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Topic: cold/shakey hands  (Read 1835 times)

Offline jennbo

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cold/shakey hands
on: June 06, 2004, 09:24:41 PM
i was just wondering
is it just me or do hands get cold and shakey when you're nervous.
i think it's just me
then i have fumbley fingers and i can't play.
and that leads to a nervous breakdown. :-[

Offline donjuan

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Re: cold/shakey hands
Reply #1 on: June 06, 2004, 10:33:20 PM
It happens to everyone..

I have a trick- run off to the washroom like, 5 minutes before your performance and use the hand dryer.  It will evaporate any sweat and keep your hands warm and mobile.  

You are just nervous..There was a page about cold hands:

https://www.pianoforum.net/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.cgi?board=perf;action=display;num=1082893749

Bernhard has some interesting thoughts, take a look!
donjuan

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Re: cold/shakey hands
Reply #2 on: June 07, 2004, 12:59:23 AM
*Completely irrelevant in every aspect*

I wish there was a "Who wants to be a Concert Pianist?" game show.

I'll never forget this thought of Bernhard (I forget the user and thread name):

"Jeez, Bernhard you're like an old friend of mine, ask him what time it is and he tells you how to build a clock."

Definitely the best post in the entire forum.  ;D
 

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