It's impossible to reach a concert tempo in a fast piece by practicing it at the normal speed just like it's impossible to eat the whole elephant. Too many fast notes at once - and you crash just about every few measures.
What if you practiced by playing only a few fast notes at a time instead? What if you stopped every quarter-note at first, waited there as long as you need to look ahead to figure out what's happening at the next beat?
This method completely changes the game. Small chunks of music are easier to swallow.
Same with the elephant, right?
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.