I have no idea what you are talking about when you mention op.10 no.3 and I don´t play the piano but still I love to read your comments folk. 109; Op. It is not fun, it’s actually very tedious, but it will force you to analyze the material, it will make you memorize it without using any muscle memory (and that possibility will not come back!) To not have to think about it later. The first one is on the first movement of the sonata Op. He becomes more interested in feelings. OK. Here’s where I stand on tuning. The tchaikovsky pc 1 first mvt is easy. Please keep writing . I have a video where this comes up in a Q&A at a festival too…if only the days had more hours! hint:  buy a bench that does not hinge. You don’t have to sound like you’re stomping down the hall in the first movement and about to shoot the photocopy person or watch all the papers come out of the xerox machine as Jane Fonda did in ‘Nine to Five’ – in the Vivace. Here’s some information from BBC on the Opus 79 and it’s companion pieces: This Sonata, together with its predecessor Op. Re: How long does it take people to learn a Concerto? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Do others agee? Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I mean, if you are thinking about ‘every note must be perfect’ – it’s different than just saying ‘I’ll play with my heart.’. But that was a little tight sometimes…. 2 No. Saeideh, hello…i have a question about one of the sonatas…it’s no.17…i’ve actually been playing the piano for 4.5 years but in my piano exam the jury told me that i have the technique of a pianist playing for about 6 years…and for that exam i played mozart’s sonata no 5 in g major,chopin’s valse no3 in a minor and bach’s Bb major prelude and fugue of the first book of the well-tempered klavier…except for some czerny etudes these are the hardest pieces i have yet played…do you think it is too soon for me to start the storm(no.17) sonata of Beethoven?how about the appasionata?well i’m quite sure that the appasionata is quite harder but i’d like to know your opinion on this as well…oh and i’m 17 by the way…, I also started with opus 2 no 1 and now I progress to opus 2 no 2. Before that I learned Fur Elise…so as my new piece I was going to do No.3 2nd movement until I was told that is too much of a jump. For those who speculate, as I do, about the real relationship between Clementi and Beethoven, it does make one wonder ‘why the delay – and why 1809 as a publish date?’ Wasn’t 1809 when Beethoven was having some personal difficulties. Keeping a steady tempo, trills, and fingering have been giving me a lot of trouble. Sorry for slipping out of context. 'So much for honor': College boat party scares locals Did he have true compassion for his situation health-wise and mentally? Does anyone have any insight into this? I adore what you wrote above: “the constant drilling of passages will probably have a negative effect on your musical imagination for the piece” I have destroyed sooo many pieces in this way! Depends on the concerto, the person, and the effort/time put into it. I grew up in Alaska, so this is a common experience. Still, it doesn’t go on and on like Mozart repetitious minuets – but moves into more of a theme right away. 28; Op. 3rd grade – Op. which in turn will be your real, so-called “back-up memory” when the stress in a performance might make your brain’s signals to the fingers go haywire. That way – i can get a break here and there. thanks, bernhard, for at least letting us see both sides. Or maybe you want to know how long before you can accompany yourself while you sing, or play with a band, or play hymns in church. Playing a scale (1) 31, 2; Op. There are some more passages like this, some of them are not too easy to decide whether to go with the score or think that Beethoven would have continued upwards if he had the notes on the piano.