The Virtuoso Pianist (Le Pianiste virtuose) by Charles-Louis Hanon ( – ), is a The exercise is then repeated in reverse down two octaves to the starting C. The exercises are intended to be practiced in groups of three, except for the. Hello there all you beautiful, intelligent purveyors of music. I’m progressing very well indeed on the piano practicing at least 2 hours a day. Page 1. Hanon #2. Ascending. Ascending. 1 2 5. 12 5 4 3 4 3 2. Piano. 2:{.:•••• ..•••••••••••••••••••.:•.•.. 5 3 1 2 3 2 3 4. 5 5. 6s. ••. ด •••••. 6.

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Piano Technique Exercise N°2 – Piano finger exercises in all keys

The fingering remains constant in all keys. And as Charles-Louis Hanon recommends it, practice the exercises by lifting the fingers high and with precision, playing each note very distinctly.

It is easier to assign pages from an exercise book than to analyze and break down the physical elements in a specific difficult passage of music How to practice piano more effectively: The fingering remains constant in all keys. Practice each hand separately first.

The exercises are divided in three parts:. This assures a smooth ascend.

The Virtuoso Pianist in 60 Exercises – Wikipedia

Practice this exercise slowly in the beginning metronome on But coming back to matter in hand, if you look at the left haonn fingering suggestion you’ll see that finger 3 is used 3 times while finger 4 only 1. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Practice in different rhythms. Play staccato, play legato, and play two-note slurs. Critics [1] argue that practicing in an unmusical way dulls one’s musical instincts, especially when forced upon children and beginners though in the introduction he does state that the book should be begun a year or so after beginning piano studywho need to cultivate their musicality rather than inure themselves to rote physicality.


First published in Hannon, inThe Virtuoso Pianist is Hanon’s most well-known work, and is still widely used by piano instructors and pupils. Not because it’s easier which would defeat the purpose of the exercise as they were designed to make you move your fingers in as many different combinations as possible and not as in the easiest way as possible.

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Piano technique exercise N°2 in D

PDF Format – pages – Piano exercises. How # in the left hand part, it is the finger number 3 and not number 4 that plays the second note?

I have a question regarding this exercise. There is nothing more dulling than hours spent mindlessly going over finger patterns. Of course you may do the jump with finger 4 but i find it might have an impact habon how fluid you play this at higher speeds and any deviation will impact the other hand as well.


Practice in different rhythms. Hao Huang believes that “Hanon, Schmitt or Czerny have been useful for beginning pianists, affording variety as an alternative to endless practicing of scales and arpeggios” but warns against “the idea of technical exercises as panacea”:.

Too often, teachers assign technical exercises as a shortcut to technical mastery. In my mind, the question should not be whether or not to use technical exercises, as much as how to think physically at the hahon. Views Read Edit View history. Practice soft, loud and everything in between.

In the notes accompanying his work Hanon considered his exercises less “dry” than other “five-finger exercises”. Play staccato, play legato, and play two-note slurs. Problems playing this file?

Adobe Acrobat Document 1. Thank you for your answer. It is also argued that it is more efficacious to practice one’s musicality as one practices one’s technique; training in most art forms involves practicing technique, however repetitively, within artistic context.