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Importance of Tempo and Dynamics when playing the piano

Importance of Tempo and Dynamics when playing the piano WKMT Blog If you are among the   piano students   that stood in front of a music sheet, trying to make sense out of lots of foreign words and weird symbols, this is your article! Traditionally in Classical music , speed and dynamics are written in Italian. This is an ancient tradition that started in the Baroque period (c. 1660), so as you can see, it is very old! Italy was a significant country in the arts, not only music, especially in the North of Italy, where Florence was the pinnacle. All  piano tutors   know very well that when approaching the study of any piece of music, not only the notes and values are essential, but the way we play them gives the right character to the music. In order to express the composer's intention, we need to study the dynamics and speed thoroughly.    Dynamics reinforce a significant passage within a piece or the directional motion we desire to achieve towards a climax within a section or a p

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