Liszt Read a Book While Practising Piano

Franz LisztAn excellent technique for learning a new skill is to find someone who is already successful at what you want to learn, and copy their technique. This is at the root of Rodcorp’s blog, “How we work.” Try it out with today’s post on how Franz Liszt used to read a book while practising the piano.

I can tell you from personal experience that this is not a technique for beginners.
How we work: Franz Liszt

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Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and the author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". You can follow PsyBlog by email, by RSS feed, on Twitter and Google+.

Published: 20 April 2005

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