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Topic: Practicing easy stuff.  (Read 1254 times)

Offline bravuraoctaves

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Practicing easy stuff.
on: December 12, 2004, 04:52:54 PM
When doing so, I end up neglecting it, so if I practice a difficult piece and an easy piece simultaneously, the difficult one will improve faster.

How do I get myself to not neglect the piece.

Offline rafant

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Re: Practicing easy stuff.
Reply #1 on: December 14, 2004, 04:23:06 PM
I guess your stuff is currently chosen by a teacher. Is the piece of a pedagogical kind or does pertain to the repertory? For pedagogical pieces (like a Czerny exercise), try to know what is the technical purpose or which ability is being enhanced. For repertory ones, look for the artistic value.

Offline bravuraoctaves

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Re: Practicing easy stuff.
Reply #2 on: December 14, 2004, 08:14:28 PM
You've hit it!!!

This week I'm lacking artistic inspiration!
 

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