I used to play piano and do like competitions and shit but lmao that was before college
I really miss it... but being a decade out of practice is 🙃
...I was thinking about how I used to be so shitty at reading sheet music, despite knowing the theory at the time and playing for so long, so I did some googling out of curiosity and??? I'm???
literally the ONLY reason I was good at piano is because I do things by ear
after 14 years I'd still have to sometimes use mnemonics (F-A-C-E, so on) to figure out notes when reading a sheet for the first time, my sightreading ability was nonexistent
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