Kopprasch Project Continued, No. 29

No. 29 is less technically challenging than some of the other etudes, but still takes some time to work out because of the sudden changes in register and dynamics. One possible way to practice this is to play only the loud passages – counting the rests in between – then play only the soft passages, putting them together once they’re mastered individually.  On a personal note this etude demanded more concentration than many of the other studies because of its length.  Although I decided from the beginning of this project not to record the repeats, with No. 29 I thought it was important to include the Da Capo – if for no other reason than to end in the home key!  Suggested tempo is quarter=60-72, although the Cornopub Edition has a faster recommendation of quarter=92-112.  I think both tempo ranges can work.

Advertisements

About the Author

Posted by

Categories:

Etudes, Reference

2 Comments

James:
The material you are putting out is truly amazing, and so useful. I use the Kopprach with all of my students, and have for years. It is wonderful to go back and re-visit why I use certain materials, and learn again how valuable these tools are. Thanks for your valiant and very necessary efforts.
As ever,
JPO

Add a Response

Your name, email address, and comment are required. We will not publish your email.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

The following HTML tags can be used in the comment field: <a href="" title="" rel=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <pre> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

%d bloggers like this: