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#1259650 - 08/31/09 01:35 PM Scarlatti
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Hi Everyone, Is Selected Sonatas Volume One, edited by Dale Tucker, Belwin Edition, a good intro. for Scarlatti or is there better teaching material.

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#1259658 - 08/31/09 01:46 PM Re: Scarlatti [Re: tek153]
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For Scarlatti, I prefer the Ralph Kirkpatrick edition (Schirmer) in two volumes. His preface contains a mountain of wisdom. And he doesn't clog the pages with editorial fingerings or articulation or dynamic markings. He trusts the intelligence of the teacher.

I also like the Maurice Hinson edition (Alfred) in two volumes. His preface is more visual oriented, and his explanations are more specific to each selected sonata. I just don't care for some of the sonatas he chose to include. This is more of a "performance" edition, and the editorial suggestions actually make sense, and are quite helpful.
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#1259748 - 08/31/09 04:02 PM Re: Scarlatti [Re: AZNpiano]
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Agree with AZN...and it's about the only time I tell someone to use Schirmer =)

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#1259826 - 08/31/09 05:28 PM Re: Scarlatti [Re: Jennifer Eklund]
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Thanks AZN and Jennifer for your replies. I ordered the Schirmer version.

John

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#1259835 - 08/31/09 05:40 PM Re: Scarlatti [Re: tek153]
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For teachers themselves I see no substitute for getting all of them, then deciding which ones are suitable for students.
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#1260804 - 09/02/09 02:09 AM Re: Scarlatti [Re: Gary D.]
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Question to all: why did my suggestion that getting a complete set of all the Scarlatti sonatas totally shut down discussion in this topic?????????
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#1260806 - 09/02/09 02:16 AM Re: Scarlatti [Re: Gary D.]
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Probably nothing sinister, Gary smile . I only just noticed this topic a minute ago, and can't think how I didn't see it before.

I have the Schirmer, but it's always frustrated me because it seems that almost every time I come across a Scarlatti sonata I want to play it just isn't in that selection.
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