I posted this on your Jazz Etudes thread when I meant it for the Classical Etudes you play. Great job on the pieces, I'm really trying to learn these pieces to an All-State level so I appreciate any recording I come across.
Hey I'm a Junior prepping these Etudes for December Region Auditions. I'm really impressed by your technique on the first piece, how did you work it up to that speed?
My lesson teacher has had me go through every rhythm using alternate rhythms, and such so that I can develop muscle memory but I was wondering if you had any other suggestions for working the technique.
There's a lot you can do with the first etude. I also like to do "alternate rhythms" as they help you read faster. If you're not already doing so with your teacher, be sure to do rhythms based on 2's, 3's, and 6's, not just 2's. You could even do 4's on this piece since there are generally 12 notes per measure.
I have a question about the Etude 3. In the video it appears that for the acciaturas you move your right hand to press down the top palm key. My lesson teacher told me to use my right hand press down the middle palm key. Was he mistaken?
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