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#2105168 - 06/20/13 01:10 AM I'm back to play piano after 20 years  
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I has been 20 years since I last played piano. I used to play piano very beautiful when I was 7, but due to study pressure and family life I had to leave my passion. I found my friend's paino in his house (as I'm staying with him for few days) and this is the chance I can re-live my childhood days again.

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#2105516 - 06/20/13 11:07 PM Re: I'm back to play piano after 20 years [Re: Mark Duin]  
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Fantastic! Enjoy it!


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#2105557 - 06/21/13 03:41 AM Re: I'm back to play piano after 20 years [Re: Mark Duin]  
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You`ve come to the right place, man! There`s lots going on what with recitals and stuff. You`ll enjoy recording I`m sure. It`s a great way to iron out mistakes . . . ! Have fun! grin


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#2106005 - 06/21/13 11:12 PM Re: I'm back to play piano after 20 years [Re: Mark Duin]  
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What? You found studying and family life too much pressure at 7!

Just kidding, welcome to the forum Mark, hopefully you will soon return to playing piano beautifully


Problems with piano are 90% psychological, the other 10% is in your head.

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#2106065 - 06/22/13 02:23 AM Re: I'm back to play piano after 20 years [Re: earlofmar]  
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Originally Posted by earlofmar
What? You found studying and family life too much pressure at 7!


grin


"[The trick to life isn't] just about living forever. The trick is still living with yourself forever."
#2106483 - 06/22/13 10:35 PM Re: I'm back to play piano after 20 years [Re: Mark Duin]  
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That is amazing! My hat off to you. Keep playing and enjoy!
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#2108752 - 06/26/13 09:56 PM Re: I'm back to play piano after 20 years [Re: Mark Duin]  
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Originally Posted by Mark Duin
I has been 20 years since I last played piano. I used to play piano very beautiful when I was 7, but due to study pressure and family life I had to leave my passion. I found my friend's paino in his house (as I'm staying with him for few days) and this is the chance I can re-live my childhood days again.


The good news is ... it's never too late. There are lots of stories similar to yours from participants here.

The best motivation for practice and improving that I have ever come across is ... THIS FORUM. Get involved and stick around. It is a fabulous past time.


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