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Summer Piano Study: Ideas and Inspirations

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While routine can be valid and effective for piano students and teachers, sometimes a break from the usual can be refreshing. After nine months of the school-year schedule, the summer months provide an ideal time for the exploration of new approaches. The benefits of summer study include the freedom to try a different format for your teaching—if yo...
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How do you teach the rhythm challenges in Debussy's Clair de lune?

In this department over the past thir teen years, many authors and myself   have alluded to two different meanings of the term "rhythm."  Prosaic  rhythm (also called counting rhythm) is the mere timing of events decoded from the printed page using counting or other methods. Poetic rhythm is much broader, encompassing virtually every...
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How Do You Teach Your Students Not to Hesitate at a Bar Line?

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In one of the earlier issues of KEYBOARD COMPANION, a subscriber wrote to the Rhythm Post Box offering a suggestion for handling the problem of students who pause before a bar line. Her suggestion was to "white out" the bar lines, removing that visual barrier. The possible need for such an extreme solution illustrates that the issue of rhythmi...
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