm. 69-70 15:10-18:23 Left hand leaps and redistribution 18:24-18:49 Right hand – how to…

Edna Golandsky discusses Chopin Etude Op. 10 No. 8

0:05-0:47: Trill: measuring number of notes and in&out 0:47-3:24: part scale/part arpeggio 3:25-4:20: exception in shaping when thumb crosses under 4:20-6:27: one black key changes the in and out + to avoid stretching of the thumb 6:41-8:05: using rotation and grouping to cover distances and changes of direction 8:08-9:48: arpeggio: crossing over thumb in the…

Chopin Etude Op. 25 No. 6 and Op. 25 No. 1: Double Thirds

0:00-2:12: double rotation and settling the arm equally behind each note 2:12-3:38: in and out and fingering in the trill 3:38-4:34: fingering, crossing and shaping in moving double thirds 4:35-5:45: ascending chromatic double third scale 5:55-6:47: opening of Chopin op 10 no 8 completely minimized 6:53-13:23: Chopin op 25 no 1: Edna showing a few…

Trills and broken octaves

00:00 – 3:40 Single Rotation in trills. 3:41 – 5:17 Single Rotation in broken octaves + forearm Positioning between the two notes.