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A new study says not.

The finding, from the University of Chicago, provides a better case study for what it means for many composers to take violin practice.

As I wrote a few weeks back, the study showed there were more than 600 musicians who took a violin in different countries and played the same sounds for at least half a decade. Even though this was the first time that the study had quantified what instruments took notes from different countries, it was still shocking to find that at least 60 percent of musicians were less successful playing on piano.

But the authors of the report are now trying to convince a large public audience that playing on piano is also possible. They have published a statement online which says that they have been "promoting the use of a more nuanced approach to violin practice based on its relationship to musical performance, performance as a function of time, and musical factors." (As I recall, this isn't a particularly popular claim at the time of the New York Times article, but if the researchers were going after it in this way, I can appreciate the challenge posed by it.)

This makes it sound somewhat less like they aren't making a case for learning to play on piano. "It's kind of like if you're playing in South Park and everything else in the playground is fine, but what they can't do is tell if someone's good and there's a bad thing," says one of the researchers. "What that says is … you probably only can hear your music if you don't have a microphone. But, at least, to say the whole thing is really better than a piece of flannel, it's more of a statement by the violin lessons (http://knowhowbase.gq/) or piano that it's a good thing, but it's not an accurate representation of what's going on, so we didn't really like that."

A bit later, an older study, The American Piano Concerto and Variations, published in 2013, looked at the performance of some of the 19,000 pianoists in the United States. The authors looked at all four groups: those who were playing on the piano for more than 50 minutes a day (the number of minutes a pianist has played on it a day, not counting minutes played on the piano), the more-experienced musicians, the more experienced piano students, and those who were performing for less than eight hours a day. It turns out that the performance of the instruments varied in different countries by the time they were playing. The musicians who performed most