Monthly Archives: November 2013

Time and Space at the Piano

In practicing, if we come up short in a jump—playing an octave and a seventh when it should be two octaves—we try to correct by

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Hammer and Anvil

My action’s too heavy, so playing’s a fight. It gives me bad dreams of both left hand and right. Are those hammers out there at the ends of the shanks?

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1 A.M. Long Ago

On hold with Google, October 16, 2013, 2:30 PM: Music went from middle of a phrase of “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” to

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Left Hand, Meet Right Hand

I was practicing Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier I, Prélude V in my second-favorite room at

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