I have been trying to learn to play a Weber piece but I keep getting frustrated with the music book. I have no idea why these are bound in the same manner as ordinary books. Why can’t they use something like a spiral bind so that the pages are easy for the pianist to turn mid-piece?
And not only can I not turn the pages but I am also having difficulty getting the book to stay open. So, I have to fold the book. It’s bending the spine badly and also ruining the pages. For some of the pieces I need to clip the pages in place with something like a clothes peg as the pages keep closing whilst I’m playing. But this solution doesn’t work in a piece that requires the pages to be turned.