inspiration

November 25, 2019 at 2:35pm

I Googled the dimensions of a keyboard, drew the keys on to a piece of paper and stuck it on my desk. I would click notes on an online keyboard and “play” them back on my paper one – keeping the sound they made on the computer in my head.

After a while I could hear the notes in my head while pressing the keys on the paper. I spent six months playing scales and chord sequences without touching a real piano.

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I Googled the dimensions of a keyboard, drew the keys on to a piece of paper and stuck it on my desk. I would click notes on an online keyboard and “play” them back on my paper one – keeping the sound they made on the computer in my head.

After a while I could hear the notes in my head while pressing the keys on the paper. I spent six months playing scales and chord sequences without touching a real piano.

#AndrewGarrido #lesson #determination #inspiration

October 14, 2019 at 11:11pm

“It inspires you, it grows your imagination, it nourishes you in places that go beneath words and beneath pictures and images… it’s something that kind of polishes your soul.”

In his first book, the harrowing memoir Instrumental, the concert pianist James Rhodes made clear the role that music played in saving his life.

For Rhodes, the daily ritual of playing the piano provides a form of invaluable solace: “Anything creative, writing, painting, but for me it’s the piano, it’s a... See More

“It inspires you, it grows your imagination, it nourishes you in places that go beneath words and beneath pictures and images… it’s something that kind of polishes your soul.”

In his first book, the harrowing memoir Instrumental, the concert pianist James Rhodes made clear the role that music played in saving his life.

For Rhodes, the daily ritual of playing the piano provides a form of invaluable solace: “Anything creative, writing, painting, but for me it’s the piano, it’s a way of going inside of us, going inside and really listening to ourselves, and it’s a form of meditation,” he explains.

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