Technique & Musicianship

The first movement of The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 - R. Schumann. In this series we really discover the nature of the work and delve into it in detail. All technical concerns are clearly mapped on to the specific musical content of the piece, and we arrive at a whole new understanding of this somewhat enigmatic work.

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By Alan Fraser

4 Lessons

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Always Feel the Underlying Current of Sadness

We are beginning our journey into decoding Schumann


Throw Yourself into the Certain Frame of Mind

When you hyper orchestrate, the soul appears


Hitting vs Standing Up

Getting that sound we need requires a technical backing


Exploring the Emotional World

Alan and Luba are looking into very deep emotions, feeling of despondency in the main theme