Sostenuto in E flat

Walkthrough (3)

Double Notes

There is another awkward place in Sostenuto, where the RH has double notes (bars 14-15). This will require some careful organisation, and some thorough practice. Once you have settled on a fingering, write it in your score and stick to it. The given fingering is actually very good, but it is not the only possibility. Begin your practice by playing the upper melody line firmly, making sure to use the fingering you’ll end up using when you play the other line together with it. This is actually really important! Then do the same with the lower voice,...

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