From the book Piano Playing by Josef Hofmann, the advice he got from his teacher Anton Rubinstein
"Piano Playing" by Josef Hofmann is a comprehensive guide for pianists seeking to enhance their skills. Hofmann covers various aspects of piano playing, including technique, expression, and interpretation. Through practical advice and exercises, he offers valuable insights into mastering the instrument with finesse and precision. This book serves as a valuable resource for pianists of all levels, providing guidance and inspiration on the journey to becoming a proficient and expressive player.
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