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4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

I thought it might be good to post this clarification, prompted by a recent email from an American doctor who has my book and film. He asks, "By the way, I have a question with which I hope you c...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Book, dvd, a study guide, dvd demo, cd's

We are really pleased to announce that A Study Guide to The Craft of Piano Playing is now available from Maple Grove Music Productions. Please visit to place your order! Wishing you much pl...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Readers and viewers emails

Hello Alan, I am intrigued by your book and DVD on piano technique. I am an amateur pianist trying to play Chopin etudes but am running into obstacles along the way. For example, Chopin's etude in C...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Piano master video discussion group

Somewhere else I write about Volodos and arm weight. I thought this next video would help clear up what I am trying to say. It's Gyorgy Cziffra warming up for a TV show. It's an incredible disp...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Student evaluation video discussion group

Hello everyone, Just to let you know that I have finally booked my flights home for the summer and so I have a schedule to offer of where I will be and when, for anyone interested in having some l...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Book, dvd, a study guide, dvd demo, cd's

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4 years ago by A Pianist in Readers and viewers emails

I happened to come across your piano technique website and was very impressed by breadth of information on the site. Your reviews about piano technique were extremely informative, logical, and convin...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Readers and viewers emails

I got an email question from a young pianist the other day that I thought would clarify some of the basic problems in piano technque. Here's the email followed by my response. "I'm a 17...