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Learning how to play piano beautifully requires constant work with both technique and expression.
But, being good at technique does not automatically make you play more beautiful, and playing with great expression does not necessarily mean that you can play very well technically.
If you want to play with expression- why do you need to practice piano technique?
Nobody likes a mechanical performance- no matter how technically impressive. The study of technique and expression never ends. You are never «done». It's a lifetime pursuit.
Ideally, technique and expression goes hand in hand all the time. However- as you learn how to play piano, you might get helped by working with different parts at first; like improving finger dexterity, coordination, dynamic expression, tempo, phrasing and articulation, etc.
Ultimately, by mastering all the nitty-bitty details, you will use this acquired «tool-kit» of skills in service of expression!
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