Grave - doppio movimento (Chopin - Sonata no.2 mvt.1)

Composer
Chopin
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
6 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Duet (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available

An arrangement of the rather difficult Chopin sonata in Bb minor for piano duet. each hand from the original spread across 2 to make it a bit easier (i hope). it's my attempt to try to simplify Chopin's music and make it a bit more accesible to more people. this gives a chance to really "lay into" the piano (expressivly of course) and really feel the music and enjoy it - which can often be lost with some pieces.

the primo part is about grade 5-6 with the secondo part a bit harder so maybe for the teacher but see what happens. reagarding the cross rhythms (triplet against 4), just feel the strong beat throughout. there are none of these in one part, but there are some across the parts. just try your best and keep the most importand one (normally in the primo part) exact.

please let me know how this goes down as a duet. i havn't really checked how well the piece fits together but i think the majority of it will be fine.

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