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Race Result Details

Racer Sean Wrona (arenasnow)
Race Number 7864
Date Sat, 8 Jun 2019 00:08:39 +0000
Speed 197 WPM Try to beat?
Accuracy 99.8%
Rank 1st place (out of 2)

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Tatum used a special device to elongate his descending pentatonic runs, to sustain them over longer groups of bars. In addition to inserting descending chromatic connective tones, he also inserted some ascending skips (usually fourths, fifths, or sixths), followed by a descending skip landing a whole-step below any of the tones of the pentatonic run he was using. In this way, he was able to "gain" some ground, and was then ready to play another portion of the descending pentatonic run.
The Right Hand According to Tatum: A Guide to Tatum's Improvisational Techniques Plus 10 Transcribed Piano Solos (book) by Riccardo Scivales and Art Tatum (see stats)

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