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Active Repertoire

I follow www.pianodao.com, written by Andrew Eales. It is full of interesting ideas, which, although mainly piano focused, are useful for other instrumentalists as well. Here’s a link to a recent post about Active Repertoire¬†where you can also find a … Continue reading

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30/60 Happy Birthday to me

It isn’t my birthday just yet, but I am teaching ALL my piano and keyboard students to play “Happy Birthday” at the moment. Preferably from memory, as part of my “Active Repertoire” project. Easy-Peasy, for beginners who know the letter … Continue reading

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27/60 Active Repertoire

A recent post on www.pianodao.com reminded me that I had meant to do something about “active repertoire” If you go here; https://pianodao.com/2017/10/29/christmas-repertoire-sheets/ you can read all about it, and track back to the first post on this subject. The idea … Continue reading

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94/100 Memorization

A blog I follow is www.bulletproofmusician.com, written by Noa Kageyama. I used to be a great natural memoriser. My first piano teacher used to insist on learning all piece hands separately, in minute detail, before putting the hands together, and … Continue reading

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