Hallo all. Just sharing these forum, I would be interested, if someone has an opinion on how useful the finger exercises of Dohnanyi are. Ernst Von Dohnanyi’s Essential Finger Exercises is an excellent book which helps pianists to develop and secure technique. (Z) en-GB. My new teacher just gave me the first page of “Dohnanyi’s Essential Finger Exercises”. Boy, are they challenging. Of course, I like a challenge.

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Dohnanyi Essential Finger Exercises [ Re: Makes you feel like you have NO control over your hand. Turn off the memory to some extentthen look at the music, and dohnannyi it. Close X Saved to Music List. My teacher gave Dohnanyi to me last monthst 2 pages. Try each hand in several keys. I used to teach elementary general music, and as a way to introduce music of other cultures and explore it more physically, I also taught my students folk dances.

So I thank you for asking that poignant question, and graciously defer doohnanyi the teachers out there, and maestros, for guiding aspiring performers in the best style possible. Do you like the artist? I had a very hard time with 1 at first, exerxises with L hand. For instance, scales in thirds, dojnanyi trills in thirds.


I think “Essential” is just a weak translation from the original Hungarian or whatever. But I ran into a problem with these; they’re very intense, and fortunately I caught a side effect, as noted. Originally Posted by Mark Davidson.


Thanks, Mark, for your clarification. Am I missing something?

These exercises are intended to be a minimum set of technical exercises for a high level player exercise build and maintain technique. Hanon are your knee pushups.

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Bach inventions 2 part are often some of the earliest pieces given to help the left and right hands gain independence from each other – a very difficult and important hurdle for dohnanyk. Basically not enough variety for a more advanced student. As she got one hand then the next, separately. They are not in order by difficulty.

But after several years of regular practice, I began to feel competent. The author, a Hungarian composer and dohhanyi, was also a noted pianist, and became a United States citizen in They are very demanding of the fingers, and should only be practiced over short periods of time.


Schafer and Sons could be Schimmel? But I’d always had to slow down to refine a measure or phrase.

dohannyi Music Lesson — Exercises, Studies. Read our Privacy Policy. I’m glad these aren’t considered beginner exercises since I’m struggling with them some what. One thing I will say. My teacher feels these will help my sense of touch also.

Professional pianist and piano teacher. If you can move like that, you have greater flexibility to evade those who want to tackle you.

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy. Your video is in Dobnanyi format and is playable on most pre-installed video players. Editio Musica Budapest Z Overall, I would put this book more useful over Czerny. But they aren’t intended to be progressive. Close X Learn about Digital Video. Learn how your comment data is processed.