Primer of Pianoforte Playing

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Macmillan, 1877 - Piano - 126 pages
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Page 23 - С without flats or sharps, with its short diatonic distances, or small seconds, between the third and fourth, and between the seventh and eighth degrees.
Page 125 - ... regards the division of time, the advanced student will be able to judge from his own experience what arrangement is best calculated to insure progress. As a general rule, the following proportions will be found advantageous : — PRACTICE OF ONE HOUR AND A HALF. Minutes. Finger exercises, scales, etc 25 Study 15 Old study already learnt 10 Sonata or other piece • . . . . 30 Playing over piece already learnt, or sight-reading . . lo 9 i PRACTICE OK FOUR HOURS, DIVIDED INTO TWO HALVES— MORNING...
Page 72 - Very often the end of a phrase is followed by a rest, and when this is the case both the end of one phrase and the beginning of the next is...
Page 73 - In the two first examples the whole melody is legato, even at the moment of passing from the end of one phrase to the beginning...
Page 103 - Beats will be found symmetrical in effect. If the Trill be accompanied by groups of notes, the number of Beats must be more strictly determined.

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