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comment Piano Exercices to go beyond John Thompson's Modern Course?
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answered What is good software for learning how to sight-read?
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comment Piano Exercices to go beyond John Thompson's Modern Course?
Have you see Cooke? He's got enough scale-related ideas to keep a person hopping for a very long time, and is kind of a hoot if you like old books.
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answered Piano Exercices to go beyond John Thompson's Modern Course?
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comment Sibelius op .75 Number 5: is the composer a bit sloppy, is my edition a bit sloppy, or am I missing something
Many thanks. It's cheering that my teacher and I had tentatively reached the same conclusion.
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accepted Sibelius op .75 Number 5: is the composer a bit sloppy, is my edition a bit sloppy, or am I missing something
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answered When is it proper (if ever) to extend time signatures (8/4 vs 4/4)?
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asked Playing Haydn on the modern piano, reading list?
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answered How much do we know about how ancient Greek and Roman music sounded?
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comment Why are violin bows longer than viola bows, than cello bows, than double-bass bows ?
Q: Why are violas bigger than violins? A: They aren't. The violinists heads are bigger.
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answered How can I improve my piano sight reading?
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answered Are Hanon exercises mindless unmusical repetiton or a great way to develop finger strength and dexterity?
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comment Sibelius op .75 Number 5: is the composer a bit sloppy, is my edition a bit sloppy, or am I missing something
Yes, an actual comma written above the staff. I've seen them before but never in the same piece with a fermata.
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