Asked • 01/17/20

What's the best way to learn a new piece of music?

I just got a new teacher. My old teacher made me practice my right hand, then my left hand, then both hands together. Easy-peasy!

My new teacher makes me analyze the piece first. What's that all about?

Why do I need to know whether the song is ABA, or AABA? Or ABA with a bridge, or ABAA with a keychange at the final A, or whatever?

Can't I just learn it one note and a time and play it like I feel it?

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Jody M. answered • 01/21/20

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Chelsea D. answered • 01/19/20

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