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    Quote Originally Posted by Star View Post
    Wow! I can't thank everyone enough for the fantastic breadth of the replies to my seemingly simple question.

    However, undeniably, this one takes the cake.

    Slurp!

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    Of course there is the fugue at the end of the Diabelli Variations


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    And the Sanctus in Verdi's Requiem


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    Quote Originally Posted by martonic View Post
    Brahms: did he write this to torture piano students.
    I once read that pianist/composer Rachmaninov could generally learn and memorize a piece like Brahms Handel Variations in one evening.

    If such a piece ever took him longer he would be disappointed and feel as if he was 'losing it'.

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