Etude Volume 11, No. 3

Etude Volume 11, No. 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... will thereby save much time and avoid many a mishap when performing. If 14. Bear in mind that the pedal is not a footstool; neither must it be used as a cloak for inaccurate playing. The more delicate sense of the correct use of the pedal will come of itself when you study harmony diligently. ft 16. Habituate yourself to playing before company, but play only that which you can perform properly. Otherwise abstain therefrom, or it will cause you twofold harm. f 16. Learn by heart that which you propose to play in public. If you have not to trouble about the notes you can concentrate the whole of your mind on execution and expression. 1f 17. If you are sensible you will gain more by the faultfinding of a musical connoisseur than by the praise of fifty others who understand little about music. f 18. Neglect no opportunity of playing in concert with others, especially if they are in advance of you. Through unisonic playing on two instruments, through four-and eight-handed playing, through duets, trios and quartettes, your own playing will become more rhythmical, flowing, and soulful. f 19. A few sheets of Cramer's studies, of Beethoven's sonatas, or Bdch's preludes weigh more than ten pounds of dance-music, operatic melodies, and pot pourri. If 20. There are many who can play difficult pieces with good execution and who are nevertheless unable to undertake to accompany a simple song or violin piece. He who cannot do this should learn to do so, for he is still very far distant from the portals of the temple of art. If 21. You will soon attain an appreciation of the inner meaning of music if you practice transposition. Begin with easy pieces with which you are familiar and leave the greater part of the work to your musical ear. If 22. A good...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236885015
  • 9781236885012