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Repeated Chords and Octaves

In this video, Edna goes into detail on repeated chords and octaves.

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Legato Leaps

Edna demonstrates how to effectively perform legato leaps in this video.

Music Excerpts Used In This Video:

  • Mozart, Piano Concerto, K. 488, 3rd mvt.

  • Chopin, Fantasie Impromptu

Staccato Leaps

Edna continues demonstrating leaps in this video focusing on staccato leaps.

Music Excerpts Used In This Video:

  • Chopin, Ballade No. 2

  • Schumann, Papillons, Op. 2, No. 7

  • Schumann, Aufschwung, Op. 12, No. 2

  • Liszt, Mephisto Waltz

Hands Crossing Over

In this video, Edna goes into detail on the specifics of hands crossing over, which is always staccato. 

Music Excerpts Used In This Video:

  • Haydn, Variations in F Minor, Hob. XVII:6, finale

  • Bach/Busoni, Chaconne in D Minor

  • Ravel, Sonatine, 3rd mvt.

Measuring Distance from the Closest Notes

Continuing from the previous video, Edna describes how to make a leap feel closer.

Music Excerpts Used In This Video:

  • Schubert: Sonata Op. 120, 3rd mvt. 

Grouping According To Direction

Starting in this video, Edna demonstrates grouping; beginning with grouping according to direction.

Music Excerpts Used In This Video:

  • Chopin, Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39

  • Rameau, Gavotte and Variations

  • Mendelssohn, Rondo Capriccioso

  • Bach/Busoni, Chaconne in D Minor

  • Chopin, Ballade No. 1 in G Minor

  • Liszt, Mephisto Waltz

  • Chopin, Prelude in D Minor, Op. 28, No. 24

  • Debussy, Feux d’artifice

Grouping from the More Dense to the Less Dense 

Continuing from the previous video, Edna demonstrates grouping from more dense to less dense.

Music Excerpts Used In This Video:

  • Schumann, Sonata No. 2, Op. 22, 1st mvt.

  • Chopin, Etude, Op. 25, No. 5

  • Chopin, Ballade No. 3

  • Chopin, Etude, Op. 10, No. 2

Exceptions

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates exceptions.

Music Excerpts Used In This Video:

  • Liszt Mephisto Waltz

Grouping to Avoid Stretching 

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping to avoid stretching.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Rachmaninoff, Etude Tableaux, Op. 39, No. 8

  • Beethoven, C Minor Variations, var. 32

  • Chopin, Fantasie Improptu

  • Chopin, Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54

Grouping from Quick Notes 

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping from quick notes.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Chopin, Ballade No. 3

  • Chopin, Ballade No. 2

  • Beethoven, Sonata in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2

  • Chopin, Etude, Op. 25, No. 5

Grouping for In and Out 

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping for in and out.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Rachmaninoff, Etude Tableaux, Op. 39, No. 5

  • Liszt, Dante Sonata

  • Schubert, Wanderer Fantasy, D. 760

  • Beethoven, Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 81, 1st mvt.

  • Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11

Grouping According to the Beat 

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Mendelssohn, Spinning Song    

  • Beethoven, Sonata, Op. 14, No. 2, 1st mvt.

  • Chopin, Ballade in G Minor, No. 1

Interdependence of the Hands/ for Same and Different Rotation

Starting in this video, Edna goes into detail about the interdependence of the hands, starting with interdependence for the same and different directions.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Beethoven, Sonata, Op. 26, last mvt.  

  • Schumann, Sonata in G Minor, Op. 22, 1st mvt.

  • Mozart, Sonata in C Major, K. 545, 1st mvt.

  • Mozart, Sonata in C Major, K. 545, last mvt.

Interdependence For Same Hand In and Out

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Beethoven, Sonata, Op. 26, last mvt

 Interdependence for Different In and Out

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Schuman, Sonata in G Minor, Op. 22, 1st mvt. 

  • Chopin, Mazurka in C Major, Op. 24, No. 2

  • Chopin, Etude, Op. 25, No. 12

Interdependence for Same and Different Shapes

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Mozart, Piano Concerto in C Major, K. 467, 1st mvt.

  • Haydn, Sonata, Hob. XVI:20, 1st mvt.

Interdependence When Passing from One Hand to the Other

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Debussy, Preludes Book 2, Ondine

  • Grieg, Lyric Piece, Op. 12, No. 1

  • Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 1

  • Debussy, Prelude Book 2, Feux d’Artifice

Interdependence: Legato vs Staccato

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Mendelssohn, Rondo Capriccioso

  • Schumann, Kreisleriana, Op. 16, No. 1

Interdependence: Alternating Hands

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Beethoven, Sonata, Op. 26, 1st mvt., 2nd variation

  • Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso

Interdependence: One Hand Moves First

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Chopin, Etude, Op. 25, No. 12

  • Rachmaninoff, Etude Tableaux, Op. 35, No. 5

  • Chopin, Sonata in B-flat Minor, Op. 35, Scherzo

Feeling the More Against Less

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Chopin, Mazurka in B Minor, Op. 33, No. 4

Interdependence: Polyrhythms

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • CMozart, Sonata in C Major, K. 545, 1st mvt.

  • Chopin, Fantasie Impromptu

  • Chopin, Nocturne in B Major, Op. 9, No. 3

Interdependence: Ornaments

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Haydn, Sonata in C Minor, Hob. XVI:16/20, 1st mvt.

  • Rachmaninoff, Prelude in G-sharp Minor, Op. 32, No. 12

  • Schumann, Kreislierana, Op. 16, No. 1

  • Scarlatti: Toccata, K. 141

Connecting Technique to Musical Expression

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Legato Playing

  • Chopin Nocturne Op. 55 No. 1

  • Chopin: Nocturne B.49

  • Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2 No. 7

  • Schubert: Op. 90 No. 3

  • Chopin: Etude Op. 10 No. 3

  • Beethoven: Sonata Op. 110, 3rd mvt

  • Chopin: Nocturne Op. 9 No. 1

  • Chopin: Nocturne Op. 9 No. 1 2nd Example

  • Schumann: Kreisleriana Op. 16

  • Schumann: Fantasiestucke, Op. 12 Aufschwung

  • Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6

Fingering

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Beethoven: Sonata Op. 27 No. 2, 3rd mvt

  • Beethoven: Sonata Op. 27 No. 2, 1st mvt

  • Chopin: Etude Op. 10 No. 1

  • Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op. 32 no. 10

Fingering to Stay in the White Key Area

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Bach: Invention No. 2

  • Schumann: Kinderszenen

  • Chopin: Etude no. 1

  • Chopin: Prelude Op. 28 no. 10

Fingering to Avoid Stretching

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Chopin: Etude Op. 25 no. 2

  • Chopin: Scherzo no. 4

  • Chopin: Nocturne Op. 9 No. 1

  • Schumann: Liebeslied

  • Chopin: Etude Op. 25 no. 5

  • Beethoven: Sonata Op.81a, 1st mvt

Fingering to Avoid Twisting

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Schumann: Sonata Op. 22 No. 2 1st mvt

  • Chopin: Étude Op. 10 no. 2

  • Chopin: Etude Op. 10 no. 3

Fingering to Avoid Crowding

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Chopin: Etude Op. 25 no. 2

  • Chopin: Ballade no. 1

  • Mozart: Sonata K.332 1st mvt

Dogma of Changing Finger on Repeated Notes

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Schumann: Aufschwung Op. 12 no. 2

  • Beethoven: Sonata Op. 78 1st mvt

  • Schumann: Symphonic Etudes Op. 13 Variation 3

  • Beethoven Sonata Op. 31 no. 3 1st mvt

Uncrossing the Hands

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Chopin Prelude no. 17

  • Haydn: Variations in F minor, Hob: XVI 6

  • Schumann: Sonata Op. 22 No. 2, 4th mvt

  • Bach-Busoni: Chaconne in D minor

  • Bach-Busoni: Chaconne in D minor 2nd example

  • Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no. 6

Dividing the Hands

Continuing from the previous video, Edna discusses and demonstrates grouping according to the beat.

Music Excerpts Used in This Video:

  • Beethoven: Sonata Op. 2 No. 3 1st mvt

  • Schumann Symphonic Etudes no. 8

  • Chopin Sonata 3, 4th mvt

  • Debussy: Feux d’artifice

  • Schumann/Liszt: Liebeslied

Repeated Chords and Octaves
Legato Leaps
Staccato Leaps
Measurng distance from closest notes
Hands Crossing Over
Header Group
direction group
Leaps
dense group
Exceptions
stretching group
quick group
in out group
beat group
interdependence
rotation interdependence
in out interdependence
in out diff. interdependence
diff shapes interdependence
passing interdependene
legato staccato interdependence
alternating hand interdependence
one hand first interdependence
feeling more
polyrythms
ornaments
Technique expression
fingering
white key fingering
stretch fingering
twist fingering
crowd fingering
Dogma
uncrossing
dividing hands

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