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Old 05-12-2013, 06:20 PM
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Default Re: Beginners practice regime

Originally Posted by Magenta View Post
^^^ Every word of this!

And I'll add, try not to rely too much on books. For the first 18 months or so, I couldn't play anything that wasn't written down. My playing was correct but sterile. It's much more fun to play correctly AND from the heart.
This is an interesting comment.

As a beginner, I rely on both books and a teacher and i think my playing *might* get a bit sterile, but I don't know how I will learn enough technique to be free enough to play from the heart without the groundwork first?

Genuine question by the way - not a judgement or dig :)
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