Advice about Essential Finger Exercises (Dohnányi). «on: June 16, , 16 PM». Hi. I am trying a more solid base to be able to improve. I had teachers. Documents Similar To Dohnanyi Fingers Exercises 1. Dohnanyi Fingers Exercises 2. Uploaded by. Tan Chee Sheng · Chopin – Prelude in E Minor (Op 28 No 4). My new teacher just gave me the first page of “Dohnanyi’s Essential Finger Exercises”. Boy, are they challenging. Of course, I like a challenge.

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Notify me of new comments via email. My teacher who noticed just as I was dohnnayi this while working on Chopin, “some practices make your hands lock”. Don’t laugh, but on the 1st page when I first started them I would hold down fingers with the other hand Just on left hand LOL I’m glad I’m not the only one having some difficulty with these. And the first one IS difficult.

Do they help you understand dominants and subdominants?

I agree that many technical exercises at best ineffecient, but I think these are very focussed. They kept adding up, and 4 hours later I was upset and unable to play. I almost had to hold down some of my fingers with my other hand but not quite.

Essential Finger Exercises

Or by becoming a Subscribing member! A few months ago, while excavating long-unseen boxes in the garage of doomI found a book of piano exercises I forgot I even had.


Do eludes have a dual purpose?

I think “Essential” is just a weak translation from the original Hungarian or whatever. I agree with three voices it gets into issues of same hand finger independence, but still it is often not the physical obstacles that make it difficult but just trying to keep in mind what each finger is supposed to be doing more things to do and think about at once.

Up until a few years ago, I would have been at a loss, too, about the grapevine. Do exercises help with memory?

These exercises are intended to be a minimum set of technical exercises for a high level player to build and maintain technique. One day I “unlearned” Invention No. Each dance session overwhelmed me; there was so much to learn, and it was all so hard to remember.

The only preparation for playing real pieces is to play real pieces. Leave it blank if you wish to appear as “Anonymous”. Close X Learn about MP3s. Here lies one of the hidden treasures of all finger exercises in dexterity and stamina.

Am I missing something? Czerny and Chopin balanced that. I feel almost like a beginner. Email required Address never made public. It’s not really about finger strength, if you want your fingers to be stronger go work at a pizza shop kneading dough.

Feel free to recommend similar pieces dohhnanyi you liked ginger piece, or alternatives if you didn’t. But they aren’t intended to be progressive.

Try a trill with 3rd and 4th fingers.


This book also does well with Brahms Excercises! Used to contact you regarding your review. But after several years of regular practice, I began to feel competent. He told me to kind of stroke the key pulling towards me as I press.

Now those pieces will give one an idea of what is needed to play keyboard instruments of ANY kind. We’ll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to fonger.

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That is why I’m paying him. So recently a friend was learning a Two-Part, and so we played it as duet. AdminGlobal ModMod. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

How to Practice the Piano: Doh! Dohnányi

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Exrrcises a great question to raise. You can concentrate better on what you’re doing that way, and these require you to concentrate on every note. The same goes with the other finger combinations. He did agree that Hanon and Czerny are not worth too much.