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Is it harder to play hymns or classical music on the piano?
Of course, one must ask "what hymn" vs. "what classical piece". There are many piano pieces that can be classified as classical that are perhaps even easier than some hymns. But your question is a general one, so I'll be general in my answer. IN GENERAL:
There is absolutely no question that the playing of classical piano pieces is more difficult than the playing of hymns. The typical hymn - taken from a standard hymnal - consists of four "voices" (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), and the hymn's playing usually consists of a succession of chords, sometimes with a bit more motion on the part of the soprano voice (which usually carries the melody).
A casual inspection of a classical piece of more than "beginner" difficulty will reveal a much different structure. With Chopin, for instance, one finds difficult runs, horrendous stretches and fingering. In Bach, one might find a fugue with five different melodies interweaving at the same time.
Hymn-playing is a good exercise in sight-reading for the classical pianist, and a trained classical pianist can play any hymn on sight with ease. The opposite is not true. The experienced hymn-player without classical training will be hard pressed to play any but the most easy classical piece. And there are few classical pieces for piano beyond "beginner" level that can be played on sight, but rather must be practiced and labored over many times before perfection can be reached.
Thats not really an answerable question, some people have the natural gift, like if you were to ask me if it was hard to play drums, i would say no its very easy, but if you were to ask someone who DOESNT play them, they would probably say its hard.. it could be easier for some people and harder for others..
Both answers above have more than a little merit. My own experience may add a perspective. I played classical piano for years (at a strong intermediate to advanced level) before I found myself having to play hymns from a standard hymnal. At first, the characteristic rhythms of some of them were foreign and a little tricky. I got to the point where I could play the voices "as notated" reasonably well. But others in the congregation can sit down, and effortlessly and spontaneously "orchestrate" any hymn (improvise) using the "notes" only as a creative guide. That is a skill that is utterly beyond me, short of giving away all of my music scores and devoting serious time and effort to learning some new skills. I'm not about to do that.
With hymns, they are easier to play on the organ than the piano, due to the pedals on the organ.
It depends on the music and how easily it is written. I can play the piano and I personally think that hymns are easier as they mainly have chords. Speaking as a professional organist who has played in church for over 48 years, hymn playing is an art in itself. Sure, when you are alone and practicing, it's easy to hold to the tempo ... but add 300 people singing, and it becomes a chore to hold your initial tempo. One has to listen to both yourself and the congregation so as not to get too far ahead, but if you follow them, you will soon be slower than molasses and eventually go right down the drain.
There are "Tricks" that organists can employ to make the congregation speed up tempo ... one thing that I use when this happens is to add leading and following notes to the chords - hard to explain in words - but hearing the "movement" between the block chord of the hymn, helps the congregation keep to your tempo.
Takes practice ... practice over many years to develop this technique, but once learned, it almost becomes automatic.
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That is hard to answer because there are many differences between the guitar and piano. In different ways it's harder and easier. A piano is harder to master than a guitar and… it depends on you as a person and how your fingers and your mind work. I'm not really sure what the answer would be to this question. My solution would be to try them both.
What is the name of the piece of classical music that is played on the piano and on the video it has pictures of the sea?
Please link the video or tell us where to find it
Quite honestly, it all depends on your own ability and your willingness to practice effectively. Personally, I believe that one should always learn the piano first before att…empting a second instrument. This gives one better practice in determining pitch in instruments where one's ear is vital to help find the right position for the fingering. It is interesting to note the differences in pitch accuracy on the violin between children who have learned the piano first, and those who have simply learnt the violin. Those with experience on the piano find it much easier to accurately play the notes on a violin.
That is pretty difficult to answer because there aren't many comparisons between the guitar and piano(trust me I know how to play them both).In different ways it's harde…r and easier,a piano is harder to master than a guitar,playing a guitar you must have great precision,On a piano it's ok to use your thumb,on a guitar you could get carpal tunnel if you use your thumb too much. The answer to this question is:piano.
This depends on the player. Some will find one easier than the other. Some find them equally challenging. Flute music is usually easier to read, however; because the flute c…an only play one note at a time. Piano, of course, can play many notes at a time. Well, it really does depend on the player and on which kind of music they like better. Let's say that the flute and the piano are equally challenging, but I like to play the flute. And let's say that I play the piano...I would obviously think that it was hard. However, if i was playing the flute, i would probably think that it was fun and easy. The advantage is that if you already knew how to play the piano, and you want to learn how to play the flute, it'll be really easy because you already know all the notes! Good luck, everyone!
i watch star trek voyager regularly and i do doubt that she really played the piano but you never know, she could be a piano master, you never know. :) It's Chopin's Opus 72 N…o. 1. it is also used as the main theme in the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation of the Secret Garden with Gennie James and Barret Oliver.
The harp is generally considered to be the more difficult of the two instruments to play. In professional orchestras, a concert harpist is very coveted because these players t…end to be very rare for two reasons. One, there are very few students who want to play the harp and out of those who do want to, it is very difficult to find a good harp teacher. Two, a true concert harp is very hard to move. Full-size harps weigh as much as medium size grand pianos! Sorry for getting a little of topic here, but due to technical issues in learning the harp, people usually consider the harp to be very difficult to learn. However, if you have interest in the harp and access to a good teacher, both instruments are about equally difficult.
If you mean classical composers that are Masters, then Wolfang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven,Johann Sebastian Bach (in baroque music), Frederic Chopin(in romantic ages)…, Piotr Illich Tchaikovsky (in romantic ages), Sergei Rachmaninov(in romantic ages),Scarlatti,Franz Liszt are just a few. Though if you mean Classical Music Master players then Horowitz, Daniel Barenboim, Wilhelm Kempff, Cyprien Katsaris, Martimo Tirimo are some excellent pianists.
The piece is called "Piano Sonata No.11 in A Major K.331: I. Theme & Variations" by W. A. Mozart
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Hymns are normally referring to religion. Classical pieces are simply pieces created between 1750 and 1800.
I know of Bach and Handel.
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The piano is by far much more difficult than the ukulele.
yes because you have too use mallets not your fingers
The composers that also played the classic piano may have included Carl Bach, Johann Bach, Beethoven, Clementi, Dussek, Haydn, Kozeluch, Lebrun, Mozart, and Salieri. There ma…y be more less notable people that could be added to the list, but this list should suffice.