Re: Saint-Saens sonata

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i know it’s way past since your recital but since others might see this, felt i should post mine

normal g

x x x | x o o F
a c# Bb

normal b

then normal g, e and so forth

basically, finger g but also add the a and c# in left hand wing joint, and Bb on the right hand. this gets your left thumb closer to the c key for the high b (which i finger as normal) and there’s no confusion in your right index and pinky.. they don’t move. it sets up nice anchors and helps cover wide distances with the left thumb.