AFF Institute - Smith College 2015

Selected lessons from 2015 Smith Institute

Finished

person Alan Fraser

video_library 15 Episodes

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Episode 1

Feeling Confident at the Piano

Alan helps a student feel confident using propper technique

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Episode 2

Proactive Hand

We talk about the arch, the thumb, standing up and proactive hand

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Episode 3

Musical Aesthetics and Technique Part 1

Smith, 2015

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Episode 4

On Rotation

"I think the rotation happens without you thinking about it

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Episode 5

Skeletal Touch

On touch and joining via Chopin

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Episode 6

Musical Aesthetics and Technique Part 2

Part 2 and a small q&a session

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Episode 7

Chopin - Nocturne Op 48 No 1

Entire, unedited lesson on Chopin's Nocturne

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Episode 8

Metacarpals and Rotation in Octaves

Last day of AFFI Smith 2015 lecture/Q&A

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Episode 9

Elasticity and Stretching

Alan's take on stretching and elasticity

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Episode 10

Different Strokes for Different Folks

A question on elasticity from an audience member in Smith AFFI

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Episode 11

Liszt - Un Sospiro

Smith 2015, unedited lesson

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Episode 12

Elastic Release and Extensors

Alan talks about elastic loading, stretch reflex, Kemal Gekic, Taubman

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Episode 13

How to Play Glissandos

Alan explains how to approach glissandos

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Episode 14

Business About the Straight Thumb

On thumb and the arch via Chopin

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Episode 15

Rotation vs Swiveling in Arpeggios

Alan taks about rotation and swiveling and touches on Taubman method too

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