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Fugue Impossible #2750477
07/09/18 07:09 PM
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Can anyone help with this fugue.

Shostakovich Fugue No.7 A major

Starts at 1:20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPrmv6eCCvU

Its quite a neat performance as it is all arrpeggio based but although it looks easy it is very hard to play.

This is a talk about it which inspired me to play it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHJzdEGq26I

I gave up with it a couple of years ago but inspired by cat fugue by scarlatti which I finished without such difficulties I think I have the skills now to finish the piece.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbW1nNBqVnI

It is very much a fun piece so its not like one I am willing to spend ages to do practice on but I dont like to give up on things so it may be a longer term project piece.

Does anyone have any tips or suggestions other pieces that may help ?

Thanks x

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Re: Fugue Impossible [Re: Moo :)] #2750480
07/09/18 07:24 PM
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I'd say - get the fingerings sorted out bar by bar (write them in, and stick to them) - and practice lots of simple arpeggios (especially in A major) in each hand.

It's all arpeggios, not scales.


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Re: Fugue Impossible [Re: Moo :)] #2750598
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Thanks. I have fingering written in. Hope arpeggios practice will help.


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