Fantasie Impromptu and hand flexibility?



Asked by: Toni Kang

Can you play Fantasie Impromptu with small hands?





Re: Left hand in Chopin Fantasie Impromptu
I would only suggest 5-3-1-2-1-3 if you have a particularly small hand and have trouble with 5-3-2-1-2-3. The LH is supposed to be very fluid, and having a crossing could take away from that.

Why is Fantaisie-Impromptu so difficult?

In this instance, one of the hardest things about the fantaisie-impromptu is the fact that it involves simple time in one hand, played against compound time in the other.

Is Fantasie Impromptu impressive?

Chopin’s great Opus 66 is a colossus of the piano repertoire. So obviously this Australian pianist has recorded a version on melodica. Jonathan Ong has spent years honing his pianistic craft.

Is Fantaisie Impromptu harder than Moonlight Sonata 3rd movement?

Absolutely the easiest. The hardest is third movement.

How long does it take to learn Fantasie Impromptu?





I’d expect you can probably learn the whole piece in 3 to 6 months. Perhaps faster depending on your ability and how much time you have to practise.

What is the hardest Chopin piece?

25, No. 6, in G-sharp minor, is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin focusing on thirds, trilling them at a high speed. Also called the Double Thirds Étude, it is considered one of the hardest of Chopin’s 24 Études, ranking the highest level of difficulty according to the Henle difficulty rankings.

Is fantasie-impromptu Grade 8?

On my opinion, it is at least Grade 8. But he can play this song just learning for 3 weeks! Moreover, he has never played a piece with 4 against 3 before! He doesn’t have any major problems in my music teacher and my eyes, except he can be a bit more emotional when he is playing.

How hard is La Campanella?

‘La Campanella’, which translates as ‘little bell’, comes from a larger work – the Grandes études de Paganini – and is famous for being one of the most difficult pieces ever written for piano. The piece’s technical demands include enormous jumps for the right hand played at an uncomfortably speedy tempo.

How hard is Ocean Etude?

It’s extremely challenging. I would say if you played the Beethoven at the virtuoso level, you might have a chance with the it. But it’s probably better to leave it until you have played several other Chopin Etudes. It requires amazing independence of hands, agility, and endurance.



What RCM level is La Campanella?

Grade 12

Composer Franz Liszt
Title Etude S 140 No 3 in A-Flat Minor La campanella
ID 140.03
Grade 12 (Licentiate Diploma)
Syllabus RCM

What is the hardest piano?

The 12 Hardest And Most Difficult Piano Pieces Of All Time



  • Opus Clavicembalisticum – Sorabji.
  • Sonata No. …
  • Piano Sonata No. …
  • Ballade No. 4 – Chopin.
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. …
  • Three Movements from Petrushka – Stravinsky.
  • Goldberg Variations – Bach.
  • Piano Sonata No 2 in B Flat Minor – Chopin.

Is La Campanella harder than Fantaisie Impromptu?

La Campanella is extremely difficult. Much more difficult than Fantasie Impromptu.

How hard is Clair de Lune?

I think most pianists discover Clair de Lune at some point because it’s not a very difficult piece to play, although it’s a difficult piece to play well. It was as a young pianist that I discovered it. It’s got all the things that you enjoy as a pianist.