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PREVIEW: How to Learn a Piece

  • Lesson Parts9 Parts
  • Lesson DifficultySkill Level: Beginner - Intermediate
  • Total length: 47:37

About This Lesson

Thomas Viloteau demonstrates how he starts a new piece of music by learning the first page of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Tarantella from scratch. Viloteau begins the lesson by discussing the common misuse of slow practice when working on a new piece.

As Viloteau explains, it is incredibly important that one picks fingerings that can be played full tempo from the very beginning. To learn more about Viloteau’s approach to learning new pieces and practicing in general, watch his lesson on How to Practice.

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