by Pianist to be.
I'm new to the piano and the biggest problem that I need to work on is playing with two hands. I find it impossible to play something with my right and my left at the same time; I just get confused and mess it up. What can I do to fix this and improve? Please help!
Learning to play with two hands at the same time needs some patient preparation. But practicing hands separately is something you will always continue to do, even at an advanced level. Playing hands separately is not just for beginners!
Playing hand separately, and playing together, is how you will study all your pieces (with some exceptions). The more complicated the piece, the more important it is to practice hands separately, not just when you start learning the piece, but when you memorize, improve, fix and learn the piece better and better.
So, first of all; make sure you really know the piece playing hands separately. Next, to coordinate your hands and be able to play both at the same time, follow this simple plan:
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