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 Post subject: Schumann Op. 9, Carnaval: Sphinxes?
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 6:42 pm 
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So what in the world is a pianist supposed to do with that?

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Location: Obamanation, unfortunately...
what the heck are those symbols symbolizing?

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These are not 'symbols' but double notes. You sometimes see them to fill a complete 4/2 of 8/4 bar.
They represent different permutations of the ASCH theme, a these assiciated with Clara's birthplace Asch, and featuring prominently in Carnaval. The concensus is that they should not be played.

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