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By Eric Hope

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0 note and a note of accompaniment have to be played together, the problem is that of making the former sound with a greater amount of tone than the latter. Since we have said that tone quantity depends solely upon the speed with which the key travels downwards, it would appear that When a melody we must move fairly quickly (at the beginning of the and the E less quickly first bar) the G sharp and yet make both keys arrive at their beds simultaneously. An impossible feat, you may say, and to attempt consciously to control such a combination of movements in the course of performance would indeed be hazardous.

It has already been shown that the learning of physical movements is fundamentally a mental process, and even the practice of technical exercises should never be undertaken without a clear mental picture of the actions to be performed. Knowledge, concentration, and constant analysis of the physical sensations which accompany the various movements and muscular conditions of the parts of the body used in and technique built up in this way will possess a permanency and reliability unobtainable by other playing, are essential; methods.

Press down with one finger, at the same time moving your wrist freely up and down, or Now from side to side, or with a circular motion; the direction does not matter so long as real freedom of movement is observed. The elbow and the shoulder will, of course, move too, with equal freedom and with a feeling of lightness. Keep the arm moving and increase the pressure of the finger so that, in its tip sinking deeply into the table. imagination, you feel this, using each finger in turn, and then with combinations of fingers.

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