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#986097 - 11/21/04 08:49 PM Have piano, now I have to learn how to play it...
Ton Def Offline
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Registered: 11/20/04
Posts: 11
Loc: Southern CA
I took what seemed like 1000's of hours worth of lessons as a child but now as an adult want to finally learn how to play.
Over the last weekend, I bought a new piano (for my son mostly, but it has inspired me to learn!) and now I want to finally apply fingers to keys & play some music.
Short story long...what is the best way to go about this? My plan is to buy a couple of beginning books & dust off the cob webs from the decades of neglect of not playing...
Thanks in advance for the suggestions

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#986098 - 11/21/04 11:28 PM Re: Have piano, now I have to learn how to play it...
signa Offline
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Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
since you had lessons before, this book may be a good start for you:

Piano Handbook

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#986099 - 11/22/04 06:45 AM Re: Have piano, now I have to learn how to play it...
mound Offline
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Registered: 08/10/04
Posts: 782
Loc: Rochester, NY
Ton Def - get a teacher.. I took lots of lessons as a kid, gave it up for 20 years and started again.. I'm not much of a book learner, but a dedicated and inspiring teacher, whom you want to have made progress for every week, will totally jump start you in all the right directions.

-Paul
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"You look hopefully for an idea and then you're humble when you find it and you wish your skills were better. To have even a half-baked touch of creativity is an honor."
-- Ernie Stires, composer

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#986100 - 11/22/04 06:48 AM Re: Have piano, now I have to learn how to play it...
CSG Offline
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Registered: 11/08/04
Posts: 494
I'm in a similar boat. I've got some books but I need the interaction with a teacher. I start studying with a talented jazz teacher tonight.
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Pramberger JP-185 Bubinga
Kawai CP155
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#986101 - 11/25/04 11:04 PM Re: Have piano, now I have to learn how to play it...
Jac Ang Offline
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Registered: 08/06/04
Posts: 27
Loc: Singapore
Get a good and motivated teacher.You will be discipline and down to earth.

Remember someone is watching you grow with your skill.

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#986102 - 11/27/04 12:04 AM Re: Have piano, now I have to learn how to play it...
signa Offline
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Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
hum... i am on the other hand a very good book learner, and hope i am not the only one...

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#986103 - 11/30/04 04:06 PM Re: Have piano, now I have to learn how to play it...
Paret Offline
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Registered: 10/11/04
Posts: 82
Loc: Keller, TX
Go HERE .

Try it and have fun!!
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Luis D. Paret
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