Can I change some fingers?

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Can I change some fingers?

Post by Gildeone » Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:52 pm

Hello friends.

During my first studies about levels D01, D02 and D03 I realize that there are some fingerings that seems for me to be a little more uncomfortable to play. Then, instead of using one finger ("a" for example), I use other one ("m" for example).


What you have to say about this?

Can I change some fingerings to make easer for me to play?

Obs: Years ago I had a teacher, but now I study alone.

Thanks for helping me.

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Re: Can I change some fingers?

Post by celestemcc » Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:28 pm

Depends... ! I know, not the best answer, but... if the fingering has a didactic purpose, best to use it. Other times, it doesn't matter. Same with left-hand fingerings. Perhaps if you tell us a specific piece, we can better help you.
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Re: Can I change some fingers?

Post by bear » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:31 pm

Since most of my fingers don't work the way they were designed too, I make up my own fingering for each piece that I play. In fact learning a piece is easy, it's finding fingering that is appropriate for me that takes some time.
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Re: Can I change some fingers?

Post by Gildeone » Mon Sep 12, 2016 9:55 am

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