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Am I making a big mistake here?
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Andy Leaves
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May 9, 2020 - 3:52 pm
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OK so far I can do a semi recognizable "lavenders Blue"

And I can now do a fairly decent first 15 bar's of Ode to Joy...

Now the question I still cant really read sheet music, so I have to study the noes on the paper, write the A, B, C C#.... below learn where each finger goes and say the name of the note as I play it...

 

Am I making problems for myself, or would you say this is acceptable for now whilst still very new? Obviously I'm still developing the muscle memory that goes with playing.

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thats how I did it.  saying the note BEFORE you play it.  writing names of notes out below or above helpful too at 1st.

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Ode to Joy is a good choice, isn't it.

Andrew

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Gordon Shumway said
Ode to Joy is a good choice, isn't it.

  

I'm loving it...

I was jumping for.... JOY when I got the first four bars right... lol

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