Chopin Etudes Op. 25

Chopin's Opus 10 etudes. A video on each. We are discussing technique, musicianship and best practices


person Alan Fraser

video_library 9 Episodes

schedule 1 hour 43 minutes 20 seconds

Updated: 4 years ago


Episode 1

Chopin-Etude in A Flat Major Op 25 No 1

Not too difficult if you apply a few simple tips

access_time2 minutes 57 seconds


Episode 2

Chopin-Etude in f Minor Op 25 No 2

Quite a few concepts from rotation to elasticity

access_time10 minutes 26 seconds


Episode 3

Chopin-Etude in g sharp minor Op 25 No 6

Oh that left hand..

access_time26 minutes 38 seconds


Episode 4

Chopin-Etude in f Major Op 25 No 3

We are looking for a specific degree of flattens in the fingers that gives us "snappy" and sharp sound we want

access_time16 minutes 12 seconds


Episode 5

Chopin-Etude in a minor Op 25 No 4

Everybody plays staccato but they forget to phrase while doing so

access_time8 minutes 8 seconds


Episode 6

Chopin-Etude in e minor Op 25 No 5

Stand up and become snaky!

access_time15 minutes 44 seconds


Episode 7

Chopin-Etude in d flat major Op 25 No 8

Keep the hand in this state where you don't think of the 6th in the right hand and maintain the elastic structure

access_time7 minutes 26 seconds


Episode 8

Chopin-Etude in g flat major Op 25 No 9

Get the touch for Chopin's sound. The action on modern pianos is more heavy than on pianos in Chopin's time.

access_time6 minutes 13 seconds


Episode 9

Chopin-Etude in b minor Op 25 No 10

Octaves and the beautiful middle section. Such a versatile etude.

access_time9 minutes 36 seconds