Building on phrasing from Exercise 1, Exercise 2 of Czerny’s Op. 599 introduces us to some new technique and a different theme.
Building on Exercise 1, Czerny Exercise 2 of Op. 453 gets a bit more complex with more technical facility required.
Czerny is an excellent source for learning and revising different technique. It is different to Hanon in that it has more musical value and no other composer has come close in integrating skills with exercises. In his first Exercise of Op. 599 we start out with basic independence, broken chords and phrasing as well as counting the basic note values.
The first exercise of Czerny, Exercises for the piano, Op. 453.