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#2082831 - 05/15/13 12:23 AM Need inspiration  
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What do you guys do when you come to a road block and just dont know what song to pick up and learn next. Any recommendations?

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#2082852 - 05/15/13 01:36 AM Re: Need inspiration [Re: Swofford]  
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The recital index is an excellent resource. There have been 30 recitals, each with about 50 participants. That's a lot of pieces, that someone thought was interesting enough to polish up and upload to share. There is a wide range of levels, from beginner pieces to intermediate and beyond.

http://recitals.pianoworld.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

#2082862 - 05/15/13 02:00 AM Re: Need inspiration [Re: Swofford]  
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Complimenting Sand Tiger's post.. I listen. wink

Once I know roughly what I'm after, I sight-read until I find something that feels good in my hands. Then, I learn it.


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#2082891 - 05/15/13 03:20 AM Re: Need inspiration [Re: Swofford]  
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I keep a running list of pieces I want to learn... or at least I did until the amount of pieces and just composers in general whose works I wanted to learn far exceeded the number of those I didn't. For the time being, my teacher's selections will suffice.


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