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#2138135 - 08/24/13 07:43 AM Need Some Help with a Trill
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This is from the larghetto of Chopin's op 11 concerto. I hope one or several of you can explain to me (in a manner comprehensible to a complete idiot - moi )exactly how that trill is to be executed. Thanks!

Slow down and do it right.

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#2138203 - 08/24/13 10:35 AM Re: Need Some Help with a Trill [Re: -Frycek]
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I think you just trill the top note.

#2138221 - 08/24/13 11:16 AM Re: Need Some Help with a Trill [Re: Orange Soda King]
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Ditto. Let go of the bottom note to play the trill. Also, if you can't make the trill last the full time value for whatever reason, two wiggles will suffice.

Edited by laguna_greg (08/24/13 11:18 AM)
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#2138336 - 08/24/13 02:22 PM Re: Need Some Help with a Trill [Re: -Frycek]
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Thanks. I've been playing this piece for years. Suddenly just got to wondering. Glad to know I've been doing it correctly.
Slow down and do it right.


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