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#1222405 - 06/24/09 11:54 PM What grade if Flight of the Bumblebee by Korsakov?
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I want to learn Flight of the Bumblebee. Can someone please tell me the grade of this piece?

Thanks.

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#1222576 - 06/25/09 11:45 AM Re: What grade if Flight of the Bumblebee by Korsakov? [Re: razzigirl]
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Well, it is a transcription. It depends on which transcription you're playing.

Most likely Level 8 and above, unless it's a simplified edition.
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#1223231 - 06/26/09 04:56 PM Re: What grade if Flight of the Bumblebee by Korsakov? [Re: AZNpiano]
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thanks!

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#1223239 - 06/26/09 05:11 PM Re: What grade if Flight of the Bumblebee by Korsakov? [Re: AZNpiano]
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Originally Posted By: AZNpiano
Most likely Level 8 and above, unless it's a simplified edition.


I'd go with the "and above" part of that statement, it's very fast.
It's really fun to play, and worth learning IMO. smile
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#1223292 - 06/26/09 07:20 PM Re: What grade if Flight of the Bumblebee by Korsakov? [Re: Ebony and Ivory]
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It looks pretty hard. I don't think my fingers are capable of going that fast.


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#1223300 - 06/26/09 07:42 PM Re: What grade if Flight of the Bumblebee by Korsakov? [Re: Akira]
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that speed is amazing... if I could have just a bit of that speed... *dream* but personally I'd prefer it a touch slower... at times the notes sounded kind of overlapped to me... maybe my brain's just not fast enough laugh
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#1223317 - 06/26/09 08:15 PM Re: What grade if Flight of the Bumblebee by Korsakov? [Re: Akira]
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Akira, Wahnsinnig! Amazing! I just had a thread going about how to speed up -- but I don't think I'll ever reach such perfection!

What a joy to watch Yuja play, thanks for sharing!

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#1223345 - 06/26/09 09:36 PM Re: What grade if Flight of the Bumblebee by Korsakov? [Re: nan]
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I've seen several of Yuja Wang videos including this one. It really is amazing.

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