Jan. 18, 2020

  1. Yes. You practice more
  2. You really get to know the piece analytically.
  3. You get to experience the piece in a way that is detached from the written page, so the potential of reaching “the zone” when playing from memory is a lot higher. What zone you say? That absolutely special moment where music envelopes everything around and you are no longer feeling it or thinking it, you just become a part of something greater than yourself. Audiences know when that moment happens and it is magic. Rubinstein talks about it in an interview. The ultimate goal of every musician. Nirvana. Or what Clara said.
  4. You practice A LOT more.

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Gloria and Isabel are the writing pseudonyms of Bulgarian pianist, teacher and concert presenter Lora Tchekoratova, based in New York City.

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