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Yes You Really Can Master This in Six Weeks or Less
21 January 2018
Now I must confess, I have played guitar for many years and I can busk my way around a piano. My sight-reading can best be described as rudimentary (I tend to play from memory) but I know where the notes are. So in that sense I accept that I'm slightly ahead of the target audience but so far this particular Prelude has eluded me.
However the book is delightfully put together and gives you just enough relevant theory rather than all of it, as learning music theory can be so dry.
I imagine the practice sessions can become repetitive if you're starting from base zero but essentially it's a mapping exercise. Once you can map from the stave to the keys via your hands you will start to master it. I like the pace notes that accompany the score that help you progress.
Add to that the gentle humour and you have a delightful little book that will give you a great party trick (even if you can't play anything else).
I nailed the piece in about a week practising around an hour a day. However, like I said, I'm probably not typical.
Oh and in case you still don't believe this is possible: