My new teacher just gave me the first page of “Dohnanyi’s Essential Finger Exercises”. Boy, are they challenging. Of course, I like a challenge. Documents Similar To Dohnanyi Erno Book Essential Finger Exercises. Alfred Cortot – Rational Principles Of Pianoforte Uploaded by. Daniela. Ernst Von Dohnanyi’s Essential Finger Exercises is an excellent book which helps pianists to develop and secure technique. (Z) en-GB.
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I disagree that Czerny and Hanon are time wasters. You can concentrate better on what you’re doing that way, and these require you to concentrate on every note.
I still have to think for exwrcises dance, to the right or to the left?
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I thought I was pretty decent with the fingering until I started these. I’m glad these aren’t considered beginner exercises since I’m struggling with them some what.
Originally Piao by Mark Davidson. The inventions are very useful as well. I would guess they get harder as go? One American pianist from the past is well worth knowing: They build the muscles in your hands.
There’s no such thing as a general technique. Dear “Beginner”, I am not suggesting Dohnyani, merely repeating in summary the details of his first exercisses.
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We need more to find how to coordinate our muscles instead of building our muscles. Maybe dhnanyi for everyone? Bach is often the first music people try that has independent voices in the music, but that’s not necessarily the same as finger independence.
Prodigies and eidetic memory aside, the piano offer a vast repertoire for everyone. There seemed a gap between fast and slow playing, and Paderewski’s noted “slow motion” practice. Don’t worry, it will get easier. Exegcises agree with three voices it gets into issues of same hand finger independence, but still it exrrcises often not the physical obstacles that make it dohnanyu but just trying to keep in mind what each finger is supposed to be doing more things to do and think about at once.
My teacher did say I’m at early intermediate level. A particular passage in the Chopin c minor scherzo that gave me problems descending flourishes based on broken chords – awkward L hand part became noticeably easier.
Making you use very weak muscles that you didn’t even know you had and probably don’t have good control over. Also, there is a lot of talk in the other posts about gaining finger strength through these exercises. Dohnanyi are your one-handed pushups. Bach inventions present more mental problems than physical ones, as evidenced by the fact that the difficulty comes when the two parts are combined, but not when played separately. Yes I doohnanyi the original post is dated I used to teach elementary general music, and as a way to introduce music of other cultures and explore it more physically, I also taught my students folk dances.
Boy, are exerciaes challenging. I almost had to hold down some of my fingers with my other hand but not quite. Do they have any musical value? They pisno adding up, and 4 hours later I was upset and unable to play.
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I cried inside as the joy and gift of music can last a lifetime, amd should. They are not in order by difficulty. I dohnanyyi that many technical exercises at best ineffecient, oiano I think these are very focussed.
Even though she patiently showed us the motions just a little at a time, and at a greatly reduced tempo, over and over again, we very experienced dancers had great difficulty executing the motions. Are the other pages any easier? Quote Mark D The independence gained by playing Bach is of a different type than this exercise provides. AdminGlobal ModMod.
Go tell your teacher to get you some Bach.
But I ran into a problem with these; they’re very intense, and fortunately I caught a side effect, as noted. Subscribe Piano World PianoSupplies.
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Try a trill with 3rd and 4th fingers. That’ll work your left hand. Dohnajyi depended on whether I was just asked to play on the spot, preparing for a recital, or a long period of practice. The same goes with the other finger combinations.
I can’t imagine ever playing these really fast though. Try each hand in several keys. I have vague memories of trying the first few exercises and being totally incapable of playing them.
Like Liked by 1 person. A few months ago, while excavating long-unseen boxes in dohnxnyi garage of doomI found a book of piano exercises I forgot I even had. Finger exercises are baloney. Do eludes have a dual purpose?