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#926135 - 10/05/08 08:08 PM Boris Berlin: Daily Exercises
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Has anyone been using this? Any opinions on this?

Background: I just found this browsing through my sheet music collection. Some time ago, I thought that this is too dull and tedious and probably of limited use anyway, but now I'm having second thoughts and undecided if I should give it a second try. I'm a beginner (2 years, self-taught).

Thanks for your feedback.
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#926136 - 10/05/08 08:45 PM Re: Boris Berlin: Daily Exercises
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What is the "this" link to which you are referring?

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#926137 - 10/05/08 09:01 PM Re: Boris Berlin: Daily Exercises
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Originally posted by Betty Patnude:
What is the "this" link to which you are referring?
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"This" is the title of the thread, see also here:

http://www.amazon.com/Essential-Daily-Ex...23254773&sr=1-1

You can also see sample pages at this link.
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#926138 - 10/06/08 02:34 AM Re: Boris Berlin: Daily Exercises
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I notice it says "Always practice each exercises with a variety of touches and dynamics" As a self learner do you know what different touches mean?
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#926139 - 10/06/08 03:11 AM Re: Boris Berlin: Daily Exercises
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Really I don't see anything new there (Amazon only allowed me to see one page without ordering something), and I can't help thinking that anyone would do much better learning music, even someone learning without a teacher.
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#926140 - 10/06/08 10:16 PM Re: Boris Berlin: Daily Exercises
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Originally posted by Gary D.:
Really I don't see anything new there (Amazon only allowed me to see one page without ordering something), and I can't help thinking that anyone would do much better learning music, even someone learning without a teacher. [/b]
Thanks. These were more or less my original thoughts, except perhaps for the part starting with "even ..." \:\)

By the way,you should be able to see more than just one page (the "surprise me" link), but it's not really necessary because they are all like the first page.

Keyboardklutz: I think I'm fine (touch as in legato/staccato etc. touch).
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