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Aug
16
reviewed Close How much pedal should be used in practice?
Aug
15
reviewed No Action Needed Is it normal for frequent guitar playing to be accompanied by wrist pain?
Aug
14
comment How to play same note legato?
I answered the main question. I think for the bonuses you should make separate questions.
Aug
14
answered How to play same note legato?
Aug
13
comment How to synthesize grand piano sound
I believe the Yamaha is still sample-based. (Just mentioning so that people are careful; Yamaha's certainly not going to advertise that CP1 is not a virtual piano in the sense of V-piano and Pianoteq.)
Aug
10
comment playing softly - full grand piano
@user2097818: It all depends but one thing you can try for slow passages is this: keep the fingers and wrist kind of firm but "spring-like" and play from the elbow or shoulder. This allows you to use a larger and faster movement (which is easier to keep even even when there is friction) while still keeping the velocity of the key low. Maybe think how a cat would play... Well, it's really difficult to explain. Your best bet, as usual, is to find a good teacher.
Aug
9
answered Notation of multiple voices in Piano Music
Aug
9
answered playing softly - full grand piano
Aug
3
answered Tied Db in Liszt's Consolation No. 3
Aug
3
answered Triplets in 9/8 time
Jul
9
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Jul
9
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May
30
comment What is the correct fingering for this sequence of notes?
A good fingering depends on many things, like the properties of your hands, the tempo, articulation (legato/staccato/...) dynamics, pedal, position of strong beats etc. etc... For example, with my (right) hand, if the tempo would be about 120bpm, where each G is on a beat, and pedal is used, and I would like it to sound like some kind of flourishing, I would probably use 12345 12345 12323 5. If I want a little crescendo in the end I might use 12312 4 in the end. Here I use 1 for thumb as is standard (for both hands). It would be good if you could scan/take a picture of the score.
Mar
15
reviewed Reject Instruments natively tuned to just intonation
Mar
10
answered Do accidentals override key signature?
Feb
10
answered Why aren't intervals zero-indexed?
Jan
18
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Jan
13
comment What do scale fingerings have to do with musicianship in the context of college auditions?
What do you have to support your claim in the last paragraph? Because at least where I live, nobody cares about what fingerings you use. Have you actually been to an audition and you were not accepted just because you used the wrong fingerings?
Jan
7
comment How much practicing time per week is enough to progress with piano for beginner?
Well, I put it as a comment since in my opinion it doesn't answer your question... Anyway, I do think it could be better to practice daily, and one session should be short enough that one can practice well the whole time. It is mentally hard work, so if you try practicing for an hour it might be that you practice well for 15 minutes and then the rest is just fiddling around making no progress.
Jan
7
comment How much practicing time per week is enough to progress with piano for beginner?
This depends on too many factors... How about you try something, like 15-30min/day of good practice, and then in a couple weeks ask the teacher and the kid how it's working?