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#1497263 - 08/16/10 04:47 PM Rachmaninoff Prelude questions  
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It appears that a certain passage of his famous prelude is impossible to play. how would one play octaves and a 4 finger chord at the same time?
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#1497272 - 08/16/10 04:52 PM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude questions [Re: slerk]  
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break it, first the c-sharp octaves, then the chords.


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#1497374 - 08/16/10 06:38 PM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude questions [Re: dolce sfogato]  
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So they are played as they are grace notes? That isn't what it sounds like in recordings.

#1497377 - 08/16/10 06:41 PM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude questions [Re: slerk]  
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This is because many people play the C sharp octaves a little time before the chords. It's there, just listen closely.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtuMVBLEWJU

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#1497389 - 08/16/10 07:03 PM Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude questions [Re: Skorpius]  
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What are you talking about? It's entirely possible to play them as written!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifKKlhYF53w



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