i'm an adult amateur who just started to learn violin about 3 years ago,
and i find it pretty entertaining, though frustating sometimes, :D
ok let's just get to the point,
i sometimes confused about why some people says,
"take the piano lessons first and you will have a better understanding in music theory",
Ok, some says that violin teachers mostly spend their lesson time trying to introduce, or correcting technique, (ok, so to say, violin, in some cases, are technically more demanding.), so that music theory is second to be concerned (some says so, not my opinion).
from what i read and heard, some says it's easier to see the note on piano so that you can get the idea of scales theories for example, (G Major, Minor etc, etc).
(i'm not saying piano is easier to learn),
but i just wonder,
why can't violin be used the same way as piano to learn music theory?
are there theories that on piano repertoire that don't exist on violin's?
i'm not talking about musicality development, or dynamic controls, sight / note reading speed, hand coordination, just the theory itself.
yes, people who learn piano at first, might be better when they learn violin, yes.
but how about from Violinist learning piano for the first time , yes tons of notes raining down simultaneously on such harmonic instruments are challange to get used to (as a violinist), but are there any others theory difficulties that the violinist might face when learning piano?
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