Tag Archives: memory

Sunday 17th May – Four Card Trick

I haven’t played this game for a while, but did it with a couple of classes a few weeks ago. Actually it was the same set of classes that I have just been talking about in the previous post: In … Continue reading

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Issue 57: How long does it take to memorise a piece?

“How long is a piece of string?” Stephen Hough’s article (http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/culture/stephenhough/100066281/how-long/ is a fascinating read, and set me to thinking about memorising. The way my first “real” piano teacher, Valerie Dixon, taught me, resulted in me memorising everything that I … Continue reading

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