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Carl Czerny, Op. 823, No. 56

Carl Czerny

This piece is full of technical challenges for young pianists. For example, they may have difficulty with the rhythmic variations in each hand. Also, the fast-paced triplets in both hands can be challenging to keep steady and even. Maintaining a steady pulse is an important aspect. Two other notable elements include dynamic contrasts and articulation markings, which include numerous staccato notes and two-note slurs.


Caroline Krause, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates Fellow