How to learn a piano piece by memory

2020-03-18T21:42:16+00:00

There are different ways of memorising a piano piece. The first is the normal memorising with your eyes, or what your eyes can see on your music score. Memorising with your mind, thinking specifically what you are playing from your score. Knowing what chords you are playing, knowing where you are going, seeing with your eyes and memorising that. Then there is ear-memory, which according to me is the higher way of memorising a piano piece because you use your ear to hear the sounds, feel the music and remember the melodies etc. For most classically trained pianists, reading a score [...]