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#16 thara96

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Posted Today, 09:38

can you have a separate tutor who only teaches you theory?   My piano teacher said we do not have time in the half hour lessons to cover much theory  and i can do some theory on my own and ask any questions in the lesson for anything I do not understand.   I also do not cover theory in my flute lessons.  My piano lessons cover more things than my flute.  Is that usual?

What do you learn during your piano lessons? What grade are you taking now? I started working on some G2 pieces for my next exam yesterday during my last piano lesson. I am currently looking at music theory teachers online too. 


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#17 Gordon Shumway

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Posted Today, 09:54

My husband and I...used Eric Taylor's...  [inter alia] The AB Guide to Music Theory

I'd recommend everyone buy this book - it's two thin paperback volumes, and if you watch amazon long enough, you can get them for a penny each plus postage.


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#18 mel2

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Posted Today, 14:57

Maybe the piano teacher is hinting that if you had a 45 min lesson then there would be time. I'm issuing theory workbooks with some of my pupils, even the 30 min ones, and getting them to do the work at home. They bring the book in and I mark it between lessons. (Too embarrassing to mark in the lesson in case I'm not sure of the answer and have to research it!) I suppose I should charge extra for this but I don't.
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