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Charles Ives violin sonatas


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#1 Gordon Shumway

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Posted 13 July 2021 - 16:26

The first movement of number 4 is grade 5, but I think it's harder than other grade 5 stuff - I've eliminated the downbow slurred semiquaver staccato (based on my CD of it, where the tempo is 160 bpm) and made a couple of other minor changes to get the bowing to work out.

Has anyone else tried it?


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