Contrapuntal Piano Playing, Volume 2
Three-part writing and free polyphonic writing. Preliminary exercises are provided to practice a) the silent change of finger, b) two differently articulated parts played by one hand, and c) inaudible transfer of the middle part from one hand to the other. Selected pieces, in which the right hand plays two parts and left hand one are: Hummel, Air Russe. Kuhnau, Sarabande. Handel, Fughette. Walther, Choral 'Mach's mit mir Gott, nach diener Guth'. J.C. Bach, Trio. Pachelbel, Werde munter, mein Gemute. Handel, Two Variations on an Aria. J.S. Bach, Praludium. Selected pieces in which right hand plays one part and left hand two are: J. Duiphly, Rondeau. Pachelbel, Variations over 'Werde munter, mein Gemute'. J.S. Bach, Anglaise. J.S. Bach, Sarabande. J.S. Bach, Choral "Wer nur den lieben Gott last walten'. Thirdly are pieces in which the middle part is shared by both hands: Handel, Gigue, F.W. Zachow, Choralpraludium 'Vom Himmel hoch'. J.S. Bach, Sinfonia. Mozart, Courante, Handel, Sarabande. Schumann, Tune in canon.