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Sep
2
comment Are short fingers detrimental to becoming a pianist?
@SaeedNeamati, speaking from experience (the question Matthew links is mine), his point about straining and stretching is very valid. When I was doing more performing and competing, it was unfortunately common to see my wrist/hand wrapped up when I was done with an event. "Oh I'm fine, just too much piano" is a weird reply when someone asks what happened. (; However, don't let that scare you/her away from leisurely play - it was only when training for high stress events and only for the few days around it.
Jul
8
awarded  Synonymizer
Jun
5
awarded  Convention
May
13
comment What does a conductor actually do?
Perhaps to you it is, but maybe it isn't to a random person who finds this question on Google. Link only answers are discouraged across the network.
May
12
reviewed Approve Hang drum, what type of music is this?
May
12
revised How can I train my ear for music?
remove site promotion
May
12
comment What does a conductor actually do?
Rather than an answer with nothing but a link that sends someone off to another site, it would be preferred explained your link, perhaps summarized. The goal of Stack Exchange sites are to be the place you find answers, not the place you get sent on a wild goose chase.
May
12
revised How to formulate a chord on the piano?
remove site promotion
May
12
revised English translation for “rubato”
"good" is probably implied here (:
May
12
reviewed Approve sheet-music tag wiki excerpt
May
12
reviewed Approve practice tag wiki excerpt
May
12
reviewed Approve exercises tag wiki excerpt
May
12
reviewed Approve Does environmental (or food/drink) temperature have an effect on the voice?
May
12
reviewed Approve technique tag wiki excerpt
May
11
reviewed Approve ethnomusicology tag wiki excerpt
May
11
reviewed Approve composition tag wiki excerpt
May
11
reviewed Approve Will my wind instrument be damaged if I leave it assembled?
May
11
reviewed Approve What is the importance of practicing scales on piano, and the proper fingering of them?
May
11
comment Well-known composers or piano pieces generally suitable for someone with small hands?
@neilfein yes. And the line between composition and improvisation isn't relevant for me. I suck at both. >_<
May
11
comment Well-known composers or piano pieces generally suitable for someone with small hands?
@neilfein, I may have many talents, but composing isn't one of them. (: