The Virtuoso-Pianist.

Part I.
Preparatory Exercises for the Acquirementof Agility, Independence, Strength and Perfect Evenness in the Fingers.
Stretch between the fifth and fourth fingers of the left hand in ascending, and the fifth and fourth fingers of the right hand in descending. For studying the 20 exercises in this First Part, begin with the metronome set at 60, gradually increasing the speed up to 108; this is the meaning of the double metronome-mark at the head of each exercise. Lift the fingers high and with precision, playing each note very distinctly. C. L. HANOX.

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(1) The fourth and fifth fingers being naturrvlly weak, it should be observed that this exercise, and those following up to N9 31, are intended to render them as strong and agile as the second and third .
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.. stop only on the last note on pp.. ~'.. 3.(2-3-4) Before beginning to practise N? 3.. \) • t I ~ t2 I) - . 12 t .. practise N9 4.!. ..... • 5.. The entire work should be practised in this manner.3 o 2 ... and then N? 5.... when playing the numbers in the First Part. 6.. 12.. 3. 15. III I3 u.. - '" 3 . and 21. 1 5~ 2 ..I. 9. L. 18.. · · 5 i" t " !. . When N? 3 is mastered. .~ . 12 I) • ~2° 1 - ~2 3 . ._.J '. and as soon as they are thoroughly learned play through all three at least four times without interruption. Therefore.. • 5~"~.J.* -a t -< \ fl ~ 1 i<i ~ 1 ~ i I· · ~35 • I •3 or - 2~ 1 ... . not stopping until the last note on page 6.. play through the preceding exercises once or twice without stopping..

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.. (5) To obtain the good results which we promise those who study this work. . lJILlJ ~ .. t 54535~:.~:.. l_~ J*~*j.. t 1 . · · . . I I « . 1I~"'''''-1i 1 I ...... r"""I"""'T ~ - f ---- ~ .. -. I t .._ ..1.. • • 1 J k •• 1*"_ •• I> II. ~. 1 •• - .. .a I I1J ~ I) jJiitJ t i!_ 5 t ~t 3 t 4 t lJ r I~ ~ r s 1 'J I < ... it is indispensable to play daily. i. .. . I TlJ r l.. r' I r' _rrrrf"1 5 1'" ~r. i ".. t5453:..~~.-<\ ' . .r.. J. I I "0 'J • . fL _ . I ~ .-. t _t Tlll-Tl ... - - I'l / t < . v. (.Jl . I .. 1 ... s ~ . ~ -II-IIJIJ I• . J I r 5 r I r I rr r' I :..... the exercises already learned.. • . .I n t I IT. ~ 6.r H-:rr-rr r 5 · · 5 .. at least once..a·J'" J" J.

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