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Rachmaninov had Big Hands!

Aleksey Igudesman and Richard Hyung-ki Joo met as 12-year-old students at the Yehudi Menuhin School of Music. Their music/comedy show, A Little Nighmare Music has played all over Europe, but they have never performed in the United States. Push play or go to YouTube. More videos are available at their site. -via Videosift

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Miss C, that's so awesome! By far, that's my favorite Rach Prelude to play. Maybe I have slightly larger hands than that pianist (as I don't need wooden helpers, lol), but some of those chords are basically impossible. You should see the music - it shows 4 staffs at the same time because his fingers could span almost the entire way from high c to low c, and he wrote music accordingly.
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That is absolutely brilliant! :D Finally, a clip I found online that I can share and enjoy with my father (he's a composer of the old, grumpy sort)

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