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Piano technique exercise N°13 in C

Piano technique exercise N°13 in C

60bpm,   2 repeats

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The Virtuoso Pianist by C. L. HANON
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Notes by C. L. Hanon :

  • Special exercise for the 3rd, 4th and 5th fingers of the hand.

How to practice piano more effectively :

  • Practice each hand separately first.
  • Practice this exercise slowly in the beginning (metronome on 60). If you played it easily, and precisely with the metronome, move the tempo up one notch. Continue to practice in this way until you reach 108 bpm.
  • Try to practice Hanon Exercise N°13 in the other keys, starting with the white keys (C, D, E, F, G, A, and B) and then going to the black keys (D-flat, E-flat, G-flat, A-flat, and B-flat).
  • Practice with various dynamics. Practice soft, loud and everything in between.
  • As you practice, vary the touch. Play staccato, play legato, and play two-note slurs.
  • Practice in different rhythms.
  • And as Charles-Louis Hanon recommends it, practice the exercises by lifting the fingers high and with precision, playing each note very distinctly.


We hope the above tips will help make your piano practice more efficient.

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Comments: 2
  • #1

    Marvel (Saturday, 04 March 2017 09:24)

    I think the upward bass fingering should be 3-5-2-4..., not 3-5-4-2....

  • #2

    Mike. (Sunday, 12 February 2023 15:12)

    As comment no#1-....6 years later!!!
    I downloaded 1-20 in C Maj..... all good except no 8 which didn't load.
    Thank you for your amazing site and I hope you can fix it ,as on behalf of other "beginners" like me I have poor site-reading abilities, and cannot spot errors quickly but love these exercises.
    Many Thanks,