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whenever i hit a piano key with my pinkie finger, my ring finger will automatically hit the key which it is resting on, and vice versa...is this a common problem, and how can i prevent this? thanks!
-- jessie (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 11, 2002
Try some finger exercises like this one: starting on middle C, and starting with your thumb, play CDEF GFGF GFED C. The fingering for this is 1234 5454 5432 1. Repeat this exercise, but start it on D..then on E...then on F...etc. Invent exercises in which your 5th and 4th fingers have to play independently of each other. Good luck!
-- susan kight (email@example.com), August 13, 2002.
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