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How to Practice on the Piano: Reflections and Suggestions
No preview available - 2015
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Page 42 - Only a practised and strong player will be able to carry it through more than three or four keys.
Page 43 - ... of the hands, than that the arms should be freed from their awkward position.
Page 47 - a series of scales in Thirds, with special fingering. Another...
Page 53 - To attain this, the hands should remain always spread out over the keys, so that between the last chord of the left...