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Stories Help to Play and Remember the Music

Love this idea!

Beyond the Notes: "Music is about telling a story.  When I was young... came up with stories to run behind whatever piece of music I was learning.  My music was filled with little drawings that kept the notes alive for me both during practice sessions and during performances" (continue to read on Erica's blog).

Personally, I always found it hard to memorize music, unless I practiced it to death.  And then my hands just played it from... I guess 'habit'. 
To see a picture or story line in your mind as you play your music has got to help those like me...visual learners?


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