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Out of curiosity, did you finish Rach’s Elegie? If not, would that give you a break to work on something different?
"Music, rich, full of feeling, not soulless, is like a crystal on which the sun falls and brings forth from it a whole rainbow" - F. Chopin " I never dreamt with my own two hands I could touch the sky" - Sappho
I have not been practising it tbh. I can play it yes but the problem I had was getting it up to speed in the latter section. I had to spend a long time with the fingers, tempo and rhythms sorted. My teacher last told me last month it was all secure and the fingers and rhythm problems are all gone. He advised to play faster but it was much easier said than done. Things just seemed to come apart at speed with the jumps and runs. It is not an easy piece to recover from it you miss a chord or play a wrong note. So I play it either cautiously or I go for it and stumble and cant recover. Sounds a bit frustrating now I write. I'll probably play Elegie next lesson but in my experience I tend to have a break if I get frustrated with a piece and come back later.
This is a wonderful and not so well-known piece! I learned this a few years ago and found it very rewarding. It looks a bit intimidating at first but it's not overly challenging technically. The hardest part for me were evenness of the thirds throughout, and bars 73-86.
Here is a recording I made in 2013. It's from a live recital, so lots of mistakes (performance anxiety and no second changes :P). But it should give you an idea of what it sounds like from an amateur under pressure ;-)