How do I play ‘Piano Man’ on the piano? Views · What are the best interpretations of Chopin’s Nocturne No. 20 in C-sharp minor op. posth.? 6, Views. Frédéric Chopin’s Nocturnes offer a rich array of depth and emotion for 20 in C sharp minor op. posth a few weeks ago and we have been. We’re delighted to announce a new Annotated Study Edition and Online Academy walk-through of Chopin’s beautiful Nocturne in C-sharp.

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After a soft, saddening introduction, the main theme starts at bar 5, with the left hand playing broken chords in portamento slurs throughout the section, imparting a haunting and continuous quality to the music.

Thanks for sharing such thoughtful directives on how to play this beautiful nocturne. Finally, the Paderewski editions of Chopin, considered by some to be spurious, contain a commentary at the back of the volume which details the sources with any known modifications clearly listed.

Nocturne No. 20 in C# minor for Violin sheet music for Violin download free in PDF or MIDI

Notify me of new comments #02 email. Along with most piano styles, classical, and specifically this piece require a grasp of the following. First published 26 years after the composer’s death, the piece is usually referred to as Lento con gran espressione, from its tempo marking. I think it should be a c sharp instead of d sharp.

Nocturne No. 20 in C♯ Minor

Answered Jul 7, Pedal – perhaps one of the most important skills to play Chopin well. Of course you could learn it by ear, but it would be difficult to ascertain the exact notes. Wonderful analysis of this piece, and thanks for the great tips. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Polyrhthms – work on the different rhythms in different hands slowly. With the help of a teacher of course, they tend to have very good advice.


This new site reveals so much more. Answered Mar 22, To produce a soft and warm sound, yet still with a nice tone, drop into chooin keys slower. How can I learn contemporary piano? To print parts, please upgrade to a Pro account first. Still have a question? Ballades, Impromptus, Scherzi Ballade No.

Well, if you want to stay faithful to mr Chopin, it should most definitely be Mimor sharp. The bass notes at the beginning of each broken chord are the most important as mentioned above, and need slightly more sound and a tenuto or held approach you can afford to hold this note a tiny bit longer than the other quaversbecause they are providing the bottom of the mihor harmonically the constant bass C sharps in this extract.

Experiment with half pedal, where you press the pedal half way down and only bring it up a quarter of the way. Hi Yusuf, Thanks for your comment and suggestion…. Waltzes Grande valse brillante, Op.

Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. posth. (Chopin) – Wikipedia

Performer Pages Aya Higuchi piano. Measure 29, however, should be a ‘c’, just as stated by 4LinPower although written as b sharp rather than a natural c, as in noccturne left hand. Rather like sentences, a melody must have punctuation.


Strong fingers help ,inor mostly learning those notes and the rhythms, especially in Romantic era music, are essential and usually painstaking at times. Retrieved 20 July Thank you for sharing it with everyone. OK, I agree No, give me more info. Delicate playing – practice playing the notes with a delicate touch, which is essential for the trills and the quick runs in this piece.

Contents 1 Performances 1. The trick other than trying your concert piano first! If you’re nocyurne to be climbing Everest by learning a bar per day with the piece, you will either give up, play it unmusically or with errors of technique. Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your kind comments. Retrieved from ” https: This is one of my favorite chopin nocturnes.

A few thoughts on Chopin’s Nocturne No. 20 in C Sharp Minor Op. Posth.

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Have you ever googled yourself? I cannot play piano just by hearing until now. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. What songs should I learn to play?

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