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The piano practice physician's handbook

Author: Nicola Cantan
Publisher: Dublin, [Ireland] : Colourful Keys Books, ©2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Piano Practice Physician's Handbook takes a fresh look at how piano teachers teach practice skills. These 32 piano student ailments and their cures open up new ways of thinking about piano practice problems. With this straight-forward and practical guide piano teachers can get their students practicing more effectively, making faster progress, and having more fun!"--Page 4 of cover.
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Cantan, Nicola.
Piano practice physician's handbook.
Dublin, [Ireland] : Colourful Keys Books, ©2017
(OCoLC)1031273029
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Cantan
ISBN: 9781386949275 1386949272
OCLC Number: 1043670310
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (137 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Your piano practice clinic --
Part One. Chronic issues aka bad practice habits --
1. Start again syndrome: obsessive playing from the beginning no matter the circumstances --
2. Finger fascination: the tendency to stare at one's own fingers while playing --
3. Leap phobia: the habitual slowing of one's tempo to prepare for a leap --
4. Octave disorientation: the confounding of notes with the same name in different octaves --
5. I-played-it-better-at-home-itis: the insistence that in-lesson playing doesn't properly reflect one's practice --
6. Finger hiccups: the habitual repeating of a note or series of notes several times before proceeding --
7. Instant memorisation: the almost immediate playing from memory --
Part Two. Fevers & chills aka tempo issues --
8. Presto infatuation: the aversion to playing slowly --
9. Vivace influenza: the inability to play at a slow tempo --
10. Allegro anxiety: the fear of playing faster than moderato --
11. Tempo shivers: sudden and unplanned tempo changes --
Part Three. Heart palpitations aka beat & rhythm inconsistencies --
12. Restlessness: the neglecting of rest values when counting --
13. Beam fever: the quickening of one's pace whenever one sees beamed notes --
14. Rhythm allergy: the complete lack of a rhythmic sense --
15. Obstacle sneezes: the propensity to pause before playing a difficult section --
16. Beat arrhythmia: the lack of a sense of beat or pulse in one's playing --
17. Line limp: the belief that barlines are signs for one to stop or yield --
Part Four. Vision impairment aka symbol & marking oversights --
18. Articulation anaemia: the omission of all or more articulation from one's playing --
19. Dynamic deficiency: the absence of dynamic contrast in one's playing --
20. Accidental amnesia: the consistent overlooking of sharps and flats --
21. Wrist lockdown: the lack of wrist lifts at phrase/slur endings --
22. Fingering forgetfulness: the ignoring of finger numbers --
Part Five. Ear infections aka musical insensitivity --
23. Note deafness: the inability to hear incorrect notes played by oneself --
24. Expression omission disorder: the lack of expression in one's playing --
25. Fortissimo fixation: refusal to play at a volume other than the maxium --
26. Pianissmo preoccupation: refusal to play at a volume other than the minimum --
Part Six. Aches & pains aka technique & movement problems --
27. Pedal repulsion: the severe distaste of pedalling --
28. Wrist drowsiness: the drooping of one's wrists below a sensible height --
29. Sticky tipitis: the tendency of one's fingers to press too firmly into the key --
30. Digit flotation: the touching of keys so lightly one's fingers appear to float on the surface --
31. Fused phlanges: the apparant inability to bend one's finger joints --
32. Floppy finger predicament: the collapsing of the top finger joint when pressing a key --
Forging your own path and discovering new cures --
Ailment index --
More from Nicola Cantan.
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Responsibility: Nicola Cantan.

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"The Piano Practice Physician's Handbook takes a fresh look at how piano teachers teach practice skills. These 32 piano student ailments and their cures open up new ways of thinking about piano practice problems. With this straight-forward and practical guide piano teachers can get their students practicing more effectively, making faster progress, and having more fun!"--Page 4 of cover.

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