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Piano Lessons for Beginners: Lesson 8


Liebestraum Analysis Part 3 (Old video)

     
Moving onto the Butterfly Effect in Liszt's Liebestraum. Do not forget that there are no limits in reality, only those which you present to yourself. This piece would never be called a beginner's piece, but you will be able to play this piece within a week if you follow the parts every day and spend at least an hour/day on it





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