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You can learn piano up to 1000 times faster (!) compared to other methods. This is the first book ever written on how to practice at the piano. For hundreds of years, many teachers and other books taught you what techniques to acquire, but that is of little use unless you know how to acquire them quickly, as Mozart, Liszt, etc., did.

You can learn piano up to 1000 times faster (!) compared to other methods. This is the first book ever written on how to practice at the piano. For hundreds of years, many teachers and other books taught you what techniques to acquire, but that is of little use unless you know how to acquire them quickly, as Mozart, Liszt, etc., did.
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You can learn piano up to 1000 times faster (!) compared to other methods. This is the first book ever written on how to practice at the piano. For hundreds of years, many teachers and other books taught you what techniques to acquire, but that is of little use unless you know how to acquire them quickly, as Mozart, Liszt, etc., did.

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FoPP 013 1.II.5 Practice the Most Difficult Sections First

3/1/2007
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Returning to Fur Elise, there are two difficult sections with 16 and 23 bars. Start by practicing the most difficult sections first.These will take the longest time to learn, so they should be given the most practice time. Since the ending of most pieces is generally the most difficult, you will learn most pieces starting [...]

Duration:00:01:35

FoPP 012 1.II.4 Starting a Piece

2/22/2007
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Starting a Piece: Listening and Analysis (Fur Elise) http://www.pianofundamentals.com/book/en/1.II.4

Duration:00:04:19

FoPP 011 1.II.3 Bench Height and Distance from Piano

2/15/2007
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The right height of the bench and its distance from the piano is also very much a matter of personal taste. A good starting point … http://www.pianofundamentals.com/book/en/1.II.3

Duration:00:02:20

FoPP 010 1.II.2.Finger Positions

2/8/2007
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Everyone seems to have her/is own ideas about finger positions, so it is clear that there are no rigid rules. The only guidance is that the fingers should be in the most relaxed and powerful positions… http://www.pianofundamentals.com/book/en/1.II.2

Duration:00:02:56

FoPP 009 1.II.1.The Practice Routine

2/1/2007
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Many students use the following practice routine … EVERY STEP OF THIS PROCEDURE IS WRONG! Note that the above practice routine is an “intuitive” method. We describe the components of a proper practice routine in the following sections. They are presented in approximately the order in which a student might use them from start to finish of a [...]

Duration:00:07:13

FoPP 008 1.I.4. Basic Approach, Interpretation, Musical Training, Perfect Pitch

1/25/2007
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Teachers play a critical role in showing students how to play and practice musically. …

Duration:00:09:14

FoPP 007 1.I.3. Technique, Music and Mental Play

1/18/2007
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Although it is not easy to define music precisely, we can discuss how to play musically, as done througout this book. … http://fopp.henrik-pantle.de/ http://www.pianofundamentals.com

Duration:00:06:19

FoPP 006 1.I.2. What is Piano Technique?

1/11/2007
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We must understand what technique means because not understanding technique leads to incorrect practice methods. …

Duration:00:07:32

FoPP 005 1.I.1.Objective

1/4/2007
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The objective of this book is to present the best known mehtods for practicing piano. …

Duration:00:03:30

FoPP 004 Preface4of4

12/28/2006
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There is an intimate relationship between music and mathemathics. … Acknowledgement This book is dedicated to my wife Merry, whose love, support, and boundless energy is what enabled me to devote so much time to this project. If you feel that you have benefited from this book and wish to express your appreciation, please send a contribution to: [...]

Duration:00:11:39

FoPP 003 Preface3of4

12/21/2006
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Most of this book deals with one important point — namely, that the best piano practice methods are surprisingly counter-intuitive …

Duration:00:12:45

FoPP 002 Preface2of4

12/14/2006
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Why are these practice methods so revolutionary? For detailed answers …

Duration:00:13:30

FoPP 001 Preface1of4

12/7/2006
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This is the first book ever written on how to practice at the piano! …

Duration:00:12:00