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Tag Archives: Practicing Music
My Dog Ate My Music!
As a teacher of the banjo, guitar and mandolin, I often hear the various reasons why someone is not able to practice. After earning my BA degree, I first attended law school and then moved on to graduate school. My … Continue reading
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Is Practicing Music Frustrating?
In 1969, I got this toy for Christmas called “Frustration Ball”. The toy consisted of a clear globe with eight cups and one ball. The object was to toss the ball from one cup to another in order, without missing … Continue reading
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A Musician’s Need For Speed
When you are practicing or playing your instrument, are you patient enough to play slowly? In order to learn a piece of music correctly, you need to develop your timing and rhythm and many students are guilty of playing too … Continue reading
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