Q&A with Alan Fraser [Season 2]

Season 2, more questions and answers as well as latest news from Alan.

Ongoing

person Alan Fraser

video_library 45 Episodes

schedule 3 hours 9 minutes 11 seconds

Updated: 6 months ago

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Episode 1

Elastic Quality

Asked by: adrienschmitt

access_time1 minute 48 seconds

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Episode 2

Playing Pianissimo

Asked by: sheana2002

access_time10 minutes 27 seconds

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Episode 3

Putting the Hands Inside the Piano

Asked by: hadarmo2

access_time5 minutes 53 seconds

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Episode 4

Walking Forwards vs Walking on the Spot

Asked by: markeog

access_time2 minutes 23 seconds

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Episode 5

Playing Fast Passages and Skeletal Alignment

Asked by: markeog

access_time3 minutes 28 seconds

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Episode 6

Forte Octaves

Asked by: hadarmo2

access_time8 minutes 56 seconds

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Episode 7

Leaps and Accuracy in Piano Technique

On leaps and jumps via La Campanella - Asked by: ingela

access_time5 minutes 40 seconds

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Episode 8

Maintaining the Hand Structure and Finger Independence

Asked by: Ingela

access_time8 minutes 32 seconds

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Episode 9

Muscles and Skeleton Carrying the Arm

Asked by: markeog

access_time2 minutes 6 seconds

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Episode 10

Weak Fifth Finger

Asked by: plaine

access_time3 minutes 39 seconds

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Episode 11

Adjusting Students Playing Apparatus During the Lesson

Tiny adjustments cause the brain to make adjustments to the whole system in order to align with the new organisation. Asked by: markeog

access_time7 minutes 18 seconds

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Episode 12

Alan - The Background

Asked by plaine

access_time5 minutes 57 seconds

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Episode 13

What is the Arm-Thumb?

Asked by: hadarmo2

access_time3 minutes 36 seconds

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Episode 14

The Basis of Elasticity

Asked by: plaine

access_time4 minutes 22 seconds

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Episode 15

Strong Fifth Finger

Asked by:plaine

access_time3 minutes 1 second

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Episode 16

Arrau and Rubinstein Piano Technique

Asked by: hadarmo2

access_time5 minutes 24 seconds

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Episode 17

How Do You Memorize a Piece of Music

Asked by:hadarmo2

access_time4 minutes 8 seconds

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Episode 18

Feel the Melody Pulsing

Asked by: ingela

access_time2 minutes 27 seconds

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Episode 19

Keep the Same Fingering

if you are transposing your music for any reason

access_time1 minute 30 seconds

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Episode 20

The Difficult Art of Orchestration

How to really orchestrate at the piano

access_time2 minutes 51 seconds

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Episode 21

Is the Word Differentiation a Feldenkrais Term

Asked by: markeog

access_time1 minute 50 seconds

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Episode 22

When I play right hand forte my left hand plays loudly too

Asked by: ArthurDing

access_time8 minutes 36 seconds

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Episode 23

Distribute the Weight Between Upper Arm and Fingers

Asked by: Simon Chu

access_time7 minutes 50 seconds

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Episode 24

Structure Solidification is to be Avoided

Asked by: markeog

access_time3 minutes 21 seconds

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Episode 25

Elastically Loading the Thumb and Uncurling the Claw

Asked by: markeog

access_time2 minutes 46 seconds

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Episode 26

How do I play Double Notes and Chords More Evenly

Asked by: Simon Chu

access_time3 minutes 43 seconds

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Episode 27

Applying the Principle of Reversibility

Asked by: Simon Chu

access_time1 minute 7 seconds

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Episode 28

What do You Think of Lucas Debargue

Asked by: Simon Chu

access_time1 minute 33 seconds

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Episode 29

Playing on Unfamiliar Pianos

Asked by: RushWayne

access_time3 minutes 59 seconds

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Episode 30

One Boned or Segmented Multi Joint Thumb

Asked by: markeog

access_time2 minutes 37 seconds

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Episode 31

What is the Role of the MCP Joints in Bone Rope Technique

Asked by: markeog

access_time57 seconds

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Episode 32

What do you think about Kissin

Asked by: Piano4three

access_time2 minutes 40 seconds

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Episode 33

Feldenkrais and Piano - But Why?

It's about the quality of movement and how do we translate it to the piano.

access_time1 minute 46 seconds

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Episode 34

Status of Pianimals

Hopefully we get them very soon!

access_time1 minute 8 seconds

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Episode 35

Useful Bird Beak Exercise

Rene shows his exercise he uses with his studenta

access_time3 minutes 36 seconds

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Episode 36

Silent Piano Practicing

Ever practiced on a table top, or electric piano? Is it really beneficial or not?

access_time5 minutes 3 seconds

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Episode 37

Let's Talk About the Wrist

Alan talks about how information flows throughout the wrist and why is it important it's not blocked

access_time10 minutes 39 seconds

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Episode 38

How do we actually walk?

Alan talks about walking from an anatomical and Feldenkrais perspective

access_time6 minutes 9 seconds

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Episode 39

Better physical organisation for better musical expression

There can't be one without the other

access_time2 minutes 16 seconds

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Episode 40

The most difficult piano piece you have ever played

Asked by: piano4three

access_time59 seconds

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Episode 41

What do you think of Emma Leiuman?

Asked by: Ingela

access_time17 seconds

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Episode 42

How long until the pianistic breakthrough?

Is it a specific method or a combo of them all?

access_time5 minutes 48 seconds

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Episode 43

Fast octaves

Alan's take on fast octaves, submitted by Mark Riches

access_time5 minutes 39 seconds

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Episode 44

Developing reflexes for playing octaves

Asked by: MarkRiches

access_time5 minutes 30 seconds

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Episode 45

The thumb should not invert

Also on forearm rotation and octaves

access_time5 minutes 56 seconds