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#1938776 - 08/07/12 12:52 PM Nauges Gris
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I need help with "Nuages Gris" by Franz Liszt.
In the bass notes it sounds like their playing more "B"'s than theres written down. For example it sounds like theres around 8 "B"'s played when theres only written four. Can someone explain!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYKl41e_hoU


Edited by WilliamByrd (08/07/12 12:55 PM)

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#1938791 - 08/07/12 01:19 PM Re: Nauges Gris [Re: WilliamByrd]
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Originally Posted By: WilliamByrd
I need help with "Nuages Gris" by Franz Liszt.
In the bass notes it sounds like their playing more "B"'s than theres written down. For example it sounds like theres around 8 "B"'s played when theres only written four. Can someone explain!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYKl41e_hoU


Those are tremolo sixteenths in the left hand, so there should be four to a beat (alternating octaves) which means 16 to a measure.

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#1938841 - 08/07/12 03:10 PM Re: Nauges Gris [Re: WilliamByrd]
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Originally Posted By: WilliamByrd
I need help with "Nuages Gris" by Franz Liszt.
In the bass notes it sounds like their playing more "B"'s than theres written down. For example it sounds like theres around 8 "B"'s played when theres only written four. Can someone explain!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYKl41e_hoU


Sometimes publishers do a little shorthand. It saves ink and looks cleaner on the page. Those are 16 notes. Note the 16th note stems attached to the seeming half notes.
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#1938846 - 08/07/12 03:28 PM Re: Nauges Gris [Re: WilliamByrd]
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But.. How many times should i play these notes. I mean. If it says four notes after eachother on the bassline.. How many notes does that result in 16th notes?

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#1938854 - 08/07/12 03:38 PM Re: Nauges Gris [Re: WilliamByrd]
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Originally Posted By: WilliamByrd
But.. How many times should i play these notes. I mean. If it says four notes after eachother on the bassline.. How many notes does that result in 16th notes?


Just like Bruce said. You will be playing a tremolo of 16th notes in a measure of 4/4. That will be 16 notes each measure (for the left hand).
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#1938890 - 08/07/12 05:41 PM Re: Nauges Gris [Re: WilliamByrd]
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Okei. Thanks!

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