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Thread #60036 Message #959664
Posted By: Crane Driver
27-May-03 - 08:07 AM
Thread Name: Learning First Instrument
Subject: RE: Learning First Instrument
Well, I never did find a tutor for my instrument (duet concertina) but what I learnt was this - the only way to be a good musician is to be a bad musician. If you're not playing, you're not getting better. If you are playing, it won't be obvious at first that you are getting better, but give it time. If you can't play well yet, it means you haven't played badly for long enough. Go play badly some more. There is a limit to what a teacher can give you, only you can learn. If you're not enjoying it, you're doing it wrong.
There are books and probably instruction videos for the Anglo - try The Music Room or Hobgoblin websites - but mostly it's down to what works for you.
Go for it, at your own pace, and enjoy it.