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The Art of Piano Pedaling: Filming Fur Elise down below (Videos)

I decided to take a nose dive with my iMac desk top and place it way down by my feet because today an adult student continued her IN DEPTH study of legato pedaling. She was specifically practicing the C section of Beethoven’s “Fur Elise,” that I coin, the “stormy” part. (It has the tremolo, and reflects the sudden mood shift the composer is known for)

Without further ado, and since a picture is worth a thousand words, it’s best to watch the video from a deeper perspective.

PLAY THROUGH

2 thoughts on “The Art of Piano Pedaling: Filming Fur Elise down below (Videos)”

  1. many thanks for sharing this! i have several students learning this popular piece of our wonderful Beethoven, who insist on pedaling throughout the piece, without changing the pedal at the changenof harmonies etc. i would love to share this with them. great blog !

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