WEEK 3: Heavenly Harmonies of J.S.Bach!
Welcome to the Main Thread for the third week of the J.S.Bach Challenge! This is the place to post submissions of the third week!
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Here is my first video for this challenge. I took Sanel Redzic's masterclass and I hope I have incorporated his advice along with Enmanuelle's in his tutorial. Sanel's advice touched on the most difficult parts of this piece for me, making really legato the scales, and give the emphasis in the right places. I suppose I have to play it faster, what do you think? I like it slow... and please any more advice is super welcome! I try to make this piece as good as I can...
Prelude BWV 997 measures 1-34 Mar 24
Today, I was able to increase the speed from 45 to 50 on the metronome without too much problem. (My metronome tells this is no longer largo, but lento. Whoo hoo!) And just for fun, I added two measures on to the end of what I had been playing, which takes me to the end of page one on my score. It's an odd place to stop, but baby steps ...