Imagine a person who hasn't played an organ for 40 years and wants to come back to it since he or she is retired now. Such person wants to commit only to 30 minutes a day of practice.
Would you think he will succeed in reaching his or her goals in organ playing?
We never know the inside of the person so its hard to tell whether this person will have the inner motivation necessary for continued practice and keeping this commitment.
But the fact that he WANTS to come back to organ playing after being away from it for 40 years means that this WAS his dream once. This dream probably never left him only the circumstances were not in his favor for many reasons.
When people retire, some of them have more time to do things which they longed to do for a long time but just couldn't. I wish them success in organ practice because it is their dream.
I think it's better to commit to 30-60 minutes a day at first rather than to force yourself to practice for 4 hours. In the long run, these 30 minutes will do more good than 4 hours a day because after 1 week the person will be burned out and could not keep up the practice at this pace anyway.
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Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.