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#2121190 - 07/21/13 06:03 PM Re: Imagination? [Re: Saranoya]
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Originally Posted By: Saranoya
Originally Posted By: Toastie
I think lessons learned about life are just as important as the subject studied.


Personally, I think lessons learned about life are *more* important, especially with a subject like piano.


Well I was going to say that, but I phrased it carefully, as I thought someone was likely to take offence. I myself have learned far more useful things than piano in my piano lessons.
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#2121229 - 07/21/13 07:36 PM Re: Imagination? [Re: Toastie]
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I've learned far more useful things than playing the piano in lessons both as a student and as a teacher.

For one thing, when people are more concerned about the importance of playing well rather than in becoming a better person, it seems to me that everything that is really important has been lost.
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#2121296 - 07/21/13 11:51 PM Re: Imagination? [Re: Minniemay]
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This is an interesting article I just read today that relates to the OP's subject:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=19212514
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#2122066 - 07/23/13 08:42 PM Re: Imagination? [Re: dumdumdiddle]
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Originally Posted By: dumdumdiddle
This is an interesting article I just read today that relates to the OP's subject:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=19212514


Interesting article! Thanks for sharing!
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