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How would you play the notes on the bottom staff in the following passage?
In the only commercial recording (that I know of), it sounds like they are playing them at normal pitch. I would tend to agree with this, but it seems like it's a pretty debatable topic. I embedded the recording below, skip to ~4:59 for the part in question. The work itself is for four hands, so there's a whole other set of notes being played harmonizing with them.
Last edited by didyougethathing; 11/08/1801:56 PM.
Thanks for confirming! And yes, it's a wonderful piece.
Yeah, I also tried the section playing both parts at pitch and the crunch of the two hands on the last beat of the bar going to the next beat requires reversing the hand overlay. At speed, this is practically impossible.