Piano Piano (Piano solo) - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Etuden. Composed by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849). Edited by Ewald Zimmermann. Sheet Music. Paperbound. Urtext Editions. Pages: 135. Romantic Period. Collection (softcover). With standard notation, fingerings, introductory text and thematic index (does not include words to the songs). 127 pages. G. Henle #HN124. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480124).
Item Number: HL.51480124
ISBN 9790201801247. 9x12 inches.
Chopin succeeded in doing something truly remarkable with his two cycles of Etudes op. 10 and op. 25, published in 1833 and 1837 respectively. Probably no one before him had composed technical practice pieces that at the same time reached such musical heights. Chopin's Etudes are character pieces that are full of tension, written for the concert hall. The virtuosic works, including long-running hits such as the “Revolutionary Etude” op. 10 no. 12 belong to the pianist's core repertoire. In addition to the two cycles op. 10 and op. 25, our Urtext edition also contains three Etudes without opus number, which Chopin composed for a Parisian piano method in 1840: wonderfully lyrical miniatures, which can hold their own with the 24 grand studies.
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About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.