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#1921684 - 07/02/12 07:59 AM Chopin/Godowsky - Étude #1 (on Chopin's op 10 #1)  
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Hi to everyone! smile

Well, today i'd like to show you the most difficult piece I've ever played (at the moment). It's the "Étude" number 1 from Godowsky on Chopin's Études. It's the first verision of the "Étude" 1 op 10 from Chopin (that with the arpeggios, in C Major)

Here you have my performance of the original étude:


It's one of the four pieces I played in a concert, which I'll upload very soon.

This Étude is a version of arpeggios for both hands created by Godowsky. I've alredy played the étude original from Chopin and I wanted to improve playing Godowsky's version. It has been very hard!! LOL! The left hand moves practically nothing in Chopin's original Étude and in Godowsky's Étude it doesn't stop moving!!

In fact, when the theme of the beggining return, Godowsky wrote optional passages with octaves, what complicate more the piece.

I hope you like it! wink

Version Godowsky:

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#1922188 - 07/03/12 12:25 PM Re: Chopin/Godowsky - Étude #1 (on Chopin's op 10 #1) [Re: FranKiisko]  
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great really enjoyable i watch your r/h movements on the original and i am trying to emulate them, although i know the piece from memory i cant get the speed/accuracy up and my wrist aches halfway through, i realise the importance of relaxation but it still happens have you a cure for this? or is it just a matter of persevering. the godowsky i wouldnt attempt, it is admirable of you but i dont particularly like the piece to spend hours of practice on it as i only play for pleasure, well done bravo

#1924556 - 07/09/12 08:32 AM Re: Chopin/Godowsky - Étude #1 (on Chopin's op 10 #1) [Re: FranKiisko]  
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Thank you very much! ^^

At first, I also have the problems that you're telling about but with time that problems were disappearing. It's a practice question wink


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