Hardest Works for Pianomichaelwilliams We're talking about lots of arpeggios, obsessive key signature changing, big chords, funky time signatures and rythm, and rare quarter notes lots of beams. Usually quick songs. Confusing fingering.
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Look these up on YouTube and you will see why this is first enough said
Good luck learning these. It gets pretty technical. - michaelwilliams
Amazing to listen to but horrible to play, lol.
Yeah don't bother attempting these before 20 years of experience.
I broke my wrist while practicing Wilde Jagd.
Very unique and probably the most played sonatas, especially moonlite. - michaelwilliams
Moonlight 3rd movement is the hardest
Obviously moonlight mov.3 is the hardest
Ridiculous to say that "moonlight mvt III" is the hardest. Sure it is quick and fiery and beautiful, but when you listen to a work as profound as the fugue from Op 106 in Bb major (the hammerklavier) it becomes easy in comparison. The late works were often half an hour to 45 minutes and they were utterly ridiculous. The fugue at the end of op. 106 is unbelievably difficult to play, same with the fugue at the end of op 110. The difficulty in these pieces which truly are among the most difficult to play ever is that they are extremely long, profound, and the interpretation can and does take years to finalize. The hardest song to play is Op106, followed by op 111, op 7. Although much different is absurdly difficult.
Please explore Beethoven's Sonatas beyond "Moonlight" (Which was a name given by a poet, not Beethoven. It is the C#m sonata) They are truly magnificent pieces of music, sure you can teach a 20 year old to play many of them, but to play them musically and powerfully is ...more
brilliant melodies. Very musical. All of over the place though and clef changes. - michaelwilliamsV 1 Comment
Oh mi gawd you guys have not seen this work before have you...? It is LITERALLY impossible! You should go YouTube it...
Again, good luck learning these. It'll take take you months even years, it depends at your skill at the piano. - michaelwilliamsV 1 Comment
Technically difficult AND musically difficult.
Love these but they are brutally hard to playV 1 Comment
I agree. I attempted playing "Minute Waltz" and people kept pointing out that my fingers don't stretch out far enough for the bass part.
Miss a note and the whole structure crumbles. wonderful polyphony to bring out.V 1 Comment
Most difficult piece worth learning - Charlesman01V 1 Comment
Lovely and God inspired!
SO. CONFUSING! You should at least take a look at the sheet music, or the arrangements people on YouTube have created.
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tougher reproiture, especially since the etudes are all variations of one etude in the beginning. - michaelwilliams
what's interesting about these is that he's burrowing melodies from other composers and spicing it up a bit with technique. - michaelwilliams
This list is ridiculous. These etudes are the hardest pieces I have so far seen on the list - but where is Gaspard de La Nuit? Etc etc. Crap crap crap list! What is this site?V 1 Comment
quick and lighthearted, altough dynamics and fingering are a issue into perfecting these. - michaelwilliams
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