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Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Volume 2

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Published: 1826
Language: English
Wordcount: 61,730 / 190 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 5,377
Added to site: 2004.11.12
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im to know it) he is over-fatigued by the injudicious distribution of his lesson hours. Unluckily it is not easy to alter this; so pray, however strict you may be, show him every indulgence, which will, I am sure, have also a better effect on Carl under such unfavorable circumstances.

With respect to his playing with you, when he has finally acquired the proper mode of fingering, and plays in right time, and gives the notes with tolerable correctness, you must only then first direct his attention to the mode of execution; and when he is sufficiently advanced, do not stop his playing on account of little mistakes, but only point them out at the end of the piece. Although I have myself given very little instruction, I have always followed this system, which quickly forms a musician; and this is, after all, one of the first objects of art, and less fatiguing both to master and scholar. In certain passages, like the following,--

[Music: Treble clef, sixteenth notes.]

I wish all the f

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