“Piano is the ultimate instrument in terms of skill and demand. Two hands have to play together simultaneously while navigating 88 keys. They can play up to 10 notes at a time. To manage all those options, pianists have to develop a totally unique brain capacity — one that has been revealed by science.”
“Because both hands are required to be equally active for pianists to master their instrument, they have to overcome something innate to almost every person: right or left-handedness.”
Continue reading this great short article by Jordan Taylor Sloan to find out how they do this and why pianists brains are different.
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