Let's Play Piano

Warm ups

Have you ever wondered why traditional piano technique includes of scales, chords, and arpeggios played in all keys in a variety of ways, not to mention finger dexterity exercises in order to build finger strength and independence?

Just as an athlete needs to warm up properly before more serious exertion, a musician needs to warm up before playing. This is particularly important for pianists, who need to develop a great deal of fluency. They play more notes per work than any other instrument.

When we warm up, our mind is being warmed up as well as our hands and fingers.

Here are some suggestions for interesting warm-up routines:

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