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Computer Programmer who often does network administration with focus on security servers. Sometimes plays at slot machine programming.

Harmony in chopin

Harmony chopin book Harmony in Chopin, Cambridge University Press, 2015. ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/knowledgecenter/detail.action?docID=2056036. Advertisements

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WRIST excercise

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Etudes (Chopin) | Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing – eBooks | Read eBooks online

Etudes (Chopin): lt;div class=”hatnote”|>This article is about Frédéric Chopin’s Études. For the name of other ar… World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. — Read on self.gutenberg.org/articles/etudes_(chopin)

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Helmann, Jacob N. Consciously controlled piano tone.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Helmann, Jacob N. Consciously controlled piano tone. n.p., 1969] (OCoLC)703818804 Document Type: Book All Authors / Contributors: Jacob N Helmann Find more information about: Jacob N Helmann OCLC Number: 28503 Description: 68 pages : illustrations, … Continue reading

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Harmonic vs melodic minor

took a 250 yr old piano book (hummel) to motivate the distinction by *name* of harmonic vs melodic minor

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all the books show no spine/cover. What does it mean?

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Contacting from Piano Technique: The Taubman Approach

A brief introduction to Dorothy Taubman’s approach to piano technique. — Read on http://www.wellbalancedpianist.com/bptaubman.htm Assuming that the whole playing-arm is in the balanced-armature position (like the old record player needle arm) contacting is a tiny amount of flexion. The force … Continue reading

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Yet another op 10 no 2 blend

Ckavichord players play c and a minor “white note” scales wit 2-343434-5 This of course builds in rotations – remembering that that basic hand is well titled to the right. Played lightly, you get lots of bounce from the flexors. … Continue reading

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Paraphrasing, Abby tells one to have a laundry list of memorized items – things to think about ” right” upon first taking the piano stance. Lets make that list here is my list – as it comes to my mind. … Continue reading

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Mechanics of piano technic

Mechanics of piano technic Mechanics of piano technic https://unr-summon-serialssolutions-com.unr.idm.oclc.org/#!/search?bookMark=ePnHCXMwRZ1NCsIwEIW7kIKid5gLBFoz_cOlKO7VdUmbFIsxBtMuvL2TtNj9I5BAknkh75tNtBP-b7YZQoZLxlGMiBniOnpdle7YQ2kLvQFL039DgKgeYI4ECQ2aNjit96KYWKYtkLEGq8kuA1WlTwf-nfIvCfBjFzRuYkK6bbQaPiOdsffz6Xa8sLm3AFMpzyu2L5q8FdioRJFlkHRppjLFoqt4KmTmKZtlhaVIKpFksis8WK_gHLOykeRQhO-lzKZxl4BEPZre-C7KtfnamtTcs2DI9nniyw9FtFbD

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The bounce explained

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I thought of you when I read this quote from “How Chopin Revolutionized Piano Music.” by Michael Pasikov – “CHAPTER 4: Chopin Etude #1 Chopin Etude #1 is in C major and is influenced by Bach’s Prelude #1 in the … Continue reading

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I think you might like this book – “Abby Whiteside on Piano Playing: Indispensables of Piano Playing and Mastering the Chopin Etudes and Other Essays” by Abby Whiteside. Start reading it for free: http://a.co/8jWLUM4

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Another blend for op 10 ni 2

In the last blend story We considered flat fingers. In this blend story, we consider in and out. The blind is basically two sequences of fingerings: 12345, 678. The 12345 sequence is an in and out sequence, Starting on the … Continue reading

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The consciously controlled piano tone

APA Citation Helmann, J. N. (1969). The consciously controlled piano tone: most natural approach to the problem of artistic piano playing. 2d ed., enl. and rev. n.p.. MLA Citation Helmann, Jacob N. The Consciously Controlled Piano Tone: Most Natural Approach … Continue reading

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Mechanics of articulations

Chopins description is better – for learning how to deliver them:

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330 • Flat fingers « Pianist to Pianist, by Jura Margulis

330 • Flat fingers « Pianist to Pianist, by Jura Margulis — Read on http://www.pianisttopianist.com/ I love this – especially its pertinency to op 10 no 2 I love that his crab and scorpion sting follow at the end. We … Continue reading

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Chopin’s touch

What Chopin meant here was that the pleyrl action was responsive to his gravity-tap . Other “lesser” keybeds/actions didnt give any bounce-feedback (making chopin touch ineffective). He was left only with striking the key, getting whatever “standard” tone was built … Continue reading

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Op 10 no 1

First of all learn to gravity-tap using all fingers, per taubman technique. You have to be good at it. Second, on the way up (only), apply Edna’s notion of “in and out” to each octave’s (extended) appegio. The in and … Continue reading

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GitHub – pgimeno/mmus2mid: This project has moved to NotABug.org – https://notabug.org/pgimeno/mmus2mid

https://github.com/pgimeno/mmus2mid

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I thought of you when I read this quote from “How Chopin Revolutionized Piano Music.” by Michael Pasikov – “CHAPTER 4: Chopin Etude #1 Chopin Etude #1 is in C major and is influenced by Bach’s Prelude #1 in the … Continue reading

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chopin coloring book

https://arxiv.org/pdf/1703.06765.pdf

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took a physicist to explain the chopin etude middle section design ! (Cycles through all 12)

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We have been learning to play the Chopin Op. 10 number two study. The key technical requirements are exactly those proposed by White side. In addition, you have to play with the cut time rhythm. This means, every two notes … Continue reading

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Advanced Piano Coaching Online – aw4piano.info

Advanced Piano Coaching Online – aw4piano.info — Read on aw4piano.info/en/info1

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every north African congo drummer knows this. Be interesting to know how they describe the hand/finger patterns. May have “alternative” description.

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I think you might like this book – “Abby Whiteside on Piano Playing: Indispensables of Piano Playing and Mastering the Chopin Etudes and Other Essays” by Abby Whiteside. Start reading it for free: http://a.co/6wcchQx

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Active Piano Playing

Paraphrasing, Abby tells one to have a laundry list of memorized items – things to think about ” right” upon first taking the piano stance. Let’s make that list     here is my list – as it comes to … Continue reading

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Piano Rotation for dummies

Rotation – in its non initial but final form – is easy to describe. Why folks make it so mysterious i don’t know. Conjecture will run wild… In pc games you are used to moving the joystick (and screen character) … Continue reading

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