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latest reply posted 3 years ago by A Pianist in Piano master video discussion group

Argerich's use of her hands is my model. Rarely could I find even a slight unnecessary waste of energy. (which I can find even in Horowitz's playing, but I've to agree my view might be too narrow)...

latest reply posted 3 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Following up from the things in the other topic, I'd be interested to hear whether Alan would be more inclined to agree that seeking to feel gravity would be important- if consciously felt very little...

latest reply posted 3 years ago by A Pianist in Student evaluation video discussion group

Bach - Little Prelude(BWV 939) - 6 days of practice(started last Thursday and finished it this Tuesday) Tchaikovsky - Old French Song(#16, Album for the Young) - 5 days of practice(started las...

latest reply posted 3 years ago by A Pianist in Book, dvd, a study guide, dvd demo, cd's

Hi! I have the DVD and I think it is great. I will definitely use it for my pianostudy. However I don't have any book of it and I am curious what pieces are being played on the DVD. *The piece a...

latest reply posted 3 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Going back to the wrecking ball analogy/ping pong ball analogy, but in a slightly different way to before, I had an idea yesterday that I think could be very useful for the dichotomy between lightness...

latest reply posted 3 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Hi, My neighbour called me today and asked if we could reduce the number of hours we practice the piano the piano every day - I can understand her - especially when the same section is being practise...

latest reply posted 3 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

My first new problem is related to R-L hand coordination when playing scales at a faster tempo. I played them at 40 bpm for a very long period of time, then switched to 50, 60, 80 and even 104. When p...

latest reply posted 3 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Hi there all I've been listening to Valentina Lisitsa float over the keys of chopin op.25 no.6. Then I listened to a few more artists - Sokolov, Kissin, Pollini, Ashkenazy etc. I must have list...