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While I don't say that it is easy (and I'm not even going to try to do it myself), you'll notice that all the notes are on white keys. The usual way to play these is to play between two keys with one finger, striking the two notes at once. (Prokofiev loved to do horrible things like this.) As A. Jiménez says, it's not a glissando; you can't do this by ...


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Well, it's not a glissando. That passage mimics in some way the effect of a glissando, but definitely, it's not. One way of percieve it, it's that not all notes are double notes, but there's an alternation between single and double notes, which makes it impossible to play using glissando technique. Now, how is she able to play that passage? Marta Argerich ...


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I actually feel like that is one of the easier combinations to play. There are far worse ones, for sure. MattPutnam gave you one answer, but I think in a lot of ways it is more difficult than playing it with the standard fingers. Start out with a metronome, playing it roughly half the required performance tempo. Then gradually increase the tempo by a couple ...


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One other option would be to finger both B and D as 1+3, and the A as 3. Normally, this fingering is too sharp for both B and D, but you can kick out the first valve slide to correct for this. Really though, I think that the normal fingering should work just fine. The problem is with the sheer length of the run causing repetitive motion fatigue. The ...


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Old thread but here is my suggestion: I have a strange ability to do tremolo crazy fast by kind of "spazzing-out" my right arm, from the elbow. The way I do this, is to hold the arm rigidly and try to force it both up-bow and down-bow at the same time, if that makes any sense? It's like the muscles on either side of the arm (bicep vs. tricep) are both ...



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