Making Pianistic Compromises (with videos)
edited: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
By Shirley S Kirsten
Rated "G" by the Author.
Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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Straight from Piano World.com, a poster agonizes about a difficult Chopin passage that wrecked his chances of finishing the piece with a modicum of respect. His remorse about "cheating" and changing the notes to accommodate his technical shortcomings is a resonating issue. In this writing I put my spin on the topic, and by way of example, throw in my performance of a challenging composition:
The Schubert Impromptu, Op. 90 in Eb