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Tension: A Musical Affliction

We start out with slow movements and as we get faster the movements stay the same: they just have smaller spaces between them. In order to stay relaxed when you play, you have to practice that way. The way you practice is the way you play, so it’s important to take your time and not force yourself or the music. Play or practice at that level you feel comfortable and it will change over time: it has to.

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