Czerny's Op 740

The Art of Finger Dexterity

4th Series: Studies 42 -50

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Op 740 #42, 1st Version: quick 6/8 Waltz in running 16ths, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #42, 2nd Version: light 2/4, RH in continuous triplets, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #42, 3rd Version (with #41): presto 6/8, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #43, 1st Version: short 3/4 Adagio, 4 sets of 8

Op 740 #43, 2nd Version: 4/4 Plies, 16  sets of 8

Op 740 #43, 3rd Version: little Landler, 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #43, 4th Version: “Bin ich gleich von dir Gewichen," 8 sets of 8 

Op 740 #43, 5th Version: extended quick Waltz, 28 sets of 8

Op 740 #44, 1st Version: sparkling 2/4 in triplet 16ths, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #44, 2nd Version: light, quick 6/8, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #44, 3rd Version (with #23): fast 6/8, both hands in 16ths, 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #44, 4th Version (with #41): skipping 2/4 in triplet 16ths, 16 sets of  8

Op 740 #45, 1st Version: short, passionate Song Without Words, 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #45, 2nd Version: 6/8 Adagio, 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #45, 3rd Version: extended 6/8 Waltz, 28 sets of 8

Op 740 #45, 4th Version: extended Coda, 36 sets of 8

Op 740 #45, 5th Version: little 4/4 contrapuntal study, 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #46, 1st Version: Grands Battements, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #46, 2nd Version: Ronds de Jamb en l’Air, 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #47, 1st Version: simple 2-count Tendus, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #47, 2nd Version: light delicate 3/8, RH in continuous 16ths, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #48, 1st Version: florid “gesture” music, 16 sets of 8

Op 740 #48, 2nd Version: “La Marche des Rois Mages,” 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #49, 1st Version: extended Can-Can, 28 sets of 8

Op 740 #49, 2nd Version:  Rhumba-Tango-Cha Cha, 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #49, 3rd Version: 6/8 Petit Allegro, 28 sets of 8

Op 740 #50, 1st Version: Grands Battements in 2, 8 sets of 8

Op 740 #50 2nd Version: “Mishap on the Volga,” 12 sets of 8 + cadenza