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4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

How many of you are aware that the thumb is virtually a hand in itself? It totally opposes to the rest of the hand, and its musculature is almost as big as all of the other fingers' put together? Have...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

If you've ever worked with professor Alan Fraser,feel free to leave your comments.

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Famous pianists I have met… Arthur Rubinstein was my first real hero. I heard him play Tchaikowsky Concerto in the Montreal Forum (ice hockey’s cathedral, home of the legendary Canadiens) of all pl...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Yesterday in our lesson I wasn’t happy with the left hand of Jovan’s Winter Wind etude (Chopin Op. 25 #11) – it lacked a real desperation of expression. His left hand was good and bold, singing well,...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Hi, I'm an amateur pianist from the United States. I've owned The Craft of Piano Playing for about six months, and the concepts in the book have been very helpful in my technical development. I'm espe...

Lessons on DVD? comment 18

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Hi, i found a dvd where Prof.Alan is giving a lessons to students in Germany. Would you like me to put it on server so you can download it? Lessons are great,i mean you will see. But first,i have t...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

I recently received this email and thought it would be a good thing to answer these points here on our forum. Read on... "Dear Mr. Fraser: I downloaded your video preview. A few thoughts:...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

British Pianist Rayond Banning and myself have been engaged in a stimulating debate on the Arm Weight School vs. my Hand Structure & Function school of thought. It is all too long to put on the fo...