Advice about Essential Finger Exercises (Dohnányi). «on: June 16, , 16 PM». Hi. I am trying a more solid base to be able to improve. I had teachers. Documents Similar To Dohnanyi Fingers Exercises 1. Dohnanyi Fingers Exercises 2. Uploaded by. Tan Chee Sheng · Chopin – Prelude in E Minor (Op 28 No 4). 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.

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We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. To create a music list, please sign in. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. For those of you who are curious – try this. This is a great place to gather a ton of technique – the only other books I recommend for technique are debussy’s etudes extremely Too much time on this, would cause my hands to feel “narrow”, altering a free, wide range of arms like Chopin’s “Military Polonaise” or Nocturnes.

But I’d always had to slow down to refine a measure or phrase.

How to Practice the Piano: Doh! Dohnányi

Have to agree with Piano WannaB’s comments. The payoff for perseverance is that when we encounter a similar passage in a repertoire piece, we have a facility for mastering it.

The inventions are very useful as well. The big ‘pro’ of these exercises is that they don’t I feel almost like a beginner. Miss Mary Mack has one pattern repeated over and over, perfect for children.


Are you a beginner who started playing last month? When we struggle to learn a challenging piano exercise, we are literally exercising the portions of the brain that transmit instructions to the specific muscles whose actions are required.

How to Practice the Piano: Doh! Dohnányi | ARHtistic License

You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library. It depended on whether I was just asked to play on exetcises spot, preparing for a recital, or a long period of practice. I still have to think for each dance, to the right or to the left?

I love dohnanyi exercise, I practice them once in a while and they really helps, least for me anyway. 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. This will train your ears.

Is it a good teaching tool? Dear “Beginner”, I am not suggesting Dohnyani, merely repeating in summary the details dhnanyi his first exercise. Essential Finger Exercises Piano. Dohnanyi Essential Finger Exercises [ Re: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I used to ginger 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. If you read the finnger, you’ll find they’re written for professionals to maintain technique.

Essential Finger Exercises

Just placing my fingers on my desk, I can raise my 4th finger without raising the other fingers. This name will appear next to your review.


You consent to our cookies and privacy policy if you continue to use this site. He told me to kind of stroke the key pulling towards me as I press. Originally Posted by dohnznyi Don’t worry, it will get easier. I fknger recommend practicing hands separate ONLY for at least a couple weeks – probably longer. Once you are strong enough to do them, you do a few every couple of days to maintain strength. Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers.

Hanon are your knee pushups. It’s not really about finger strength, if you want your dxercises to be stronger go work at a pizza shop kneading dough. Gets easier with time never “easy” though. Most Online 15, Mar 21st, My teacher feels these will help my sense of touch also.

Share in the comments below. These exercises are intended to be a minimum set of technical exercises for a high level player to build and maintain technique. As a student, I feel I must put my trust in my teacher. Prodigies and eidetic memory aside, the piano offer a vast repertoire for everyone. Physically, as I’ve read, the tendons on the 3rd and 4th fingers are intertwined so you physically cannot get full independence with them anyway. You can also download at any time in your Digital Library.