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Chopin - Nocturne in E-flat

The famous Nocturne in E-flat major, op 9 no 2 belong to a set of three Nocturnes, written in the beginning of the 1830s. They were dedicated to Marie Moke Pleyel, a virtuoso pianist and the wife of Camille Pleyel. Read more >>

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el dragon
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« on: June 24, 2008, 04:12:32 PM »

 
I play Bass, and The the standard introductory method book for double bass is written by Franz Simandl (1840-1912)

 I would believe that there is such a book for Piano? Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2008, 07:23:15 PM »

  High 'brow crowd...hmmm? Is it the Bass playing part? Sorry, not everyone can be as "talented" as you folks.

I am outta here!  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2008, 03:02:16 AM »

Try moving your question to the student corner.

Because piano is a widely studied instrument for both young and old, there is such a diverse selection of publications one could use.  A good piano teacher would select music and exercises that suit your particular experience and skill. 
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2008, 09:57:45 AM »

there's like a billion of those books. All for different schools (russian school, with a lot of arm, the blablabla school with no arm at all etc.)

Sooo... There's the Leschitzky(somthing)-methode, which builds on hand possition
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well, that's the only one I can think of now, but there is a lots more books and methods =)
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« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2008, 05:07:01 PM »

Have a look here:

http://pianoforum.net/smf/index.php/topic,4405.msg40979.html#msg40979
(method books)


Best wishes,
Bernhard
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« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2008, 09:04:55 PM »

Best wishes,
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