AFF Institute - Ottawa 2015

Ottawa 2015

Finished

person Alan Fraser

video_library 15 Episodes

schedule Playtime: 02:08:38

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Episode 1

Elastic Hand for A Chopin Etude

Alan talks about the sound and scouping, fulcrum like movement that induces elasticity in the hand. Via Chopin's Black Key etude

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Episode 2

Left Hand - Chopin Black Keys Etude

Alan gives useful pointers ofor left hand in Chopin's black keys etude

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Episode 3

Rotation and Counter Rotation for a Healthy Hand

Alan talks about remedial effects rotation has on piano technique as well as rotation in scales

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Episode 4

Rotation in Scales and Leaps

Alan talks about scales and leaps and gives examples from the literature

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Episode 5

Elasticising Sound Aesthetic for the Ocean Etude

The sound picture for the entire etude

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Episode 6

Fixing up the Passagework Technique

We go back to basics and brake down the technique that allows us to play runs and passages

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Episode 7

Use Your Hand Muscles and Stand

How to stand and why is it important?

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Episode 8

Second Ballade Opening

Standing, double escapement..

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Episode 9

Lay Down Your Flat Hand

Alan talks about flat fingers, unified flection and agogics

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Episode 10

Elastic Hand - Playing From Within The Key

Melt your hand into the piano and get alive sound

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Episode 11

Elastic Release for Brilliance and Ease

Structured hand is not a stiff hand if it's elastically created

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Episode 12

Re-establish the Hands Biological Relationship to the Keyboard

You don't learn to walk by walking

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Episode 13

Liszt-La Leggierezza

Alan and Marc work on the concert etude [entire lesson]

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Episode 14

Action Which Generates the Physical Connection

Alan talks about the importance of good connection and how to make it happen

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Episode 15

Structural Stability for Better Alberti Bass

Alan is talking about Alberti bass and hand structure

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