HIGH DEFINITION PIANO ANTHOLOGY

The School of Velocity Op. 299

 

Carl Czerny (1791 - 1857)

 

 

Die Schule der Geläufigkeit Op. 299
[The School of Fluency]

English title: The School of Velocity

 

           
  List of the recorded studies:  
           
  01. Etude in A-flat Maj. Op. 299 n. 37  
           
  02. Etude in G Maj. Op. 299 n. 38  
           
  03. Etude in D-flat Maj. Op. 299 n. 39  
           
  04. Etude in F Maj. Op. 299 n. 40  
           

 

To consult different editions of this work go to:

CARL CZERNY Op. 299 - IMSLP

 

HISTORICAL NOTES

The first publication of this series of studies for piano was made in Vienna by the publisher Anton Diabelli about in 1833 with the title:

"Die Schule der Geläufigkeit auf dem Pianoforte, oder : 30 Übungsstücke um die Schnelligkeit der Finger zu entwickeln".
["The School of Velocity at the Piano or : 30 practice exercises to develop the speed of the fingers"]

and at the same time in Paris by the publisher Maurice Schlesinger with the title:

"Étude de la vélocité pour le piano ; 30 exercices calculés pour développer l'égalité des doigts, composés par Charles Czerny".
["The School of Velocity at the Piano ; 30 studies to develop finger equality, composed by Carl Czerny"]

 

The second edition, improved with another 10 studies and coinciding with the current one,
was published in Vienna in 1838 by Anton Diabelli with the title modified in:

"Die Schule der Geläufigkeit auf dem Pianoforte, oder : 40 Übungsstücke um die Schnelligkeit der Finger zu entwickeln".
["The School of Velocity at the Piano or : 40 practice exercises to develop the speed of the fingers"]