Mephisto Waltz No. 1 with Kemal Gekic

Kemal Gekic teaching Mephisto Waltz No. 1

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By Kemal Gekic

9 Lessons

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SERIES LESSONS

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1

What is this Waltz All About

Stefan performs for Kemal and they start working on the piece, trying to understand what it is about.

2

Architectural Planning in Music

The piece has its own life and dynamic. A performer needs to be well aware of those

3

Suggestion-Accents-Non-Accents

Kemal is looking for a specific dirty sound and explains the difference between accents and non accents

4

Liszt and Musical Meter

Kemal talks about meter and how elastic it can be in Liszt's compositions.

5

Striking Effects

We are talking about dynamics and some interesting effects one should do when playing this waltz

6

It's All About the Atmosphere

You can play all the notes but the "atmosphere" has to be there

7

Interesting Harmonies

We are covering dolce appassionato and presto sections and talking about the character, harmonies..

8

Mystery Hidden in the Layers of Sound

We are moving through the piece and talking about the sound differentation, layers

9

The Whole Structure of the Piece

We are talking about the structure and Kemal points out that everything played must really sound well