L’isle joyeuse, L. 106

Schubert Sonata D959, Debussy L’isle Joyeuse

Masterclass at DPA, London – UK – Length: 11:33

Schubert Sonata D959, Leaps and arpeggio crossings

Debussy L’isle Joyeuse, fingering


Estampes, L.108 – III. Jardins sous la pluie

Playing more Efficiently in excerpts from Debussy’s Jardins Sous La Pluie

Length: 14’22”

Debussy’s Jardins Sous La Pluie is piece of music filled with many technical barriers that can be understood through proper Taubman movements and concepts. Edna goes through various excerpts from this work and shows how one can alleviate the difficulties on the page.

  • 0:00 – 3:40 Redistribution
  • 3:40 – 5:40 Repeating notes/Leaps
  • 5:40 – 6:50 Understanding notation
  • 6:50 – 8:06 Redistribution
  • 8:06 – 10:51 Leaps
  • 10:51 – 12:13 Torso Movement
  • 12:13 – 13:18 Redistribution
  • 13:18 – 14:22 Addendum

La Puerta del Vino, prelude for piano, L. 131/3

Debussy La Puerta del Vino- Double Thirds

Length: 4:29

Double Thirds

0:00-4:25 Beethoven 5th concerto 1mov. M.187 Double thirds

  • 0:30-1:45 Fingering double thirds
  • 1:46-3:09 Walking hand and arm is always there
  • 3:10-4:25 Shaping

Debussy La Puerta del Vino- Double thirds 4:26-end

  • 4:26-6:24 M.71
  • 6:25-8:51 M. 73