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What are the best exercises for someone who had played the piano for 3 years but has had a 4 year break and wants to get back into playing, Hannon or Czerny?

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Both are fine. Choose one. You will not miss out on anything if you choose one over the other. The most important thing for you is daily, quality practice. Choose literature that is playable but challenging.

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Hanon exercises are available at www.hanon-online.com. Practice them in all keys to develop finger strength and dexterity.

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This does not answer the question, which was not about where to find the Hanon exercises, but whether Hanon or Czerny is better for a student in the asker's situation. – Todd Wilcox Sep 29 '15 at 19:38

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