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by Jabarr
11 Jun 2015, 18:45
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Sight reading
Replies: 16
Views: 2552

Re: Sight reading

I have trouble seeing music sheets with smaller print,thinking different bulbs in lamp or page magnifier or a music stand closer where I could still see the keys.Im using a Yamaha PG235, any thoughts would appreciated,, jabarr
by Jabarr
07 Nov 2014, 16:41
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: What is this song
Replies: 4
Views: 1717

Re: What is this song

Right on Gizzy,hey your good, I kinda figured it was Ravel or DeBussy but did not have the music. But I will now.....Thanks much Jim
by Jabarr
04 Nov 2014, 16:52
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: What is this song
Replies: 4
Views: 1717

Re: What is this song

hey colin
thanks for the reponse,my dumbness is showing,i will try to figure out a better way to do this maybe number the notes.thanks again jim
by Jabarr
04 Nov 2014, 06:08
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Hello from another oldie.
Replies: 22
Views: 5044

Re: Hello from another oldie.

Hi Phil Good going,when you are as old as I am you will be able to really swing,Im 83,started at 75.Did not get a teacher, dumb.taught myself even dumber,bought all kind of books,thinking this will make me really good,wrong.It took me way to long to realize that practice is the only way to go.Well n...
by Jabarr
04 Nov 2014, 05:34
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: What is this song
Replies: 4
Views: 1717

What is this song

Here are the notes,if you recognize it,you will know the tempo,slow & gentle.
B A D B B A G A E D G F# E
by Jabarr
08 Dec 2009, 09:23
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Secrets to understanding ledger lines
Replies: 14
Views: 4718

Re: Secrets to understanding ledger lines

What helps me is to go through a song book and quickly say the notes.
by Jabarr
02 Apr 2008, 23:04
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Left hand fingering for triads
Replies: 7
Views: 2939

Hi Celestite

Yes,I must admit it does sound far out,there is a relative new science gaining poplarity called neuroplasticity, if your interested
Google Sharon Begley.And thanks for the playing advice.
My level is very low,I only play for fun and am not too serious about my progress.
by Jabarr
02 Apr 2008, 09:12
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Left hand fingering for triads
Replies: 7
Views: 2939

Finger indepedence

In pianists who play many arpeggios, for instance, brain regions that control the index finger and middle finger become fused, apparently because when one finger hits a key in one of these fast-tempo movements, the other does so almost simultaneously, fooling the brain into thinking the two fingers ...
by Jabarr
29 Mar 2008, 19:23
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: left hand extended cords
Replies: 10
Views: 4203

Fake book extended chords

Not enough fingers to do an extended chord and if I use the right hand to add notes,how do I play the melody,bear with me please,I sound mixed up even to me.
by Jabarr
29 Mar 2008, 08:32
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: left hand extended cords
Replies: 10
Views: 4203

left hand extended cords

I've read to play extended left hand chords add needed notes to right hand but won't that mess up the treble cleff playing?
by Jabarr
20 Mar 2008, 09:55
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Left hand fingering for triads
Replies: 7
Views: 2939

left hand fingering for triads

Thank you markymark for your quick response and you are probably right. But so far I find the 235 more natural and have the thumb ready and waiting for 7th chords. As you mentioned it may become a problem for some inversions and progressions so I will just have to feel my way through. I might add it...
by Jabarr
19 Mar 2008, 10:45
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Left hand fingering for triads
Replies: 7
Views: 2939

Left hand fingering for triads

I use 2 3 5 L.H. for triads and 1 2 3 for R.H. triads,a little stretch there but it gives me extra fingers for larger chords,am I wrong?
by Jabarr
09 Mar 2006, 15:10
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: 2 treble cleffs
Replies: 1
Views: 2447

2 treble cleffs

There are 2 treble cleffs in a beginners Czerny exercise book,Do I play both staffs with the right hand separately? Thank you.