Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
127 registered (Adam Schaaf 58265, accordeur, anamnesis, Anne'sson, Akshay, 41 invisible), 1401 Guests and 8 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#448680 - 01/08/09 08:18 PM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
Morodiene Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/06/07
Posts: 12913
Loc: Boynton Beach, FL
 Quote:
Originally posted by playadom:
 Quote:
Originally posted by mrenaud:
 Quote:
Originally posted by apple*:
I'd checkout Beethoven's Sixth Sonata [/b]
Or even the Seventh (Op. 10,3). [/b]
The Seventh seems a little dissonant for his period. [/b]
LOL \:D

On a less classical side, how about Einaudi Ludovico's Le Onde? Lots of broken 6ths in there and it's quite a lovely little piece.
_________________________
private piano/voice teacher FT



Top
Piano & Music Gifts & Accessories (570)
Piano accessories and music gift items
#448681 - 01/08/09 11:45 PM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
Carey Offline
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/13/05
Posts: 6828
Loc: Phoenix, Arizona
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Chopin's 3rd Impromptu Opus 51.....
_________________________
Mason and Hamlin BB - 91640
YouTube channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/pianophilo

Top
#448682 - 01/08/09 11:47 PM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
Thracozaag Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/06/04
Posts: 1981
Loc: Salt Lake City
Brahms 1st concerto, 1st movement.
_________________________
"I'm a concert pianist--that's a pretentious way of saying I'm unemployed at the moment."--Oscar Levant

http://www.youtube.com/kojiattwood
https://www.giftedmusicschool.org/

Top
#448683 - 01/09/09 08:40 AM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
Juishi Offline
Full Member

Registered: 06/10/08
Posts: 123
There are quite long sixth passages in Scharwenka's 2nd piano concerto, first mov.

Top
#448684 - 01/10/09 09:45 PM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
Turn-Table Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/30/05
Posts: 161
Loc: United States
Try Liszt's transcription of Schumann's Widmung.

Look also Moszkowski's Etude in A-Flat Minor, Op. 72, No. 13.

Top
#448685 - 01/10/09 10:28 PM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
argerichfan Offline
9000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/15/06
Posts: 9060
Loc: Pacific Northwest, US.
 Quote:
Originally posted by Juishi:
There are quite long sixth passages in Scharwenka's 2nd piano concerto, first mov.
Yes indeed, pages 10 through 12. One hopes the conductor would have mercy; Scharwenka's orchestration can be unwieldy at times. It certainly explains his excessive use of double octaves in that concerto and the 3rd.

But over all, the 2nd is a really cool concerto. It awaits a truly sovereign performance. How about it Leif Ove Andsnes? (No such luck.)
_________________________
Jason

Top
#448686 - 01/11/09 02:49 AM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
wr Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/23/07
Posts: 8393
Brahms' 15th waltz has some of the best sixths ever. He also does so really nice stuff with them in the op. 119, no. 2 Intermezzo. Actually, he uses them all over the place in his music, and often with a strong expressive punch, but it's hard to just isolate them out and say "looky here". Also, he doubles the octave a lot with them, too.

Top
#448687 - 01/11/09 04:48 AM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
AZNpiano Online   sleepy
5000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/07/07
Posts: 5921
Loc: Orange County, CA
Try the theme from "Love Story." It has melodic sixths all over the place. And the melody is quite beautiful.
_________________________
Private Piano Teacher and MTAC Member

Top
#448688 - 01/11/09 04:12 PM Re: What are some beautiful pieces that use lots of sixths?
musiclady Offline
Full Member

Registered: 02/19/05
Posts: 431
Loc: Toronto, Canada
Bartok's Syncopated Dance (an early intermediate piece)
Kuhlau: sonatina in C major, op. 55. no. 2.

Meri
_________________________
Clarinet and Piano Teacher based out of Toronto, Canada.Web: http://donmillsmusicstudio.weebly.com

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ad) Teaching Music To Children
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
NAMM 2016
by Mark Cerisano, RPT
33 minutes 40 seconds ago
RPTs, Associates : Patrons and DIYers
by Adam Schaaf 58265
57 minutes 33 seconds ago
NAMM 2016 Housing Now Open!
by Piano World
Today at 11:12 AM
RPT's in Bay Area?
by Anne Francis
Today at 10:32 AM
Can you help me?
by Mark Cerisano, RPT
Today at 09:39 AM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
80,184 Registered Members
44 Forums
165,828 Topics
2,430,857 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission