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What Is the Purpose of a Metronome?

The purpose of a metronome is to help you I am tempted to say that if you don’t use a metronome regularly in your practicing You’re Doing it Wrong, but I’m sure that would be unfair. The purpose of a metronome is to help you keep one foot in the “real world.” Don’t ignore how much […]

Interpreting poems

As someone who plays a lot of art songs, I am constantly faced with issues of poetic interpretation. Is there a right or wrong interpretation of a poem? What would it mean for an interpretation to be right or wrong? One could say that an interpretation is right if it accounts for every detail in […]

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