Melvyn Tan

In an interview with ‘classicfm’ pianist Melvyn Tan has said something remarkable, which music students should take in consideration. « … another way is to learn how to practise. A lot of students don’t really know how to practise. The way to practise, I think, is to really listen to yourself, but in a very analytical way. So you almost don’t think of the musical emotions in the piece, but you’re thinking of being able to project each note, thinking about why the composer wrote certain sequences of notes. And then you apply it to a much bigger canvas, you apply the colour and then emotions – and that is a long process. »

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