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 Post subject: Prokofiev, Toccata, d minor... right?
PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:16 pm 
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Did Musgiz really make an error this big?
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 Post subject: Re: Prokofiev, Toccata, d minor... right?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:24 am 
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All the versions I see on IMSLP and other places don't even have a key listed under the title. It's just Toccata. This sure looks like a major error, I mean a c major error....haha

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 Post subject: Re: Prokofiev, Toccata, d minor... right?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:55 am 
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Haha, I don't think Russian editions are famous for their accuracy. Plus they have a problem with letters. They probably meant S major :P
Having said that, the first big climax IS in C major. Doesn't make it right of course.

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 Post subject: Re: Prokofiev, Toccata, d minor... right?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:41 pm 
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Certainly a mistake. Better not to indicate a "key" or to say its "on D" rather than "in D minor."

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 Post subject: Re: Prokofiev, Toccata, d minor... right?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:46 pm 
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The funny thing is, at first I was going through noticing all the chromatic-scale figures and otherwise trying to come up with rationalizations that would justify C major. Then I gave up and suspected an error. Glad to know I am in good company!


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