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By Eric Hope

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Much will now have been accomplished. Next, this achievement must be consolidated; to do this, we must simply repeat four, five or six times what we have already done. If the thought has been sufficiently clear and detailed, it should be possible, after a few repetitions, to play the section from memory. With practice and experience it will be found possible to memorise each section simply by silently reading, analysing and thinking about it. When this can be done, all the repetitions of the section may be made as this can be without looking at the copy.

L- Hhap*wiy BA was one of the first composers to use the 'impreswhich we associate particularly with Debussy and Ravel. Many passages in his works call for this somewhat Liszt sionistic' effects exceptional use of the pedal. Consider the following: HANDBOOK OF PIANO PLAYING 5- Here the prescribed pedalling, provided the passage is played sufficiently piano* is quite possible on a modern instrument; it will give a magical, veiled quality quite unlike that produced clearly articulated, Czerny-hke execution.

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. In order to develop the muscles and stretch the fingers to fit them for the often strenuous work of piano playing, exercises away from the instrument are invaluable. The need for such exercises varies with individuals, those whose physical endowment is frail needing them more than those with a robust physique.

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