Pianists and Focal Dystonia

Focal dystonia is a real problem for many pianists. Fortunately, Alan has been able to help numerous people providing valuable advice.

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By Alan Fraser

9 Lessons

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SERIES LESSONS

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1

Standing Without Moving the Keys

Experiencing approaching the keyboard without even moving the keys

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2

One Finger Dystonia Exercises

Tiny effort in a finger but the tension is immediately released

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3

Building the Hand Up - House of Cards

Arm should do most of the work, fingers are only keeping the keys down

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4

Building up an Arch Without Triggering Dystonic Reaction

We curl the fingers in a way that top knuckle is really at the top

5

Dystonia is Telling You What You Need

I need to flex or do anything in a way where my hand structure is maintained

6

The Arm is Talking All the Effort off the Finger

Exercise where arm is helping guiding the fingers and playing with no effort

7

The Whole Unit Leans Over

Do not move the finger but the whole hand

8

Finger Individuation

We have to learn how not to individuate our fingers first

9

Feel the Bones of the Finger

Exploring the ways of getting the bones in contact