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Your fingering follows the phrasing well, but as an alternative, consider making use of the "long" E at the beginning of the second group to reset your hand/fingering. (1,3,1,2,3,5),(3),(1,2,3,4,5) For reference, here are screen captures of the passage from the video linked in the OP.1 The OP transposition differs slightly from the original ...


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More important than fingering is how you use your fingers. Correct fingering will not help you if something is amiss in the arm and prevents the finger from getting to where it needs to be. Art Tatum famously played many of his scales and arpeggios with only two or three fingers. The secret to playing these scales is to avoid spreading out the fingers and ...


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Hold down C with left hand(Thumb) and play it with the right hand(Thumb) followed by the other sixteenth notes. When right hand releases it, hold it down with the left hand(thumb) to last for the next bar as well.


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The cross staff notation without any LH & RH markings is what makes this unclear. As @JunyN says it seems strange a book about fingering would not explain it more clearly. I think if you put the two hands into separate staves then explicitly notated rhythm and fingerings, it would probably be... ...where (1) means LH 1 is brought down on the C3 key just ...


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Yes. Fingering is important. However, if you are not practising on this instrument so that you can play later on a Piano, it is okay to use comfortable fingering.


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Yes, most of time. Unless some "Rachmaninoff handspan" like issues. Or excessive tension in hands articulations. An efficient fingering will protect your health and, at the same time, will free yourself to express you better.


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I would find this easier, especially if it's fast:


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Play the C with the LH, re-play it with the RH, then hold it with the LH. A lot easier to do than to explain! Don't over-think it. Once you catch the musical intention, the fingers won't be a problem. If it was to be pedalled, I might be tempted to do this (stems down LH, stems up RH.) I'd have to phrase against the fingering, but at least I'd be hitting ...


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The two low Cs need holding for both bars. If your piano has a sostenuto pedal, you can press that before you let go of those keys. Hold it down for both bars. If you only have a sustain (damper) pedal, you can do the same. That means then all the other notes will continue to sound after they've been played. It's not a problem, as they all belong to the same ...


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All the sixteenth notes are played with the right hand. Part of the right hand is simply notated in the lower staff instead of having a clef change in the upper staff.


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Much of the piece is straightforward, and the fingering reasonably intuitive. However, there are some sections to watch out for and some requiring license. mm. 3-4 These two measures require some wide leaps so may need extra practice for accuracy. mm. 13, 15, and 25 The problem in these three measures is that the hand-span is too large (for anyone who can't ...


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There are a handful of standard notations for indicating which hand/fingering to use, and also a variety of notations geared toward beginning piano students which are standard within a particular author's books, but which can vary from author to author. Standard notations Brackets are sometimes used to indicate which hand should play certain notes. (Image ...


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For rock songs, you can use drop D tuning (DADGBE starting from the heaviest string). Chords will now be a matter of locating where the root is, then fretting over the top 3 strings - you now have a “power chord” which is used in a ton of rock songs. Up to you if you want to use 3 fingers or just 1 by bar-ing over the 3 strings e.g. D - 000xxx E - 222xxx F - ...


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The combination of staccato and legato markings mean that the notes should be separated but not as sharply as a true staccato. Even with the pedal present, the articulation will come across. In this particular case, the pedal markings are also strategic to make the phrase clear. The fingering comes from Chopin.1 In the absence of a source explaining his ...


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In general, it's best to minimize the number of hand shifts. To do this, think of the riff in groups of six notes. A minor (also E minor and D minor) A C D C D E D E G E G A G A C A C D C D E D E G E G A G A C etc. 1 2 3 2 3 4 1 2 4 2 4 5 1 2 4 2 4 5 1 2 3 2 3 5 1 2 3 2 3 5 When black keys are involved, thumb turns ...


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